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''Hunt The Wumpus'' is a text-based hunting game from 1972. It was written in BASIC by Gregory Yob on [[UsefulNotes/MainframesAndMinicomputers mainframes]] at the University of Massachusetts and published as a type-in program in books and magazines throughout TheSeventies. In 1980, it was remade as a graphical puzzle game for the [[UsefulNotes/TI99 TI-99/4A]].

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''Hunt The the Wumpus'' is a text-based hunting game from 1972. It was written in BASIC by Gregory Yob on [[UsefulNotes/MainframesAndMinicomputers mainframes]] at the University of Massachusetts and published as a type-in program in books and magazines throughout TheSeventies. In 1980, it was remade as a graphical puzzle game for the [[UsefulNotes/TI99 TI-99/4A]].


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* StockPuzzle: Has been incorporated in its entirety into larger video games, such as ''VideoGame/KingdomOfLoathing''.


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* PerspectiveFlip: [[http://bethewumpus.sourceforge.net/ Be the Wumpus]], a game where you ''play as the Wumpus'' and have to seek and kill the hunters via your hearing, since the cave is completely dark.

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* BeastInTheMaze: The player hunts the titular monster (which can be distinguished only by its stench) within a cave whose twenty rooms are connected like the vertices of a dodecahedron.


[[caption-width-right:300:The Wumpus eating you in the [[UsefulNotes/{{TI99}} TI-99/4A]] version. Possibly videogaming's first GameOverMan.]]

''Hunt The Wumpus'' is a text-based hunting game from 1972. It was written in BASIC by Gregory Yob on [[UsefulNotes/MainframesAndMinicomputers mainframes]] at the University of Massachusetts and published as a type-in program in books and magazines throughout TheSeventies. In 1980, it was remade as a graphical puzzle game for the [UsefulNotes/[{{TI99}} TI-99/4A]].

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[[caption-width-right:300:The Wumpus eating you in the [[UsefulNotes/{{TI99}} [[UsefulNotes/TI99 TI-99/4A]] version. Possibly videogaming's first GameOverMan.]]

''Hunt The Wumpus'' is a text-based hunting game from 1972. It was written in BASIC by Gregory Yob on [[UsefulNotes/MainframesAndMinicomputers mainframes]] at the University of Massachusetts and published as a type-in program in books and magazines throughout TheSeventies. In 1980, it was remade as a graphical puzzle game for the [UsefulNotes/[{{TI99}} [[UsefulNotes/TI99 TI-99/4A]].


[[caption-width-right:300:The Wumpus eating you in the [[{{TI99}} TI-99/4A]] version. Possibly videogaming's first GameOverMan.]]

''Hunt The Wumpus'' is a text-based hunting game from 1972. It was written in BASIC by Gregory Yob on [[UsefulNotes/MainframesAndMinicomputers mainframes]] at the University of Massachusetts and published as a type-in program in books and magazines throughout TheSeventies. In 1980, it was remade as a graphical puzzle game for the [[{{TI99}} TI-99/4A]].

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[[caption-width-right:300:The Wumpus eating you in the [[{{TI99}} [[UsefulNotes/{{TI99}} TI-99/4A]] version. Possibly videogaming's first GameOverMan.]]

''Hunt The Wumpus'' is a text-based hunting game from 1972. It was written in BASIC by Gregory Yob on [[UsefulNotes/MainframesAndMinicomputers mainframes]] at the University of Massachusetts and published as a type-in program in books and magazines throughout TheSeventies. In 1980, it was remade as a graphical puzzle game for the [[{{TI99}} [UsefulNotes/[{{TI99}} TI-99/4A]].



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''Hunt The Wumpus'' is a text-based hunting game from 1972. It was written in BASIC by Gregory Yob on [[MainframesAndMinicomputers mainframes]] at the University of Massachusetts and published as a type-in program in books and magazines throughout TheSeventies. In 1980, it was remade as a graphical puzzle game for the [[{{TI99}} TI-99/4A]].

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''Hunt The Wumpus'' is a text-based hunting game from 1972. It was written in BASIC by Gregory Yob on [[MainframesAndMinicomputers [[UsefulNotes/MainframesAndMinicomputers mainframes]] at the University of Massachusetts and published as a type-in program in books and magazines throughout TheSeventies. In 1980, it was remade as a graphical puzzle game for the [[{{TI99}} TI-99/4A]].


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The Wumpus'' is a text-based hunting game from 1972. It was written in BASIC by Gregory Yob on [[MainframesAndMinicomputers mainframes]] at the University of Massachusetts and published as a type-in program in books and magazines throughout TheSeventies. In 1980, it was remade as a graphical puzzle game for the [[{{TI99}} TI-99/4A]].

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