Exclamation Marks in Crowther's Adventure

As part of the Critical Code Studies Working Group inquiry (membership-only link, but a publication is planned) into the original source code for Crowther’s Colossal Cave Adventure, I asked… When does Crowther use exclamation marks? It’s not a deep philosophical question, and the fate of the world does not hang on the outcome.  But it’s one way to zoom in on the interaction between the user experience, and the interaction…