Overview System Requirements


Frotz8 is an interpreter for Interactive Fiction games, otherwise known as text adventure games. These include all the classic Infocom games from the 1980s, as well as hundreds of more recent games covering an enormous range of themes and styles. Journey into the past, the distant future, to lands of orcs and monsters, to crypts filled with danger and puzzles, or to dystopian alternate realities. This version of Frotz supports game files from z1 to z8, including blorb files. It allows you to import games from your local storage or from your SkyDrive account, and also integrates with the Interactive Fiction archive allowing games to be downloaded and installed with just a click of the mouse or a tap of the screen. With a huge volume of free games available, Frotz8 should keep you entertained for years to come. No computer should be without one!


What's new in this version

Initial release.


  • Quick and easy access to your games via a convenient Library screen
  • Sort games by name, by the number of times played, or by the date last played
  • Import games from your local disk or from your SkyDrive account
  • Integrates directly with the Interactive Fiction archive allowing games to be found and installed with ease
  • Pin your favorite games to the Start menu for quick access
  • Full support for keyboard and touch-screen devices
  • "Recommended game of the week" helps you to find new games to play that you may not have tried before
  • A choice of color schemes and font sizes

Additional information

Published by


Copyright © 2013, Adam Dawes

Developed by

Release date


Approximate size

262.69 KB

Age rating

For all ages

This app can

Access your Internet connection


Get this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.

Language supported

English (United States)

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