Rover's Day Out
(Because the source text straddles the fuzzy line between "code" and "fiction", we've released it on the Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - Share Alike 3.0 license.)
To play the game
To play the game in your browser immediately: Simply click right here.
To play in a standalone interpreter: Grab the latest .gblorb file from the Download bubble to the right, then load this file into a Glulxe interpreter to play.
If you've never played interactive fiction before: read this simple crib sheet to give you a sense of how the command parser works. It's a limited vocabulary, fairly easy to master.
You may also want to read Ben Collins-Sussman's introduction to interactive fiction.
To modify or compile the game
Clone the git repository using the instructions on the Source tab. Read the BUILDME file for further instructions. Of course, we recommend you play the game first, unless you want spoilers. :-)