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"This is a very simple simulation of a car racing around a track done with inform6. You'll need an interpreter of the z-code that supports real-time key reading and action." [--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]
Yet ANOTHER abuse of the Z-machine -- this time you're driving a car down a track composed of ASCII characters. There are two versions of the game in the archive, differing only in the interpreters they support.
-- R. Serena Wakefield
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obviously not an interactive fiction, but an innovative, hackery, I would stop short of saying abusive use of the z machine.
not really fun as there are better racing games, and it isn't a text adventure so the fun factor isn't really relevant here.
However I like ASCII Cars just as a demonstration/proof of concept of what is possible using the z-machine emulators.
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