Zork source code, 1977
Scope and Contents
The analog material mentioned above consists of four boxes of content including paper server/tape dump logs and contextual material including handbooks for using ARPANET, other servers, and timesharing systems.
The digital tape images and extracted files contain numerous directories with research and working files primarily textual in nature—code, software, logs, documents, emails, etc., organized by individual users or groups within these labs or by topics. Additionally, there are files created by non-MIT “guests” who had access to the MIT timeshare machines through MIT community members or networked environments such as ARPANET.
Included is an early version of the source code to the interactive fiction game Zork from 1977, extracted for researcher ease of access.
Conditions Governing Access
From the File: 1.3 Terabytes (13,424,283 digital files)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
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