History Creator / Infocom

4th Aug '16 11:46:17 AM Angeldeb82
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!! Infocom was the TropeNamer for:

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!! Infocom was the TropeNamer {{Trope Namer|s}} for:



* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: Infocom's parsers were incredibly smart, probably due to having more memory to work with as the games didn't have any graphics.

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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: DevelopersForesight: Infocom's parsers were incredibly smart, probably due to having more memory to work with as the games didn't have any graphics.



* LoserProtagonist: The backstory for ''Infidel'' establishes the player character as a greedy opportunist who is not half as clever as he/she thinks. Their situation at the beginning of the game is the direct result of some JerkAss behavior on their part and failure to see what was coming next.

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* LoserProtagonist: The backstory for ''Infidel'' establishes the player character as a greedy opportunist who is not half as clever as he/she thinks. Their situation at the beginning of the game is the direct result of some JerkAss {{Jerkass}} behavior on their part and failure to see what was coming next.



* {{Ruritania}}: Frobnia in ''Border Zone''
* StableTimeLoop: In ''Trinity''
* SweetPollyOliver: In ''Plundered Hearts''
* VillainProtagonist: ''Infidel''

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* {{Ruritania}}: Frobnia in ''Border Zone''
Zone''.
* StableTimeLoop: In ''Trinity''
''Trinity''.
* SweetPollyOliver: In ''Plundered Hearts''
Hearts''.
* VillainProtagonist: ''Infidel''
''Infidel''.
2nd Dec '15 11:34:01 AM dreamofwritting
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* GuideDangIt: Many of the games were DEVILISHLY hard, but [[TwoWordsObviousTrope two words]]: [[VideoGame/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Babel Fish]]

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* GuideDangIt: Many of the games were DEVILISHLY hard, but [[TwoWordsObviousTrope two words]]: particularly: [[VideoGame/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Babel Fish]]
13th Sep '15 5:23:32 PM DavidDelony
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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: Infocom's parsers were incredibly smart, probably due to having more memory to work with as the games didn't have any graphics.
3rd Dec '14 11:17:17 PM rjung
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[[quoteright:293:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/infocom_logo_3433.jpg]]
3rd May '14 12:29:12 PM pittsburghmuggle
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These days many of their games are available on {{Abandonware}} sites - indeed the games (being entirely text) are ''incredibly'' small files by today's standards. ''VideoGame/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'', which was a very verbose game is only 128k - smaller than most modern digital pictures.
16th Dec '12 1:39:11 AM Thexder
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* ''VideoGame/AstekaIITemploDelSol''

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* ''VideoGame/AstekaIITemploDelSol''''[[VideoGame/AstekaIITemploDelSol Tombs & Treasure]]''
14th Dec '12 9:40:54 AM lu127
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* ''[[VideoGame/TaiyouNoShindenAstekaII Tombs & Treasure]]''

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* ''[[VideoGame/TaiyouNoShindenAstekaII Tombs & Treasure]]''''VideoGame/AstekaIITemploDelSol''
26th Nov '12 8:31:32 PM PaulA
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* PublicDomainCharacter: Each of the "Immortal Legends" games. ''Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels'' features Franchise/SherlockHolmes and related characters; ''Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur'' does likewise for King Arthur.

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* PublicDomainCharacter: Each of the "Immortal Legends" games. ''Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels'' features Franchise/SherlockHolmes and related characters; ''Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur'' does likewise for King Arthur.KingArthur.
26th Nov '12 8:31:00 PM PaulA
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* PublicDomainCharacter: ''Sherlock'' and ''Arthur'' feature... [[SherlockHolmes well]], [[KingArthur guess]].

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* PublicDomainCharacter: ''Sherlock'' Each of the "Immortal Legends" games. ''Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels'' features Franchise/SherlockHolmes and ''Arthur'' feature... [[SherlockHolmes well]], [[KingArthur guess]].related characters; ''Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur'' does likewise for King Arthur.
26th Nov '12 8:00:22 PM Thexder
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* PublicDomainCharacter: ''Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels'' features... [[SherlockHolmes well, guess]].

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* PublicDomainCharacter: ''Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels'' features... ''Sherlock'' and ''Arthur'' feature... [[SherlockHolmes well, well]], [[KingArthur guess]].
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