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Version 4.2

A Magnetic Scrolls text-adventure interpreter.

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magnetiX overview

magnetiX is an interpreter for the games written between 1985 and 1991 by Magnetic Scrolls, a text adventure producer based in London, England. Although they only produced seven games they have acquired legendary status for text adventures of as good quality as Infocom accompanied by exceptional graphics.

What’s new in version 4.2

Updated on Feb 19 2021

Version 4.2:
  • Simplified game installation: Games can be added by dragging the files (ideally the "full game" .zip archives) onto the game selection window or the app icon.
  • In the process fixed some edge case issues with the selection interface when not every available game is installed.
  • Game selection is now possible with swipe gestures. (If the system page swipe gesture is enabled.)
  • Fixed possible crash when restoring saved games.
  • Fixed possible display issue on the "saved games" dialog.
  • Plus a few more smaller optimizations and fixes.





    34.6 MB



    App requirements

    • Intel 64
    • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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