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Zork II: The Wizard of Frobozz (TRS-80 CoCo)

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Description

Zork II: The Wizard of Frobozz is a text adventure, a sequel to the classic first Zork. Once again, the game is set in the Great Underground Empire, but this time the main goal is to face off against the titular Wizard.

Like its predecessor, Zork II plays like any other text adventure: there are no graphics - only text - and the player types commands such as "lift cage" or "examine robot".

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Zork II: The Wizard of Frobozz TRS-80 CoCo Title and starting location
Zork II: The Wizard of Frobozz TRS-80 CoCo Descriptions frequently don't fit on a single screen in the CoCo version of the game
Zork II: The Wizard of Frobozz TRS-80 CoCo Should I cross this footbridge?
Zork II: The Wizard of Frobozz TRS-80 CoCo I am likely to be eaten by a grue...

Alternate Titles

  • "Zork II: Le Magicien de Frobozz" -- Canadian French title
  • "Zork 2" -- Informal title

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Trivia

(From The New Zork Times Vol.3 No.2 Spring 1984)

Some statistics about Zork 2:

  • Apparent number of rooms (those seen by the player): 81
  • Number of rooms: 86 (for various arcane programming reasons, some locations are inaccessible to the player)
  • Number of different ways to die: 50
  • Number of words in vocabulary: 628
  • Number of takeable objects: 49

Related Web Sites

  • Infocom homepage (At this site you can find information on ALL of Infocom's interactive games, Infocom related articles, sample transcripts, InvisiClue hints, walkthroughs, maps and information on buying Infocom games today.)
  • The Commodore Zone: Zork II (introduction, images, related links and comments area.)
  • The Infocom Gallery (High-quality scans of the grey box package and manual of Zork II.)
  • Zork II on iFiction (Play Zork II through your web browser!)
Slik (880) added Zork II: The Wizard of Frobozz (TRS-80 CoCo) on Sep 26, 2009
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