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JFrotz

Android and J2ME(Blackberry) Interactive Fiction Z-machine interpreter

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JFrotz is a java based Z-Machine Interpreter for Android and J2ME devices that support MIDP2.0 and file access, e.g., Blackberry. It is based on Frotz 2.43, which has been converted from C source code to Java using Cibyl. It plays V1-5,7,8 Infocom and Inform games.

J2ME: Installation can be accomplished via the JAR files in the installation above. Note: JFrotz requires at least 3MB of memory to run.

Blackberry: Installation can be accomplished via the COD files in the installation above. OTA install link https://sites.google.com/site/javafrotz/home


Android: Installation can be accomplished via the .apk file in the installation above. JFrotz is also available in the Android Market - http://market.android.com/details?id=com.whj1972.jfrotz

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Features

  • 1.0 Z-Machine Compliant (except scripting)
  • Quetzal File save and restore format.
  • Version 0.2.3 Adds better error handling for J2ME and MANY UI improvements for Android

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User Reviews

  • tfileme
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Nice work ! Great project.

    Posted 05/22/2013
  • jkcohen
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Really happy to have this good an app - I would send money (a little, anyway) to hasten development. A couple of problems -- the z-board keeps popping up even after the soft keyboard has been selected. One bonus: advent.z6 seems to work even though v6 support is supposed to be nonexistent.

    Posted 03/11/2013
  • dillanrobinson
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    One of the easiest apps to use

    Posted 02/18/2013
  • isaiahharrison
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    One of the easiest apps to use

    Posted 01/24/2013
  • kalebwhite
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    jfrotz, easy to use

    Posted 12/23/2012
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2012-02-10
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