Welcome To The World's First Text-Based First Person Shooter

Well, technically speaking, I'm not sure if a text based game can actually be a first person shooter, so let's just call it a shooter! This is insane nonetheless: it's a shooter built using the mechanics used in super old school text adventures. Man, the nostalgia... crossed with the pain of terrible functionality. So many feelings!

And yes, I'm old enough to remember playing (and being completely confused by) text-based adventures, so this is a real novelty for me. For you younger folks, consider this an education of the struggles the older generation had to go through in order to enjoy video games!

You can check out the game here!


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    Because online shooters weren't frustrating enough.....

    Was expecting something more along the lines of
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQaKv2eYOuo

      Ahh, ASCII Quake, the destroyer of eyes. Personally, I was thinking more along the lines of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wAqMmhrvOw

      Last edited 05/11/12 3:00 pm

    I tried, but there are only two rooms and they are full.

    Omg i got my first killstreak reward, ascii predator drone

    So what's the acceptable spelling for TBag?

    It's a Second Person shooter. "You killed...." "You took X damage..."

    I wonder if you neet to type shoot shoot shoot very fast to get a machine gun effect

      I imagine it's "Ratatat-tat!" or something like that....
      Can just imagine someone typing in "use leet hax" or "turn on aimbot".

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