I have been playing William Crowther’s Colossal Cave Adventure with my children.
We have found these actions useful:
We also found a technique which allows us to script Adventure when running the program from a graphical terminal. Since Adventure responds to commands entered on standard in, we can paste a series of commands into Adventure. For example, the following scripts work as described when executed immediately after starting Adventure:
Such scripting is confounded by rooms with randomized passages, so you should proceed through passages like these manually.