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Yes you CAN download the H2G2 text adventure game!

Post 1


After several hours of search, I did in fact find a downloadable version of the old H2G2 text adventure game. Sure, you can play a Java version of it online at
but you cannot SAVE your game in the Java version. However, you can download the software at
In order to run this, the z5 game file, you need an emulator called WinFrotzR53.zip which you can download here:
Put these files in the same directory, unzip the zip file and presto! You can finally play the text adventure AND save your game whenever you want!
If you get stuck, a nice walkthrough is available here:

I just wonder why it would be so extremely difficult to find this information, but here it is! Enjoy!

Yes you CAN download the H2G2 text adventure game!

Post 2

Blue-Eyed BiPedal BookWorm from Betelgeuse (aka B4[insertpunhere])

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Thank you. Thank You! THANK YOU!!!
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I've wanted to go back and finish this for sooooo looonnng...
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Yes you CAN download the H2G2 text adventure game!

Post 3

Lentilla (Keeper of Non-Sequiturs)

The Guide was actually one of the better text adventure games - good twists, annoying, difficult to solve puzzles, and a great ending.

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