Binary package “xzip” in ubuntu precise
Interpreter of Infocom-format story-files
Xzip interprets story-files (which are usually text adventure games)
in the format used by Infocom. This includes the games published by
Infocom, as well as any games produced by compilers to this format,
such as Inform.
This is an interpreter for X. For text mode, try frotz or jzip.