Bots Open Door to Gaming History

Andre Torrez has found a way to use some new technology to get in touch with an old friend.

He’s been spending a lot of his down time — in airports and waiting for friends — playing old-school Infocom interactive text games like Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. —Daniel Terdiman
Bots Open Door to Gaming History (Wired)

It’s good to see contemporary free IF mentioned in Wired, though it would be nice to see it mentioned in some context other than nostaliga for a fondly remembered but now long dead genre.

I’d have no idea this article headline was about interactive fiction if I hadn’t seen it linked in a cluster of IF articles on Appunti Disordinati di Viaggio