Spotlight: Get up to 90% off at GOG's big fall sale on over 700 DRM-free games!

Murder on the Zinderneuf

MobyRank MobyScore
Apple II
Atari 8-bit
PC Booter
Not an American user?


The year is 1936. You are in flight on the dirigible Zinderneuf and a murder has just been discovered! As the only detective on board the ship, it is your job to discover who the murderer is before landing.

The game is played from a top down view of the Zinderneuf. In order to solve the case, you will need to find enough evidence to accuse the correct person. Clues can be found by searching the various rooms, and also from interrogating the fifteen passengers on board. When you come across a passenger, you can question them by being polite, forceful, naive, or whatever approach you think will get you the most information. You can even ignore passengers, but ignoring someone now may make them reluctant to help you later! By piecing the evidence together you need to come up with the killer before time runs out.

You may play the game as one of eight different detectives. Each time you play, the killer, his/her motive, and the various clues will be different.


Murder on the Zinderneuf Atari 8-bit Tail End of the Zeppelin
Murder on the Zinderneuf Commodore 64 Select an interrogation method
Murder on the Zinderneuf Apple II Choose the detective you want to be!
Murder on the Zinderneuf Apple II Beginning the game

Part of the Following Group

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.

The Press Says

Computer Games Apple II Feb, 1984 A 100
Computer Games Commodore 64 Feb, 1984 A 100
Micro 7 Atari 8-bit Mar, 1984 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67


There are currently no topics for this game.


There is no trivia on file for this game.

Contributed to by Terok Nor (18919) and Servo (55830)