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In the Grimoirium Verum, Agaliarept is purported to be one of two demons directly under Lucifer; Satanachia being the other.
The Amiga is a family of personal computers introduced by Commodore in 1985.
The Amstrad CPC (short for Colour Personal Computer) is a series of 8-bit home computers produced by Amstrad between 1984 and 1990.
The Apple II (stylized as Apple.
The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers introduced by Atari, Inc. in 1979 and manufactured until 1992.
BASIC (an acronym for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages whose design philosophy emphasizes ease of use.
The British Broadcasting Corporation Microcomputer System, or BBC Micro, is a series of microcomputers and associated peripherals designed and built by the Acorn Computer company for the BBC Computer Literacy Project, operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
The Lynx was an 8-bit British home computer that was first released in early 1983 as a 48 kB model.
Cinemaware was a computer game developer and publisher that released several popular titles in the 1980s based on various movie themes.
Classified advertising is a form of advertising which is particularly common in newspapers, online and other periodicals which may be sold or distributed free of charge.
Colossal Cave Adventure (also known as ADVENT, Colossal Cave, or Adventure) is a text adventure game, developed originally in 1976, by Will Crowther for the PDP-10 mainframe.
The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982).
Computer and Video Games (CVG, C&VG or C+VG) was a UK-based video game magazine, published in its original form between 1981 and 2004.
Computing Today was a computer magazine published by Argus Specialist Publications, it was printed in the UK from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s.
Don Woods (born April 30, 1954) is an American perennial hacker and computer programmer.
Emerald Isle is a text adventure game by Level 9 Computing released in 1984.
The Enterprise is a Zilog Z80-based home computer first produced in 1985.
The Saga of Erik the Viking (popularly known as Erik the Viking) is a text-based adventure game by developing studio Level 9 Computing, published by Mosaic Publishing in 1984.
Europress was a British magazine and software publisher based in Adlington, near Macclesfield, Cheshire.
Future plc is a British media company founded in 1985.
Gnome Ranger is a text adventure game by Level 9 released in.
Top: Steve Wood, Bob Wallace, Jim LaneMiddle: Bob O'Rear, Bob Greenberg, Marc McDonald, Gordon LetwinBottom: Bill Gates, Andrea Lewis, Marla Wood, Paul AllenNot pictured: Ric Weiland, Miriam LubowGates described this photo in 2009 as "that famous picture that provides indisputable proof that your average computer geek from the late 1970s was not exactly on the cutting edge of fashion." --> James Gordon Letwin (born July 2, 1952) is an American software developer and one of the eleven early Microsoft employees who posed for an iconic staff portrait taken in Albuquerque in 1978.
High Wycombe, often referred to as Wycombe, is a large town in Buckinghamshire, England.
The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version and progenitor of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform.
Infocom was a software company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that produced numerous works of interactive fiction.
Gnome Ranger II: Ingrid's Back is a text adventure game by Level 9 released in.
Interactive fiction, often abbreviated IF, is software simulating environments in which players use text commands to control characters and influence the environment.
An interpreted language is a type of programming language for which most of its implementations execute instructions directly and freely, without previously compiling a program into machine-language instructions.
It Came from the Desert is a 1989 action-adventure game by Cinemaware.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, (Tolkien pronounced his surname, see his phonetic transcription published on the illustration in The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One. Christopher Tolkien. London: Unwin Hyman, 1988. (The History of Middle-earth; 6). In General American the surname is also pronounced. This pronunciation no doubt arose by analogy with such words as toll and polka, or because speakers of General American realise as, while often hearing British as; thus or General American become the closest possible approximation to the Received Pronunciation for many American speakers. Wells, John. 1990. Longman pronunciation dictionary. Harlow: Longman, 3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.
Jewels of Darkness (formerly the Middle-Earth Trilogy) is a trilogy of text adventure games by Level 9.
Knight Orc is a standard text adventure game, with limited graphics on some platforms, by Level 9 released in.
Lancelot is a text adventure game by Level 9 released in.
Lords of Time is an interactive fiction computer game designed by Sue Gazzard and released by Level 9 Computing in 1983.
Lossless compression is a class of data compression algorithms that allows the original data to be perfectly reconstructed from the compressed data.
The Memotech MTX500, MTX512 and RS128 were a series of Zilog Z80A processor-based home computers released by Memotech in 1983 and 1984.
Middle-earth is the fictional setting of much of British writer J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Minas Tirith (Sindarin), originally named Minas Anor, is a fictional city and castle in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth writings.
Mosaic Publishing was a computer games company founded in 1983 by Vicky Carne.
MSX is a standardized home computer architecture, first announced by Microsoft on June 16, 1983, and marketed by Kazuhiko Nishi, then Vice-president at Microsoft Japan and Director at ASCII Corporation.
The Nascom 1 and 2 were single-board computer kits issued in the United Kingdom in 1977 and 1979, respectively, based on the Zilog Z80 and including a keyboard and video interface, a serial port that could be used to store data on a tape cassette using the Kansas City standard, and two 8-bit parallel ports.
Ocean Software Ltd (also known in the United States as Ocean of America, Inc.), commonly referred to as Ocean, was a British software development company, that became one of the biggest European video game developers and publishers of the 1980s and 1990s.
Oric was the name used by Tangerine Computer Systems for a series of home computers, including the original Oric-1, its successor the Oric Atmos and the later Oric Stratos/IQ164 and Oric Telestrat models (model names stylized in upper case).
Page 6 (subtitled Atari Users Magazine, and later known as New Atari User) was an independent British publication aimed at users of Atari home computers.
Personal Computer Games was a multi-format UK computer games magazine of the early/mid-1980s published by VNU.
The Research Machines 380Z (often called the RML 380Z or RM 380Z) was an early 8-bit microcomputer produced by Research Machines in Oxford, England, from 1977 to 1985.
Return to Eden is an Australian television drama series starring Rebecca Gilling, James Reyne, Wendy Hughes and James Smillie.
Scapeghost (originally Spook) is a text adventure game by Level 9 released in 1989.
Silicon Dreams is a trilogy of interactive fiction games developed by Level 9 Computing during the 1980s.
Sinclair User, often abbreviated SU, was a magazine dedicated to the Sinclair Research range of home computers, most specifically the ZX Spectrum (while also occasionally covering arcade games).
Telecomsoft was the computer software division of British telecommunications company British Telecom.
The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English author and scholar J. R. R. Tolkien.
Time and Magik is a trilogy of text adventure games by Level 9.
The TRS-80 Micro Computer System (TRS-80, later renamed the Model I to distinguish it from successors) is a desktop microcomputer launched in 1977 and sold by Tandy Corporation through their Radio Shack stores.
Valhalla is a ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 adventure game published in 1983 by Legend.
Virgin Interactive Entertainment was the video game publishing division of British conglomerate the Virgin Group.
In computing, a virtual machine (VM) is an emulation of a computer system.
The West Country is a loosely defined area of south western England.
William ("Willie" or "Will") Crowther (born 1936) is a computer programmer and caver.
The Z-machine is a virtual machine that was developed by Joel Berez and Marc Blank in 1979 and used by Infocom for its text adventure games.
The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research.