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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: The Quest Begins]] (1989)
 
*[[Journey: The Quest Begins]] (1989)
 
*[[Zork: The Undiscovered Underground]] (1997) (developed by Activision)
 
*[[Zork: The Undiscovered Underground]] (1997) (developed by Activision)
  
Converted from [[ScummGlk/Alan2|Alan2]]:
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Converted from [[Glk/Alan2|Alan2]]:
 
*[[Painless Little Stupid Games]] (1999)
 
*[[Painless Little Stupid Games]] (1999)
  
Converted from [[ScummGlk/Scott|Scottfree]] - [[Adventure International]] games:
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Converted from [[Glk/Scott|ScottFree]] - [[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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*[[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)
  
Converted from [[Scott|Scottfree]] - [[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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==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