I'll have a look and see what I come up with.

So, you don't think I'll be able to run those .tap files? Maybe
something in Linux will do it? I really would like to play the
original before anything else, if at all possible.


Thanks,
Ari

On 2/22/11, Arianna Sepulveda <englishride...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dark, I think that Infocom copy is a remake. I was Googling this a few
> days ago, trying to get somewhere, and I found out there was a
> remake--though I didn't find out what language it was written in.
>
>
> Thanks,
> Ari
>
> On 2/22/11, Tobias Vinteus <tob...@algonet.se> wrote:
>> Hi Jacob,
>> I think your DOS version is incomplete. If I'm remember correctly there's
>> supposed to be a hobbit.dat file also. hobbit.com is just the loader for
>> the game. It's a very tiny file which purpose it is to laod the rest of
>> the program.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, Jacob Kruger wrote:
>>
>>> I do have the DOS version here, but can't get it to render anything to
>>> me
>>> as
>>> such:
>>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/13327195/Hobbit.com
>>>
>>> Stay well
>>>
>>> Jacob Kruger
>>> Blind Biker
>>> Skype: BlindZA
>>> '...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tobias Vinteus" <tob...@algonet.se>
>>> To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 11:30 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS
>>>
>>>
>>>> As I recall it, the Hobbit from 1982 was written by Melbourn.
>>>>
>>>> The zcode adaptation is a completely different game than the original
>>>> 1982
>>>> version, it would seem.
>>>>
>>>> There was a DOS version of the 1982 Melbourn. It's probably available
>>>> from
>>>> some abandonware site. I have it somewhere on a burnt CD. I could try
>>>> and
>>>>
>>>> find it.
>>>>
>>>> Tobias
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, Anouk Radix wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi, well I just dled the hobbit and loaded it into filfre. Its not by
>>>>> the
>>>>> infocom company though. That does not say that it cant be fun but just
>>>>> saying.
>>>>> Greetings, Anouk,
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "dark" <d...@xgam.org>
>>>>> To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 8:47 AM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> cool Jacob, I didn't know there was an infocom hobbit (and I thought
>>>>>> I
>>>>>> had all the infocom games.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'll have to try that one myself.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Beware the grue!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Dark.
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jacob Kruger"
>>>>>> <jac...@mailzone.co.za>
>>>>>> To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers@audyssey.org>
>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 4:38 AM
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Here's a download link for the infocom version of it that works well
>>>>>>> enough in winfrotz:
>>>>>>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/13327195/hobbit.z5
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Stay well
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Jacob Kruger
>>>>>>> Blind Biker
>>>>>>> Skype: BlindZA
>>>>>>> '...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Arianna Sepulveda"
>>>>>>> <englishride...@gmail.com>
>>>>>>> To: <gamers@audyssey.org>
>>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 4:22 AM
>>>>>>> Subject: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I was wondering if anybody knew how I could get my hands on the old
>>>>>>>> 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit? It ran on the C64 on a cassette
>>>>>>>> tape or floppy disk (not sure if that was a 5 In. or a 3.5 In.),
>>>>>>>> but
>>>>>>>> if anyone knows where I could get this, it would be awesome! Also,
>>>>>>>> how
>>>>>>>> the heck would I make it run? Lol.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>>>>>> Ari
>>>>>>>>
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