Wednesday, June 25, 2008

The Lost Treasures of Infocom

The Lost Treasures of InfocomThere was a time when you wouldn't even think of pirating a game, solely based on the quality and richness of its packaging. Take The Lost Treasures of Infocom for example. Besides sporting 20 fantastic games on five 3.5" disks, its lovely box came stuffed with a huge manual covering all included games, an equal in volume hint-book, a ton of excellent maps, feelies, parchment cards, reference cards, an Activision catalog and an assortment of other stuff. Oh, and, yes, you can still grab this box of delights via the aptly named The Lost Treasures of Infocom eBay auction. Happily, seller ships worldwide.

The games included are: Infidel, The Lurking Horror, Suspect, Ballyhoo, MoonMist, Witness, Deadline, Starcross, Suspended, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Planetfall, Stationfall, Enchanter, Sorcerer, Spellbreaker, Zork I, Zork II, Zork III, Beyond Zork and Zork Zero. Oh, and you can play some of them online and for free here.


  1. Excellent catch! I've been wondering how they dealt with the feelies in those compilations, so I appreciate seeing the picture you took. Have fun :)

  2. Well, I technically took no picture, but, regardless, that's a FANTASTIC blog you got there!

  3. My morning speed reading didn't quite catch that you were just advocating the awesomeness this item. It was fun to see none-the-less.

    Btw, I'm happy that I somehow stumbled onto your blog. I'll definitely be reading this one and your other related blogs.

  4. Why, thank you very much. Guess I'll be drooling over the Nerditorium too. After I link towards it from both here and the Lair, that is.