Monthly Archives: January 2014

So what exactly is “Zyll”?

Reblogged from So what exactly is Zyll? If you just asked yourself this question, then you’re not alone. Zyll was a pioneering text adventure game written by Scott Edwards and Marshal Linder for the IBM PC Jr. in 1984. … Continue reading

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King’s Quest

Sierra’s first big game was originally designed for the PC-Jr. I spent lots of time playing this one.

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My dad bought a PC-Jr back in 1984, the same year that the Apple Macintosh was released. I played a text-adventure game titled “Zyll” on that Edsel of a computer. The name has stuck.

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