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{{EngineDescription|
 
{{EngineDescription|
 
name=Frotz|
 
name=Frotz|
developer=Stefan Jokisch, [[User:dreammaster|dreammaster]]|
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developer=David Griffith, [[User:dreammaster|dreammaster]]|
 
companies=[[Infocom]] and others|
 
companies=[[Infocom]] and others|
 
usedBy=innumerable games|
 
usedBy=innumerable games|
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*[[Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels]] (1988)
 
*[[Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels]] (1988)
 
*[[Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur]] (1989)
 
*[[Arthur: The Quest for Excalibur]] (1989)
*[[James Clavell's Shogun]] (1989)
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*[[James Clavell's Shōgun]] (1989)
*[[Journey]] (1989)
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*[[Journey: The Quest Begins]] (1989)
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*[[Zork: The Undiscovered Underground]] (1997) (developed by Activision)
  
Converted:
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Converted from [[Glk/Alan2|Alan2]]:
*[[Colossal Cave Adventure]] (I: 1975-1977, II: 1978-1981, 2.5: 1995, 3: 1978, 4: 1995, 5: 1978, 6: 1984, 370: 1993)
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*[[Painless Little Stupid Games]] (1999)
  
Converted from [[Scott|Scottfree]]:
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Converted from [[Glk/Scott|ScottFree]] - [[Adventure International]] games:
[[Adventure International]] games:
 
 
*[[Adventureland]] (1978)
 
*[[Adventureland]] (1978)
 
*[[Pirate Adventure]], a.k.a. Pirate Cove (1979)
 
*[[Pirate Adventure]], a.k.a. Pirate Cove (1979)
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*[[Ghost Town]] (1980)
 
*[[Ghost Town]] (1980)
 
*[[Savage Island]], Part I and II (1981)
 
*[[Savage Island]], Part I and II (1981)
*[[Golden Voyage]] (1981)
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*[[The Golden Voyage]] (1981)
 
*[[Sorcerer of Claymorgue Castle]] (1982)
 
*[[Sorcerer of Claymorgue Castle]] (1982)
 
*[[Return to Pirate's Isle]] (1983)
 
*[[Return to Pirate's Isle]] (1983)
 
*[[The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension]] (1984)
 
*[[The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension]] (1984)
*[[Questprobe featuring The Hulk]] a.k.a Marvel Adventure #1 (1984)
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*[[Questprobe: Featuring the Hulk]] a.k.a Marvel Adventure #1 (1984)
*[[Questprobe featuring Spider-Man]] (1984)
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*[[Questprobe: Featuring Spider-Man]] (1984)
*[[Questprobe featuring Human Torch and the Thing]] (1985)
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*[[Questprobe: Featuring the Human Torch and the Thing]] (1985)
  
[[Mysterious Adventures series]]:
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Converted from [[Glk/Scott|ScottFree]] - [[Mysterious Adventures series]]:
 
*[[Mysterious Adventures 1: The Golden Baton]] (1981)
 
*[[Mysterious Adventures 1: The Golden Baton]] (1981)
 
*[[Mysterious Adventures 2: The Time Machine]] (1981)
 
*[[Mysterious Adventures 2: The Time Machine]] (1981)
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*[[Mysterious Adventures 10: Ten Little Indians]] (1983)
 
*[[Mysterious Adventures 10: Ten Little Indians]] (1983)
 
*[[Mysterious Adventures 11: Waxworks]] (1983)
 
*[[Mysterious Adventures 11: Waxworks]] (1983)
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Converted from Miscellaneous architectures:
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*[[Colossal Cave Adventure]] (I: 1975-1977, II: 1978-1981, 2.5: 1995, 3: 1978, 4: 1995, 5: 1978, 6: 1984, 370: 1993) (converted from Fortran/C to Inform)
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*[[Zork]] (1978) (the original release by the team that would become Infocom at MIT, converted to Inform) (converted from Fortran to Inform)
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*[[Frankenstein Adventure]] (1981) (converted from TRS-80 to Inform)
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*[[The Nine Dancers]] (1986) (converted from BBC to Inform)
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*[[Werner's Quest 1: The Black Ladder]] (1985) (converted from The Quill Adventure System to Inform)
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*[[Werner's Quest 2: Revenge of the Thing-Fish]] (1985) (converted from The Quill Adventure System to Inform)
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*[[Werner's Quest 3: Rance the Dungeonkeeper]] (1985) (converted from The Quill Adventure System to Inform)
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*[[Werner's Quest 4: Unchanter]] (1985) (converted from The Quill Adventure System to Inform)
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*[[Snafufun]] (1988) (converted from BASIC to Inform)
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*[[The Puppet-Man]] (1987) (converted from BBC to Inform)
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*[[Paranoia]] (1987) (converted from C to Inform)
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*[[Odieus' Quest for the Magic Flingshot]] (1993) (converted from LADS (Levy's Adventure Development System) to AGT (Adventure Game Toolkit) to Inform)
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*[[Robot Finds Kitten]] (1997) (converted from C to Inform)
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*[[Chaos In Space]] (2001) (aka Warp!) (converted from DOS to Inform)
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*[[HLA Adventure]] (2004) (converted from HLA (high level assembly) to Inform)
  
 
==Status==
 
==Status==
A work-in-progress sub-engine of the new [[ScummGlk]] API has been added based on Frotz.
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A work-in-progress sub-engine of the new [[Glk]] API has been added based on Frotz.
  
 
==Resources==
 
==Resources==

Latest revision as of 07:58, 30 September 2019

Frotz
Engine developer David Griffith, dreammaster
Companies that used it Infocom and others
Games that use it innumerable games
Date added to ScummVM December 9, 2018
First release containing it None


About

Frotz is the most popular Z-machine implementation, developed by Stefan Jokisch to play games adhering to the different Z-machine versions of text-based games, first introduced for the Zork series and following games by Infocom, then later Graham Nelson's Inform that became the de facto standard for interactive fiction.

Games

Infocom games:

Converted from Alan2:

Converted from ScottFree - Adventure International games:

Converted from ScottFree - Mysterious Adventures series:

Converted from Miscellaneous architectures:

Status

A work-in-progress sub-engine of the new Glk API has been added based on Frotz.

Resources

External links