1. Main Features
- Supports Z-Code, Glulx, AGT, TADS, and HUGO formats
- Allows you to customize the typography of the games
- Enables you to save the game transcript
2. Software Overview
Spatterlight is an interactive fiction game player for OS X. Interactive fiction games are text stories that the reader can navigate through by typing commands.
Spatterlight supports a variety of interactive fiction game formats, including Glulx, Magnetic Scrolls, Level 9, Quill, AGT, Z-Code, and HUGO formats. One of the program's best features is that it allows you to customize the typography of the games. Among the provided options, you can choose the spacing, font, ink color, and paper material.
Spatterlight is a quality choice for OS X users looking to play interactive fiction games. It supports a wide variety of formats, provides some helpful features and is lightweight. Although Spatterlight does not provide as many helpful features as Zoom, it also supports more formats, which makes it one of your best options to play interactive fiction games in OS X.
3. Supported File Types
|1||.AGX||AGT Game File|
|2||.BLORB||Interactive Fiction Package Game File|
|3||.GLB||Glulx Blorb Game File|
|4||.ULX||Glulx Game File|
|5||.Z1||Z-machine Z-code File|
|6||.Z2||Z-machine Z-code Version 2 File|
|7||.Z3||Z-machine Z-code Version 3 File|
|8||.Z4||Z-machine Z-code Version 4 File|
|9||.Z5||Z-machine Z-code Version 5 File|
|10||.Z7||Z-machine Z-code Version 7 File|
|11||.Z8||Z-machine Z-code Version 8 File|
|12||.ZLB||Z-machine Package Game File|
Updated: May 11, 2015