My original post of this sure started a lot of comments. I’ve looked at and tried them all and have no desire at all to leave TADS. Ignoring the very old AGT software, I can’t think of anything I want to do that TADS can’t do.
It was very interesting to read all of these posts.
btw: Other than its number of rooms and other memory limitions, I loved AGT; especially considering the state of software power in those days. I still have all of the AGT and MAGX software. That includes a 100 room cave-type game that I wrote