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* [[Glk/Glulxe|Glulxe]] - For playing Glulx games authored using Inform.
 
* [[Glk/Glulxe|Glulxe]] - For playing Glulx games authored using Inform.
 
* [[Glk/Hugo|Hugo]] - For playing games created using the Hugo interactive fiction development system.
 
* [[Glk/Hugo|Hugo]] - For playing games created using the Hugo interactive fiction development system.
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* [[Glk/JACL|JACL]] - For playing games created using the JACL HTML-based interactive fiction development system.
 
* [[Glk/Magnetic|Magnetic]] - For playing the Magnetic Scrolls games.
 
* [[Glk/Magnetic|Magnetic]] - For playing the Magnetic Scrolls games.
 
* [[Glk/Quest|Quest]] - For playing games created using Alex Warren's Quest text adventure writing system.
 
* [[Glk/Quest|Quest]] - For playing games created using Alex Warren's Quest text adventure writing system.

Revision as of 18:30, 10 October 2019

Glk
Engine developer dreammaster, Tor Andersson
Companies that used it See Sub-engines
Games that use it See Sub-engines
Date added to ScummVM 2018-12-09
First release containing it None

About

Glk is an engine that implements the Glk API for text adventures (a.k.a. interactive fiction). Under it sits a number of sub-engines, each supporting a different company's and/or category of text adventures.

Sub-engines

  • ADRIFT - For playing games created using the Adventure Development & Runner - Interactive Fiction Toolkit.
  • AdvSys - For playing games created using the AdvSys text adventure writing system.
  • Alan2 - For playing games created with the Alan 2 standard library version of the Adventure Language System.
  • Alan3 - For playing games created with the Alan 3 standard library version of the Adventure Language System.
  • Frotz - For playing Infocom games and more recent Z-code games authored using Inform.
  • Glulxe - For playing Glulx games authored using Inform.
  • Hugo - For playing games created using the Hugo interactive fiction development system.
  • JACL - For playing games created using the JACL HTML-based interactive fiction development system.
  • Magnetic - For playing the Magnetic Scrolls games.
  • Quest - For playing games created using Alex Warren's Quest text adventure writing system.
  • Scott - For playing the Scott Adams games.
  • TADS - For playing games created with the Text Adventure Development System.

Status

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