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Windows Frotz is described as 'interpreter that can play all the old Infocom text adventures. Infocom used a novel approach to write their games: they had a system that produced a data file for the adventure that was the same on every computer, and an interpreter for every computer that' and is an app. There are six alternatives to Windows Frotz for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Electron / Atom Shell. The best alternative is Gargoyle IF Player, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Windows Frotz are Text Fiction, Fabularium, dMagnetic and Lectrote.

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  • Windows

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  1. Gargoyle IF Player

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to Gargoyle IF Player 

    Gargoyle is an IF player that supports all the major interactive fiction formats.

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    Text Fiction

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    12 alternatives to Text Fiction 

    With interactive fiction novels you're more than just a passive book reader, following the adventures of the hero. Instead, you become the hero! Explore the world, make decissions and ultimately decide on the outcome.

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    Fabularium

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    6 alternatives to Fabularium 

    Create and play interactive fiction on your Android phone or tablet. Also known as text adventures, interactive books, playable novels, z-machine, glulx, tads, terps.

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    dMagnetic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Linux
    • OpenBSD
    • FreeBSD
    • NetBSD
    • Windows
    • AmigaOS
    • Mac
    6 alternatives to dMagnetic 

    "You wake up on a sunny August morning with birds singing, and the air fresh and clear. However, your joints are stiff and you have not woken up in your bedroom as you would have expected. Trying to recall what happened the night before, you manage to piece together a few...

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    1.  Single playerdMagnetic has one or more single player game modes.
    2.  PortabledMagnetic can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    dMagnetic 0.30, running "The Guild of Thieves" in xterm.
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    Lectrote

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    14 alternatives to Lectrote 

    A portable Interactive Fiction games interpreter application.

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    Windows Git

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to Windows Git 

    Windows Git is an interpreter for Glulx games. Windows Git consists of a core interpreter called Git, and an input/output library, called Windows Glk. Together these two components form the Windows Git package, which has been created by David Kinder.

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