ZPC (Windows)

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Description

You play a sort of god-king who has been roused from suspended animation to deal with an evil sect who has taken over the planet and is killing your followers.

Includes music by the industrial band the Revolting Cocks, and art by underground artist Aidan (KMFDM) Hughes.

Screenshots

ZPC Windows These guys are seriously bad news
ZPC Windows Main Menu
ZPC Windows The game's title screen

Demo version
ZPC Windows You can activate switches remotely with your psi-punch

Alternate Titles

  • "ZPG" -- Working title
  • "Zero Population Growth" -- Working title
  • "Zero Population Count" -- Title's acronym expanded

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Critic Reviews

Game Freaks 365 2005 9.2 out of 10 92
Game Revolution Jun 05, 2004 B 75
GamePro (US) Jan, 1997 3.5 out of 5 70
PC Multimedia & Entertainment Mar 22, 1997 68 out of 100 68
Gamezilla Oct 11, 2000 56 out of 100 56
Computer Games Magazine 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameSpot Dec 10, 1996 3.6 out of 10 36
Power Play Feb, 1997 14 out of 100 14

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Trivia

ZPC was controversial at the time because of its theological imagry and notations: The protaganist is nicknamed "The Messiah" and is illustrated as a neo-classique Jesus figure (who is dark, moody, and kicks ass).

Related Web Sites

  • ZPC (official website)
  • [ z p c ] (official game page at the developer's website, snapshot from 1998 by the Wayback Machine)
Gene Davison (729) added ZPC (Windows) on Aug 28, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Jeanne (75483)