Zork: The Great Underground Empire

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

Amiga version

Starting location

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

Amstrad CPC version

Opening screen/starting location

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

Apple II version

Starting location
A curious introduction
I've found a priceless treasure!

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

Atari 8-bit version

Starting location (release 75 (single-sided disk))
Insert side 2 of the story disk into drive #1. Press [RETURN] to continue (release 88 (double-sided disk))
Starting location (release 88 (double-sided disk))

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

Atari ST version

Starting location

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

Browser version

Starting location
Surely I've been here before...
Ack! I've got to stop doing that!

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

Commodore 64 version

Reading the leaflet in the starting location.
Walking down a forest path
Entered the house and in the kitchen
Facing a troll

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

DOS version

The starting location
Found an interesting treasure...
Entering the house
The grating is locked...of course.
Everything echoes in this room - even your thoughts.
Sloppy artists are one of the reasons Zork is a text-only game ;)
Defeating the first foe you encounter in the Zork universe - the Troll.
Zork's sense of humor is truly unique.
The cult phrase that Zork is famous for. You'd better get some light fast!
Performing exorcism is just one of the many tasks you will face in the game.
There's nothing a tube of Gunk can't fix.
The Thief is a tough opponent but definitely not unbeatable.
Ouch! I'm hurt - I'd better be careful.
Entering the mines with an open flame (e.g. a torch) is a pretty bad idea. Very noisy too...

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

Macintosh version

Title
Game start
South of House
Behind House
Kitchen
Living Room
Cellar
East of Chasm
Gallery
Game save

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

PC-98 version

Title screen
Getting started. The famous description of the white house :)
This is so funny! The game asks this question (in English!) if you just hit Return :)
Okay, I typed "what" and the game didn't understand me. So I started swearing... but it didn't help :)
Okay, finally some communication! I typed "look" and got a description! Hurray!
What am I doing wrong? I said "open the door", it says "you can't"...
To help you, there is a special object menu
Later in the game; a long description!
Your inventory is now huge...
...and you can even see it graphically!

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

Tatung Einstein version

Starting location
Looking for useful things in the house

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

TRS-80 version

The starting location
A leaflet reads as follows...
Climbing some trees and finding some treasures...
Ah ha, a hidden grating! But it's locked, naturally...

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

TRS-80 CoCo version

Title and starting location
Climbing a tree, and found a treasure...
The grating is locked...naturally.
Facing the north side of a white house.