Jacob FosterMatt ThompsonMyles Loffler

Classic Zork

We have wrapped the original public domain binary for the classic adventure game, "Zork," to be run on lambda and controlled via Alexa.

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Classic Zork

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Amazon Echo
Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo

Software apps and online services

Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
Interprets speech as Zork commands suitable for processing in the Lambda backend.
AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda
Executes the classic Zork binary. Handles save game encoding and IO from Alexa.
Amazon Web Services AWS S3
Stores save games for keeping track of player's adventures.


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Zork Map


Zork for Alexa

This is the lambda portion of the project, using lamvery to deploy our Alexa request handling.


Jacob Foster

Jacob Foster

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Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson

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Myles Loffler

Myles Loffler

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Thanks to Mark Gius.