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Zork co-creators to be honored
Posted By Mike Maginnis On December 20, 2012 @ 12:12 am In Elsewhere,General,People | Comments Disabled
Wired is reporting that Dave Lebling  and Mark Blank , two of the co-creators of Zork and co-founders of Infocom, will be honored with the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences’ Pioneer Award at the DICE Summit  in February. Read the whole announcement here  and then check out an interview conducted with Lebling by Wired writer Chris Kohler. In an interesting twist, the interview is presented as a playable text adventure using Playfic , an online community that lets you write, remix, share, and play interactive text-based games with the world.
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URLs in this post:
 Dave Lebling: http://www.infocom-if.org/authors/lebling.html
 Mark Blank: http://www.infocom-if.org/authors/blank.html
 DICE Summit: http://www.dicesummit.org/
 here: http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2012/12/zork-infocom-pioneer-award/
 Playfic: http://playfic.com
 Image: http://a2central.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/interview.png
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