Ad Verbum

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Comedy
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XYZZY Awards 2000
Finalist - Best Individual Puzzle, Best Use of Medium
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Ad Verbum
Author(s) Nick Montfort
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 2000
Authoring system Inform
Platform(s) Z-code
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Multimedia
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Ratings
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A game that focuses more on the puzzles than story, it's best known for it's rooms where every word printed, including objects in that room begin with a single letter and the parser only accepts commands beginning with that same letter.

Versions

Competition release

  • Ad Verbum (Nick Montfort; 2000; Z-code).
    • Release 1 / Serial number 000925 / Inform v?.??
  • Ad Verbum (Nick Montfort; 2006; Z-code).
    • Release 11 / Serial number 060905 / Inform v?.??

Links

General Info

Reviews

  • [1] review at SPAG
  • [2] review by Paul O'Brian