A Piece of Gaming History Reported

Dale Dobson writes on Gamasutra about history of TSR-80 including a look at the notable games in the platform for example

  • Zork, a text-adventure classic (1980)
  • Temple of Ashai (1979)
  • Misadventure #2, an adult text-adventure (1982)
  • Asylum, a first-person adventure game with 3D graphics (1981).

Recommended read to those who are interested in the history of games.


Dobson, D., 2012. Games from the Trash: The History of TSR-80. Gamasutra, URL= http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/182224/games_from_the_trash_the_history_.php.

Published by lankoski

Petri Lankoski, D.Arts, is a Associate Professor in Game Studies at the school of Communication, Media and IT at the Södertörn University, Sweden. His research focuses on game design, game characters, role-playing, and playing experience. Petri has been concentrating on single-player video games but researched also (multi-player) pnp and live-action role-playing games. This blog focuses on his research on games and related things.

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