Colossal Cave Adventure (also known as ADVENT, Colossal Cave, or Adventure) (Crowther, 1976; Crowther & Woods, 1977), an iPhone version of the first text adventure computer game.
Rewrote game to implement 1000-point version by David Malmberg. Also, added Game Center support! In addition to leader boards, you can now invite other players and give them a virtual tour to help them should they get stuck.
Made the play/resume button bigger, fixed a long-standing problem with watering the plant.
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Still can’t water the plant
Play button fixed, but still can’t water the plant with bottle of water, unless I am doing something wrong. I’ve tried every command and even tried to use the stone pitcher.
There’s a big when u try to water the plant
Just the way I remember it!
Just downloaded this app. I used to play the original Adventure game for HOURS. Did finally beat the game - big thing about this is it makes you think - it's not graphic. You need to draw a map as you go and track your movements. There are secrets and uses for each of the items. The snake is the first trick. Get the bird - but to get the bird you need to first find the cage. But you can't get the bird in the cage until you drop something. Use reasoning, imagination, and draw a map as you go. You should be able to have hours of fun too.
For older - not Gen X mostly us boomers that were into computers in the early days - before GUIs and mice - back when the command line ruled - this was the type of games that wasted hundreds of hours in university labs, company computer centers and other such places.
I played this game and others (trek, hammurabi, etc) on PR1ME mini-computers on text terminals.
This implementation of Adventure (or the Colossal Cave) is very well done. My compliments to those that created it.
- Pi-Soft Consulting, LLC
- 14.6 MB
Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © 1991, 1993 The Regents of the University of California
Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.