as regards the text games and upgrades, I'm sorry to say that not everyone
is as good about writing new stuff as you suggest, and certainly many stand
alone text games I've seen have been just the one game and goodbye!.
Look at the titles from Malinch entertainment, you pay 29 usd for an
interactive fiction game, and that's it.
While there are certainly developers of text based games who do update, like
Niels bauer in the production of addons for the smugglers series, it does
not seem half as common as with something online and web based from what
In fact, most companies who sell games online seem very much to want to
think of them not as pieces of computer software which the user buys, but as
similar to a games console cartridge, you pay the money, get the one game,
Beware the grue!
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