Execute infocom v1-5 and inform v1-5 & v8 game files
jzip [ options ] z-file-name
jzip invokes the Z-code Interpreter.
jzip will run under most (if not all) flavors of Unix, including AIX, Solaris, SunOS, HP/UX, Linux, Free/NetBSD, IRIX, NeXT Mach, DEC OSF/1, and others.
JZip now supports arrowkey editing in UNIX.
selects the previous / next command in history
moves the cursor over the line.
inserts under the cursor
lines in display
columns in display
text right margin (default = 1)
text top margin (default = 0)
display version information
set Tandy bit
zmachine strict level, from 0 (none), 1 (report once, recommended) to 3.
jzip looks for the environment variable INFOCOM_PATH and will use the path found there to look for the story file specified on the command line if the story file cannot be found in the current directory.
jzip is written and maintained by John Holder ([email protected]), based on the ZIP v2.0 sources by Mark Howell and Olaf 'Olsen' Barthel.
The most recent version of jzip can be downloaded from one of:
The Z-Code Interpreter Program
Recommended location for Zcode files
Interactive Fiction (IF) authors should check out rec.arts.int-fiction, and IF players should check out rec.games.int-fiction.