For those of us old enough to remember the glory days of Infocom, this comes as wonderful news. I really look forward to revisiting the game and seeing if I still remember how to win (probably not). As an aside, I'm pretty sure I still have a copy of the game for the Commodore 64 somewhere in my basement.
Do they have a Mac or PC? If it's a Mac I would get them a Gmail account and then set up OS X's Mail program to access the email that way. Mail makes it very simple to receive and send emails, as well as having a simple drag-and-drop to add photos.