Originally Posted by Rather Dashing
Since you have this in a list of innovations, I'd like to note that Infocom combined RPG elements(including a rudimentary morality system) with Adventure games in Beyond Zork, released in 1987. That game was designed by Brian Moriarty, who LucasArts and graphic adventure fans may better know as the guy behind Loom.
Hey, nice. I've just started playing the Zork games. Now I can't wait until I get to Beyond Zork.