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Zork Nemesis: The Forbidden Lands (Windows)

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Trivia

Nick Sagan wrote the script for this video game. Not only is he the son of the late famous astronomer Carl Sagan, but he has written several scripts for the television series "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Star Trek: Voyager".

Contributed by Scott Monster (922) on Nov 23, 2008. -- edit trivia



You can get a history of Zork by typing "hellosailor" (a phrase made infamous in the original Zork trilogy).

Contributed by Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1519) on Sep 21, 2001. -- edit trivia



This game was controversial among long-time Zork fans because it disbanded with the traditional light-hearted Zork attitude and instead made a very dark world.

Contributed by Adam Baratz (1352) on Jan 26, 2001. -- edit trivia



The live-action sequences in Zork Nemesis were directed by Joe Napolitano, who has directed episodes to such tv series as "Quantum Leap", "Northern Exposure", "X-Files", "Chicago Hope", "Ally McBeal", "The Practice" and "Dawson's Creek", among others.

Also, all the main actors of Zork Nemesis have extensive work background in both TV and film. Merle Kennedy (who played Alexandria in the game), for instance, appears in the 2000 film "The Perfect Storm" and Allan Kolman (Sartorius) in the 1995 "Se7en" and 1999 "My Favorite Martian".

Contributed by Swordmaster (147) on Jul 14, 2000. -- edit trivia



Father Malveaux may seem familiar to you. He's played by William Morgan Sheppard, who's made many appearances on various TV shows. His filmography can be found at "http://us.imdb.com/Name?Sheppard,+William+Morgan"

Contributed by Alan Chan (3601) on Dec 11, 1999. -- edit trivia