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| activity = Frotz
| icon = Activity-frotz.svg
| status = Stable
| version = 3
| base = No
| source = included in the .xo bundle
| contributors = [[User:Jminor|Josh Minor]]
= Frotz =
Frotz.activity lets you play interactive fiction games on your XO laptop. This activity is a wrapper around the Unix port of [http://frotz.sourceforge.net/ Frotz], which is an interpreter for Infocom games and other Z-machine games. It includes one game, the classic [http://www.rickadams.org/adventure/ Adventure]. You can download more games here: [[Frotz/Games]].
= Screenshot =
= Instructions =
== How to install ==
Download this .xo file from the Browse activity: [[Media:Frotz-3.xo|Frotz-3.xo]]
If you have an older version, you'll need to delete it before you can download the new version. There are instructions here: [[Activity_Upgrade]]
== How to play ==
Type in what you want to do.
== How to develop ==
Frotz.activity is free software, licensed under the [[GPL]] and so is the actual frotz interpreter. You can find the source code to the wrapper inside the .xo bundle. Source for the interpreter can be found on David Griffith's website: http://frotz.sourceforge.net/
If you are interested in a python z-machine implementation see: http://code.google.com/p/zvm/
= Release Notes =
Added license info to activity.info
Fixed the Get More Games button. Includes frotz v2.43
First public release. Includes frotz v2.43
= Testing =
v3 has been tested on build 8.2-760.
v2 has been tested on build 690 under emulation as well as on a G1G1 running 691 and 8.2-760.
= Reviews =
= Bugs =
* The Keep button doesn't save your progress.
= Feature requests =
* Ideally this would incorporate [http://www.inform-fiction.org Inform], so you could write interactive fiction as well as play it.
* I want to view source key to show me the source code for the current game. I hate getting stuck somewhere for an hour and having no clue how to proceed. For example, who could guess that "release bird" works but "open cage" does not? Who has enough patience to guess how to escape the mazes? [[User:Jpritikin|Jpritikin]] 13:15, 16 July 2008 (UTC)
General Activity Info (for latest tested version)
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