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 for Zork
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  Zork
   /zork/, n.
  
      The second of the great early experiments in computer fantasy gaming; see {
      ADVENT. Originally written on MIT-DM during 1977-1979, later distributed
      with BSD Unix (as a patched, sourceless RT-11 FORTRAN binary; see {
      retrocomputing) and commercialized as ?The Zork Trilogy? by Infocom. The
      FORTRAN source was later rewritten for portability and released to Usenet
      under the name ?Dungeon?. Both FORTRAN ?Dungeon? and translated C versions
      are available at many FTP sites; the commercial Zork trilogy is available
      at http://www.ifarchive.org/. See also grue. You can play Zork via a Java
      Applet.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Zork
  Dungeon
  
      /zork/ The second of the great early experiments in
     computer fantasy gaming; see ADVENT.  Zork was originally
     written on MIT-DM during the late 1970s, later distributed
     with BSD Unix as a patched, sourceless RT-11 Fortran
     binary (see retrocomputing) and commercialised as "The Zork
     Trilogy" by Infocom.  The Fortran source was later rewritten
     for portability and released to Usenet under the name
     "Dungeon".
  
     Both Fortran "Dungeon" and translated C versions are
     available from many FTP archives.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1998-09-21)
  

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