January 2, 2008 4:42 PM Subscribe
is a documentary about Text Adventures (later Interactive Fiction
), the storytellers who created them, and their unique place in the history of computer games." Although not completed yet (it will be soon, as filming was completed in October), this documentary will contain 76 interviews
with people involved in the industry at the time, including Scott Adams (not the cartoonist), Marc Blanc and Tim Anderson (who both worked on Zork
, one of the best known examples of the medium) . Here's a teaser trailer
. And here are some fun representatives
of the genre to play online.