Recently I got this email:
My name is (redacted) and I’m totally blind. I am a bit fan of interactive fictions and I have just downloaded Pytho’s mask. I have started it but I’m not exactly sure who I need to talk too or what I should be talking to them about. Do you know if there is a solution for this game or if poss could you send me one please?
I don’t have a walkthrough for Pytho’s Mask, and my suspicion is that (a) none exists and (b) it is more or less impossible to run it with a screenreader because of the way the conversation options are displayed in the status bar. (It does have both a z-machine and a Glulx version, but either way, the options go in their own window.)
If I’m wrong about either, though — that is, if you happen to know of a walkthrough, or you’ve successfully played this on a screenreader — I’d love to hear about it so I can pass on the answer. (I’d just sit down and make said walkthrough myself, but I probably won’t have time to do that for a few days.)
Edited to add: “A few days” has worked out to a long time, but I’ve now finished and posted said walkthrough.