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{{EngineDescription|
 
{{EngineDescription|
name=ScummGlk|
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name=Glk|
 
developer=[[User:dreammaster|dreammaster]], Tor Andersson|
 
developer=[[User:dreammaster|dreammaster]], Tor Andersson|
companies=See [[ScummGlk#Sub-engines|Sub-engines]]|
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companies=See [[Glk#Sub-engines|Sub-engines]]|
usedBy=See [[ScummGlk#Sub-engines|Sub-engines]]|
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usedBy=See [[Glk#Sub-engines|Sub-engines]]|
 
dateAdded=December 9, 2018|
 
dateAdded=December 9, 2018|
 
release=None
 
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==About==
 
==About==
ScummGlk is an engine that implements the Glk API for text adventures (aka interactive fiction). Under it sits a number of sub-engines, each supporting a different company's and/or category of text adventures.
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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==
 
==Sub-engines==
* [[ScummGlk/Advsys|Advsys]] - For playing games created using the Advsys text adventure writing system.
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* [[Glk/ADRIFT|ADRIFT]] - For playing games created using the Adventure Development & Runner - Interactive Fiction Toolkit.
* [[ScummGlk/Alan2|Alan2]] - For playing games created with the Alan 2 standard library version of the Adventure Language System.
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* [[Glk/AdvSys|AdvSys]] - For playing games created using the AdvSys text adventure writing system.
* [[ScummGlk/Alan3|Alan3]] - For playing games created with the Alan 3 standard library version of the Adventure Language System.
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* [[Glk/Alan2|Alan2]] - For playing games created with the Alan 2 standard library version of the Adventure Language System.
* [[ScummGlk/Frotz|Frotz]] - For playing Infocom games and more recent Z-code games authored using Inform.
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* [[Glk/Alan3|Alan3]] - For playing games created with the Alan 3 standard library version of the Adventure Language System.
* [[ScummGlk/Glulxe|Glulxe]] - For playing Glulx games authored using Inform.
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* [[Glk/Frotz|Frotz]] - For playing Infocom games and more recent Z-code games authored using Inform.
* [[ScummGlk/Hugo|Hugo]] - For playing games created using the Hugo interactive fiction development system.
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* [[Glk/Glulxe|Glulxe]] - For playing Glulx games authored using Inform.
* [[ScummGlk/Magnetic|Magnetic]] - For playing the Magnetic Scrolls games.
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* [[Glk/Hugo|Hugo]] - For playing games created using the Hugo interactive fiction development system.
* [[ScummGlk/Scott|Scott]] - For playing the Scott Adams games.
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* [[Glk/Magnetic|Magnetic]] - For playing the Magnetic Scrolls games.
* [[ScummGlk/TADS|TADS]] - For playing games created with the Text Adventure Development System.
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* [[Glk/Quest|Quest]] - For playing games created using Alex Warren's Quest text adventure writing system.
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* [[Glk/Scott|Scott]] - For playing the Scott Adams games.
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* [[Glk/TADS|TADS]] - For playing games created with the Text Adventure Development System.
  
 
==Status==
 
==Status==

Revision as of 03:56, 30 September 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.
  • 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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