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* [http://www.wurb.com/if/person/5 Baf's Guide listing for Marc Blank].
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===Interviews===
 
===Interviews===
* [http://www.xyzzynews.com/xyzzy.10e.html More Interviews With the Infocommies (Marc Blank, Dave Lebling and Steve Meretzky)] - [[XYZZYnews]] #10, July/August 1996.
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* {{dead link|url=http://www.xyzzynews.com/xyzzy.10e.html|archive=https://web.archive.org/web/20160729163013/http://www.xyzzynews.com/xyzzy.10e.html|More Interviews With the Infocommies (Marc Blank, Dave Lebling and Steve Meretzky)}} - [[XYZZYnews]] #10, July/August 1996.
 
* [http://www.armchairarcade.com/neo/node/1383 History of Zork Now Available on Gamasutra: Read Full Interviews Here!] - Interviews with [[Dave Lebling]], Marc Blank, [[Steve Meretzky]], [[Howard Sherman]], [[David Cornelson]], and [[Nick Montfort]]. Interviewed by [[Matt Barton]], June 2007.
 
* [http://www.armchairarcade.com/neo/node/1383 History of Zork Now Available on Gamasutra: Read Full Interviews Here!] - Interviews with [[Dave Lebling]], Marc Blank, [[Steve Meretzky]], [[Howard Sherman]], [[David Cornelson]], and [[Nick Montfort]]. Interviewed by [[Matt Barton]], June 2007.
  

Latest revision as of 01:30, 21 December 2016

Marc Blank, 2006. From GET LAMP.

Despite his medical degree, Marc Blank has worked in the entertainment software industry for several decades and played a large role in the formation of interactive fiction and Infocom.

Author Credits

Tech Credits

  • Created the ZIL programming language and the Zilch compiler.
  • Co-created and maintained the Z-machine virtual computer.

Review and Article Credits

  • "Zork, a Computerized Fantasy Simulation Game." (with Dave Lebling and Tim Anderson.) IEEE Computer, April 1979.
  • "How to Fit a Large Program Into a Small Machine." (with Stu Galley.) Creative Computing, July 1980.

Organizational Credits

  • Co-founded and acted as vice-president of Infocom.

Other Credits

  • Journey: The Quest Begins (publisher: Infocom; 1988; Z-code) CRPG/adventure game hybrid.

Links

Interviews