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The Comedy Collection - Infocom Interactive Fiction

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comedy.zip (1.60 MB)
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
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infocom_-_the_comedy_collection.pdf
Emulation
This game works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II,

A collection of Infocom text games, Including:

Ballyhoo
Bureaucracy
Hollywood Hijinx
Nord And Bert

Bonus Titles:
Planetfall
Zork I

Compatibility
Architecture: 68k

The box states OS 6.07 to 7.5, but it runs up to Mac OS 9.2 including Classic Environment.

To play this game on Mac OS X, you don't need to configure a Mac emulator, because 'Zoom' does also the job for you.
For Zoom, please refer to its homepage at http://www.logicalshift.co.uk/unix/zoom/

To get the games recognized by Zoom, rename the game by adding the extension ".z5" (without quotes) to its name.

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IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2012, July 1 - 8:47pm

Otherwise, Zoom is the best!

About Zork.dfont, I can't remember that I fiddled around with such font in the past.
The Zoom application is really a very good interpreter to play the stuff today.

TheRealAnubis's picture
by TheRealAnubis - 2012, July 1 - 8:06pm

Ahh, I didn't even notice DOS on the requirements list!
From the box bottom:

IBM Version:
IBM PC or 100% compatible
640K RAM
CD-ROM Drive
Windows 3.1
MS-DOS (5.0-6.2 supported)
Hard Disk Drive with 2MB Available

Great! I'm glad it came through, now I can donate more stuff as I find it at the thrift shops..

Oh, and a note on Zoom. I don't know if it will happen for you, but I grabbed the Zork.dfont font to use with Zoom, and it killed Zoom (locked up when you went to preferences), and Font Book (locked up if you selected the Zork font for any reason). I had to physically remove it from the font folder, then run fontfinagler to get rid of it completely. I even tried to make it a TTF, and it did the same thing. Just letting everyone know! Otherwise, Zoom is the best!

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2012, July 1 - 5:50am

Also, this was a hybrid CD, but I don't know if the PC part came through or not.

You made it right, the PC partition has been stored on the image, too.
Althought the Installer on the PC partition requires Windows,
but readme tells how to install from within DOS.

TheRealAnubis's picture
by TheRealAnubis - 2012, June 30 - 7:36pm
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If you like word games, these are some of the greats! Planetfall is probably my favorite from this bunch.
Also, this was a hybrid CD, but I don't know if the PC part came through or not. If someone burns it and finds out, please let me know!