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Frotz project is a portable Z-Machine interpreter. Frotz is an interpreter for Infocom games and other Z-machine games
Frotz project is a portable Z-Machine interpreter.
Frotz is an interpreter for Infocom games and other Z-machine games. It complies with standard 1.0 of Graham Nelson's specification.
It was written by Stefan Jokisch in 1995-1997. It was ported to Unix by Galen Hazelwood. Currently the Unix port is being developed and maintained by David Griffith.
The Unix port is also the canonical core version upon which all other ports are based.
Here are some key features of "Frotz":
Compiles and runs without changes on most common flavors of Unix, both open source and not. This includes MacOS X.
Portable to many other operating systems and hardware.
Plays all Z-code games including V6.
Old-style sound support through OSS driver.
Optional dumb interface.
Default use of the Quetzal save file format. Command line option to use the old format.
Distributed under the GNU General Public License.
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