New Jonathan Coulton text adventure/classic terminal music video

David Griffith dave at
Sat Apr 8 01:15:08 CDT 2017

On April 6, 2017 10:32:34 AM PDT, "Shoppa, Tim via cctalk" <cctalk at> wrote:
>Yes, I know the video was made by using “retro-terminal” software
>on modern hardware, but the spirit of the Infocom games is still there
>The spot halfway through where the screen matches the lyrics is really
>I seem to recall the Infocom games could “pace” with realtime delays in
>the text scrolling but that may be mis-remembering things.

The z-machine can do timed events, but not the kind of text timing shown in the video.
David Griffith
dave at

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