Zork on a Pen??

Posted: January 8th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Interactive Fiction | 5 Comments »

Really. Zork on a Pen.

The Pen is a Livescribe, a really neat little gadget that tracks your movement of a pen-like device, and which then makes it into words which it saves in memory.

You can watch the whole clip, or, if you prefer, jump right to the part when he starts playing Zork.

Come on! That’s amazing!


5 Comments on “Zork on a Pen??”

  1. 1 Dave Ross said at 6:36 am on January 12th, 2011:

    We live in the goddam future. Wow, a virtual machine (Z-machine) running on another virtual machine (JVM) running on a pen. This made my day.

  2. 2 Jacqueline said at 9:24 am on January 12th, 2011:

    You may be responsible for me buying one of these things! Not because of Zork, so much, but because I take hand written notes in meetings in a very uniform way (and can generally find what I need, but this would make it lots easier…). Wow.

  3. 3 Danny said at 3:08 pm on January 12th, 2011:

    I saw an item on this little device on local TV recently. Pretty amazing stuff indeed! I love technology.

  4. 4 JayP said at 6:46 pm on January 12th, 2011:

    Will it play DOOM?

  5. 5 Advice_Man said at 12:46 pm on February 10th, 2011:

    This is fabulous! Thank you for introducing me to that device and encouraging me to code for it. Guess I am officially retro now, since I liked the Zork aspect more than the pen itself. ;)


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