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Glk
Engine developer dreammaster, Tor Andersson
Companies that used it See Sub-engines
Games that use it See Sub-engines
Date added to ScummVM December 9, 2018
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.

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