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1893: A World's Fair Mystery

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Engine  TADS
Genre(s)  Interactive fiction
Initial release date  24 April 2003
Designer  Peter Nepstad


Release date(s)  April 24, 2003
Mode(s)  Single-player
Developer  Peter Nepstad
Publisher  Illuminated Lantern, The
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Platforms  Macintosh operating systems, Microsoft Windows
Awards  XYZZY Award for Best Setting
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1893: A World's Fair Mystery is an educational work of interactive fiction by Peter Nepstad, written in the TADS programming language. It takes place during the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. The exposition is recreated in detail, with archival photographs from the fair and in-depth descriptions detailing each of the few hundred locations.

An early text-only version won the 2002 XYZZY Award for Best Setting, and 1893 was declared runner-up for Games' Best RPG/Adventure 2004.

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1893: A World's Fair Mystery Wikipedia


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