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ZILF is a set of tools for working with ZIL, the Zork Implementation Language developed by Infocom for their commercial interactive fiction.

Latest version: 0.8 | Download | Release Notes | Issue Tracker

The project includes several components:

  • ZILF itself, a compiler that translates ZIL code to ZAP assembly code.
  • ZAPF, an assembler that translates ZAP assembly code to binary Z-code files.
  • A text adventure library for writing games in ZIL, including a parser and basic world model.
  • Source code for a port of the classic game "Adventure" (Colossal Cave).
  • A few miscellaneous tools (ZilFormat, DeZapf) and tests.