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Developer Derek T. Jones
Format acx
Interaction style Parser
Systems Linux, macOS, Windows
System details
Latest version 3.0.0 / 2014
Status Stable
Uses interpreter
Multimedia support
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Archetype, written originally in Turbo Pascal (up to version 1.02), is in words of its creator "something of a language experiment" with a minimal approach. Mainly focused on IF creation it can also be used for creating other types of games. Current version of the program is written in C++ and can be build on other operating systems.

ScummVM has an engine that supports playing original acx games.


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