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Best of ZZT (DOS)

Best of ZZT DOS The game starts with a screen that asks about the player's machine and whether it has a colour monitor. It then moves on to this title screen

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Best of ZZT is a kind of sequel to ZZT and Super ZZT. It is a shareware game that showcases what ZZT can do.

Epic MegaGames created ZZT with its game worlds and released it together with its level editor and world creation tools. This proved hugely popular and led to many home made worlds being created and shared on-line via bulletin boards. In 1991 Epic held a Game Design Contest to find the best of these game boards and they received over one thousand entries. Game boards from this contest were used to create two new game worlds, 'The Secret of Headhunter Isle' and 'Royal Treasures' which Epic released as shareware in 1992 under the name Best of ZZT.

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Best of ZZT DOS Playing 'The Secret Of Headhunter Isle' Here the player, the white face at the left of the screen can collect a torch by moving upwards & ammo by moving down. Progress is blocked by a locked red door
Best of ZZT DOS Playing 'BestZZT2 world: Royal Treasures'.  The player does not have to move far before the game's story unfolds. This seems to be a gameworld standard
Best of ZZT DOS The game starts with a screen that asks about the player's machine and whether it has a colour monitor. It then moves on to this title screen
Best of ZZT DOS This is how the player accesses new game worlds. Press 'W' to access the Worlds menu.

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piltdown_man (70593) added Best of ZZT (DOS) on Jul 13, 2014