Since I first posted my adventure list on rec.games.int-fiction, I
have gotten feedback from an incredible number of people. I will make
no attempt to list everyone who has contributed here, just a few of
the major contributors. To all of you who have sent me information but
aren't listed below: Thanks! To all of you who are listed here:
Thanks even more! Without all of you, this list would be far from as
complete as it is now.
- Hans Persson
For almost everything you find on these pages. He started Adventureland
in 1993 and since then it advanced to the most valuable ressource
for adventures and interactive fiction in the web.
- Paul David Doherty
For his old list of adventure games and an infinite number of answers.
He also maintains a web page about adventure games. He has also re-created
some of the company logos used on these pages.
- Fredrik Ekman
For his list of
Tolkien-related games (not only adventures).
- Phil Goetz
For a very interesting article on interactive fiction.
- Nathan Torkington
For another list of adventure games.
- Alan Cox
For information on Adventure International UK (where he once worked).
He's also the author of ScottFree, a freeware interpreter for playing
Scott Adams games.
- Jon Thackray and Jonathan R. Partington
For information on mainframe adventures, Acornsoft and Topologika
(where they worked).
- Robert A. Pelak
For going through Softalk magazine from 1980 to 1984 and contributing
lots of information on Apple II games.
- Jacob Gunness
For immense amounts of information about Commodore 64 and Amiga games
and other things.
- Scott Adams
For information about Adventure International (which he founded).
He also has a web page
with information about his new game project.
- Wolfgang "Ungi" Unger
For tons of information about Amiga games (mostly).
- Rod Shepherd
For going through his collection of games (some 3000 titles!) and
catalogs and contributing lots of information. The above email address
is not valid anymore. Let me know if you have a current one!
- Jindrich Kubec
For lots of information about Atari 8-bit games.
- Crispin Boylan
For supplying lots of information about what ran on BBCs.
- Staffan Vilcans
For supplying vast amounts of information about Spectrum games and
lots of strange games in languages I hardly knew existed (well, almost
- Gil Megidish
For lots of cover scans from Sierra On-Line.
- Andy Linnenkohl
For lots of information and over 50MB of cover scans.
- Henrik Jensen
For various information and logos.
- Troels H. Platz
Lots of information, mostly about Sierra games.
- Rene van Hasselaar
For sending lots of mostly small but still important corrections.
- C. E. Forman
For contributing lots of additions from his large collection, especially
lots of packaging information. He is also the proprietor of Ye
Olde Infocomme Shoppe.
- Maike Liedtke
For the Adventureland logo.
- Anthony Guter
For inside information from Mastertronic where he worked for six years.
Adventureland was created by Hans
Persson and is now maintained by Stefan Meier.
If you find any errors or have information that is missing,
please let me know