Lists and Lists

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IF Comp 1996
11th of 27
Lists and Lists
Author(s) Andrew Plotkin
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 1996
Authoring system Inform 5
Platform(s) Z-code 5
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Cruelty scale Cruelty to be determined

How It Begins

You enter an unfamiliar room where you see a computer and a genie. Turns out the genie is there to teach you the Scheme programming language.

Notable Features

  • It is actually a tutorial for the Scheme programming language (a cleaned-up version of Lisp), disguised in a rather thin fiction.


Competition version

  • Lists and Lists (Andrew Plotkin; 1996; Z-code 5).
    • Release 3 / Serial number 960823 / Inform v1502 Library 5/12
    • IFID wanted. (Please replace this line with a babel template.)
    • IF Comp 1996: 11th place of 27 entries.


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