Careful, You Might Be Eaten By A Grue!

Remember Zork? (If I have to ask you that, you’re in the wrong blog, bucko.) Well, the revolutionaries at Barbelith Underground have started a neat game called
For example:

push button

The voice of Kurt Loder surrounds you. He says, “Eddie, you’re great. Everybody loves you. Please, Eddie, keep making music. You’re much better than that Cobain character. And hey, bonus points for the whole Ticket Master thing. I mean, right on. Remember, Eddie, you’re the new Jim Morrisson. Everybody loves you….”

pull button!

I don’t understand that command.

The voice continues heaping praise on Eddie Vedder. You feel yourself getting weaker.

cover ears

Just go and read the thread. It started in September, and it’s a hoot. If you want more info about the real Infocom games like Zork (and my favorites: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Leather Goddesses of Phobos), go to The Underdogs (where you can download most of them) or to (where you can play them online).

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5 Responses to Careful, You Might Be Eaten By A Grue!

  1. kat says:

    ok, i’m old because i remember playing that game when it first came out on my parents puter. i actually, secretly, still love it and found the game to play

  2. Solonor says:

    Nothing Happens.

  3. Ric The Schmuck says:


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