Get Lamp

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Get Lamp
Get Lamp screengrab.png
Title screen
Directed by Jason Scott
Release dates
  • July 2010 (2010-07)
Country United States
Language English

Get Lamp is a two-disc documentary about interactive fiction (a genre that includes text adventures) filmed by computer historian Jason Scott of textfiles.com. Scott conducted the interviews between February 2006 and February 2008, and the documentary was released in July 2010.[1]

The documentary and its hours of episodes and bonus footage contain material from roughly 80 interviews of interactive fiction developers, designers, and players.[2] Included in the bonus footage is a nearly 50-minute documentary about Infocom, the best-known commercial publisher of interactive fiction.

Get Lamp is licensed under the Creative Commons-Attribution-Sharealike-Noncommercial license.

Raw interview footage is hosted at the Internet Archive.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gagne, Ken (26 Jul 2010). "The Grill: Jason Scott". Computerworld.com. Retrieved 8 Aug 2010. 
  2. ^ "Get Lamp: Interviews". getlamp.com. Retrieved 8 Aug 2010. 
  3. ^ "Internet Archive: Get Lamp raw footage". Retrieved 16 June 2014. 

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