infocom on other systems

Eric Smith eric at
Tue Sep 2 01:35:51 CDT 2008

Rick Murphy wrote:
> Getting something as simple as Adventure fit onto the PDP-8 was a lot 
> more work than I'd like to admit. Anything more complex is out of the 
> question.

The early Infocom games ran fine on computers with 32K*8 RAM, so 32K*12 
should work fine.

With more aggressive paging and a suitable disk, even the larger games 
should work.  The official interpreters never page the impure data, but 
there's no reason an interpreter can't do that.


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