12 years ago I used to write text adventure games using Windows batch files. The longest one was called Funtimes. My knowledge of batch files was limited at the time (pure spaghetti code) so I figured it would be easy enough to get it running on Ubuntu using Python. It works! :) https://github.com/tassaron2/batchfile.py
and now that I've got this much done anyway, why not turn this into a flask app and make batch file adventure games play in a web browser? :P ...if I get better batch file games running then it might actually be worth it.