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Developer Niclas Karlsson
Format Magnetic Scrolls
Interaction style
System Other
System details Lots of other systems are listed on the download page. To play the games in your browser, use Magnetic Scripts.
Latest version 2.3
Status Stable
Uses interpreter
Used byGargoyle, Magnetic for Amiga, Magnetic for Debian, Magnetic for DOS, Magnetic for Ubuntu, Magnetic for Windows, Magnetic Scripts, MagnetiX, ScummVM, Spatterlight
Multimedia support Graphics (unsure about colour effects or sound)
Notes The developers are different for different ports. You can also download game files via the interpreter's download link.
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Magnetic is an interpreter for Magnetic Scrolls games. Although only seven games were made between 1985 and 1991, they have often been described as text adventures of as good quality as Infocom, with great graphics.


  • Magnetic for Amiga by David Kinder.
  • Dreamcast by Eytan Kaziberdov.
  • Magnetic for Ubuntu by Jarek.
  • Magnetic for Debian by Christian Garbs.
  • Magnetic for DOS by David Kinder.
  • GEM "GEMagnetic 0.8" by Dan Ackerman.
  • Java "JMagnetic 2" by Stefan Meier.
  • Linux/GTK (Source only)by Torbjörn Andersson.
  • Linux/glk by Simon Baldwin.
  • Mac OS X "MagnetiX 1.2" by Jan Schliemann.
  • Nintendo DS by papafuji.
  • PalmOS 3/4/5 "Kronos 1.47" by Jeff Mitchell.
  • Magnetic for Windows by David Kinder.
  • Windows CE by James Moore.
  • RISC OS Shaun Lindsley and Phil Mellor.
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