Dear Ben: Voice Activated Adventure

Posted: March 25th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Interactive Fiction | 1 Comment »

I was contacted a while ago by Richard Rutenberg, a fun and dedicated fellow who has been spending quite some time making a voice-activated version of the original Adventure/Colossal Cave! Available at 610-DEAR-BEN (610-332-7236), a quick visit to his website,, and you can see the leaderboard, learn of projects to translate to other languages, and just marvel someone spent this time doing this.

Initially, the thing ran a bit slow – now it’s fast as lightning. Trust me, it’s worth a couple tries. Give it a whirl.

One Comment on “Dear Ben: Voice Activated Adventure”

  1. 1 Rich Rutenberg said at 11:53 am on May 12th, 2010:

    I’ve updated the game some more and now have an iPhone version and web version. Of course we continue to collect foreign language narrations and encourage you to contribute.

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