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The Enduring Legacy of Zork


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Forty years after the creation of Zork, the text-adventure computer game continues to entertain players and influence technologists.

Credit: Mike Dornbrook

In 1977, four recent MIT graduates who'd met at MIT's Laboratory for Computer Science used the lab's PDP-10 mainframe to develop a computer game that captivated the world.

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