Anyone here ever read those zork books way back when?

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  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Where you have to make decisions about the story and flip to certain pages based on a choice? I loved those things as a lil nikka. I found a phone app that's similar called lifeline. It starts out slow but what's cool is when you give the lil nikka in the story a task he logs off and you have to wait for his reply. You'll get a notification when it's time to continue. I thought this was a cool concept so I'm sharing it with all my fellow posters. Check it out. @Nerdbomb - I think you will like this.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.threeminutegames.lifeline.google&hl=en

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lifeline.../id982354972?mt=8

    BTW: before you start bitching about the .99 cost if you are on android you should be using Google opinion rewards. I haven't paid for an app in fo-eva.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.paidtasks&hl=en
     
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  2. Swedish John

    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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  3. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    zork rhymes with dork.

    so, no.
     
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    Never had it
     
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    It's true :(
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    o_O

    honestly, I've never heard of them.
     
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    I remember playing Zork and paying money to call their hint line. :facepalm:
     
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    Dumbass
     
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    Teeney My friends call me Lissette Gold

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    I was gonna throw you a beatin but then I realized you were right.
     
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    Oh hellz yes
     
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    My grade school library kept me well stocked with these bad boys.
     
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    Played the games never read the books. The lifeline games are fun though.
     
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    Somehow, you are able to read my mind.

    This week's episode of This American Life was a rerun I'd never heard until now, about two boys obsessed with Piers Anthony books. Piers Anthony wrote tons of books about magical kingdoms, wizards, goblins and fairies. I know you'd recognize these books and you probably read them, I did. And here's why I say you read my mind - the story about Piers Anthony books got me thinking so much about choose your own adventure books, they've been on my mind all week.

    I downloaded Lifeline when it was brand new and played it all the way through twice. That guy in the game was my buddy. I wish there was a way to keep that game going, I wish they'd update it often. I miss him.

    If you get bored, listen to this ep of This American Life. It's a really good one.
    http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/470/show-me-the-way


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    No fucking way. That is beyond weird. I looked at the app store for android and there are a few sequels I think. I can't believe you already played this :jj: I just got a notification but then Taylor went busy again. :(

    I'm downloading the podcast now. I'll let you know...
     
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    So weird, but good weird.

    I can't remember what I paid for Lifeline, and the App Store won't give me the price since I've already purchased it, but that was the most expensive game I ever purchased for my phone. I read the reviews and knew I had to have it. Thanks for thinking of me.
     
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    You guys should totally make out!
     
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