User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire

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Amiga version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Amiga Starting location

Starting location


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Amstrad CPC version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Amstrad CPC Opening screen/starting location

Opening screen/starting location


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Apple II version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Apple II Starting location

Starting location

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Apple II A curious introduction

A curious introduction

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Apple II I've found a priceless treasure!

I've found a priceless treasure!


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Atari 8-bit version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Atari 8-bit Starting location (release 75 (single-sided disk))

Starting location (release 75 (single-sided disk))

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Atari 8-bit Insert side 2 of the story disk into drive #1. Press [RETURN] to continue (release 88 (double-sided disk))

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

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Atari 8-bit Starting location (release 88 (double-sided disk))

Starting location (release 88 (double-sided disk))


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Atari ST version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Atari ST Starting location

Starting location


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Browser version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Browser Starting location

Starting location

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Browser Surely I've been here before...

Surely I've been here before...

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Browser Ack!  I've got to stop doing that!

Ack! I've got to stop doing that!


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Commodore 64 version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Commodore 64 Reading the leaflet in the starting location.

Reading the leaflet in the starting location.


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DOS version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS The starting location

The starting location

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS Found an interesting treasure...

Found an interesting treasure...

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS Entering the house

Entering the house

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS The grating is locked...of course.

The grating is locked...of course.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS Everything echoes in this room - even your thoughts.

Everything echoes in this room - even your thoughts.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS Sloppy artists are one of the reasons Zork is a text-only game ;)

Sloppy artists are one of the reasons Zork is a text-only game ;)

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS Defeating the first foe you encounter in the Zork universe - the Troll.

Defeating the first foe you encounter in the Zork universe - the Troll.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS Zork's sense of humor is truly unique.

Zork's sense of humor is truly unique.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS The cult phrase that Zork is famous for. You'd better get some light fast!

The cult phrase that Zork is famous for. You'd better get some light fast!

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS Performing exorcism is just one of the many tasks you will face in the game.

Performing exorcism is just one of the many tasks you will face in the game.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS There's nothing a tube of Gunk can't fix.

There's nothing a tube of Gunk can't fix.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS The Thief is a tough opponent but definitely not unbeatable.

The Thief is a tough opponent but definitely not unbeatable.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS Ouch! I'm hurt - I'd better be careful.

Ouch! I'm hurt - I'd better be careful.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire DOS Entering the mines with an open flame (e.g. a torch) is a pretty bad idea. Very noisy too...

Entering the mines with an open flame (e.g. a torch) is a pretty bad idea. Very noisy too...


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Macintosh version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh Title

Title

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh Game start

Game start

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh South of House

South of House

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh Behind House

Behind House

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh Kitchen

Kitchen

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh Living Room

Living Room

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh Cellar

Cellar

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh East of Chasm

East of Chasm

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh Gallery

Gallery

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Macintosh Game save

Game save


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PC-98 version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 Title screen

Title screen

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 Getting started. The famous description of the white house :)

Getting started. The famous description of the white house :)

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 This is so funny! The game asks this question (in English!) if you just hit Return :)

This is so funny! The game asks this question (in English!) if you just hit Return :)

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 Okay, I typed "what" and the game didn't understand me. So I started swearing... but it didn't help :)

Okay, I typed "what" and the game didn't understand me. So I started swearing... but it didn't help :)

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 Okay, finally some communication! I typed "look" and got a description! Hurray!

Okay, finally some communication! I typed "look" and got a description! Hurray!

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 What am I doing wrong? I said "open the door", it says "you can't"...

What am I doing wrong? I said "open the door", it says "you can't"...

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 To  help you, there is a special object menu

To help you, there is a special object menu

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 Later in the game; a long description!

Later in the game; a long description!

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 Your inventory is now huge...

Your inventory is now huge...

Zork: The Great Underground Empire PC-98 ...and you can even see it graphically!

...and you can even see it graphically!


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Tatung Einstein version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Tatung Einstein Starting location

Starting location

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Tatung Einstein Looking for useful things in the house

Looking for useful things in the house


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TRS-80 version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire TRS-80 The starting location

The starting location

Zork: The Great Underground Empire TRS-80 A leaflet reads as follows...

A leaflet reads as follows...

Zork: The Great Underground Empire TRS-80 Climbing some trees and finding some treasures...

Climbing some trees and finding some treasures...

Zork: The Great Underground Empire TRS-80 Ah ha, a hidden grating! But it's locked, naturally...

Ah ha, a hidden grating! But it's locked, naturally...


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TRS-80 CoCo version

Zork: The Great Underground Empire TRS-80 CoCo Title and starting location

Title and starting location

Zork: The Great Underground Empire TRS-80 CoCo Climbing a tree, and found a treasure...

Climbing a tree, and found a treasure...

Zork: The Great Underground Empire TRS-80 CoCo The grating is locked...naturally.

The grating is locked...naturally.

Zork: The Great Underground Empire TRS-80 CoCo Facing the north side of a white house.

Facing the north side of a white house.