Zork I - The Great Underground Empire





You are standing in an open field, west of a white house with a boarded front door.
There is a small mailbox here.

>Open Mailbox
Opening the mailbox reveals a leaflet.
>Look at Leaflet.
WELCOME TO ZORK

This is how one of the most well-known text-based RPGs starts. Developed by Infocom, the creator of many other text-based games, Zork is played by typing in commands, such as open the door or look around. This can sometimes get frustrating, particularly when you're trying to figure out the right command to accomplish a goal.

The plot of Zork I is as follows: you are an adventurer on a mission to explore the remains of what used to be the Great Underground Empire. This is similar to almost any fantasy setting; on your journey you must collect treasures - and, of course, survive. The game is actually a lot of fun, even though the story and background information are a bit weak. It's perfect for those who love a good fantasy text-based game. Also, try this command: "kill me with hands" without the quotes.

This game runs without problems on Windows XP. Just run ZORK1.BAT, and you are set. There is no copy protection, either.


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