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* L9Droid

market download L9Droid is the android port of Level 9 Interpreter v5.1 - an interpreter for Level 9 games in any format, including Spectrum snapshots.

Level 9 published 20 games, and were in one way or the other connected to a number of other games. This extraordinary feat makes them the second largest text adventure company right after Infocom.
Their games featured a decent parser with a dictionary of sometimes 1000 words and more, making them the most advanced adventure games ever available on tape.

Games uses an advanced command language interpreter that understands both simple one or two word commands and complex multiple command sentences. Read section "Library/About/How to play" in program to more info.

L9Droid v0.5
Copyright (c) 2012-2013
Written by Paul Stakhov, sources available at

L9Droid comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions; see the GNU General Public License for more details.

Level 9 Interpreter v5.1
Copyright (c) 1996-2011 Glen Summers and contributors.
Contributions from David Kinder, Alan Staniforth, Simon Baldwin, Dieter Baron and Andreas Scherrer.

Author: One Red Pixel
Version: 0.6
Market link: pro.oneredpixel.l9droid
Web site:

Source code:
Code license:
Market downloads: 500-1,000
Market rating: 4.3 / 5.0
Category: Top:/Games/Puzzle

Added: 2017-03-11
Updated: 0000-00-00
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