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Zork: The Great Underground Empire

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
3.5
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.6
Text Parser
How sophisticated the text parser is, how appropriate its responses are, etc.
3.5
Overall MobyScore (149 votes)3.6

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 6 3.3
      Personal Slant 3.3
      Story / Presentation 3.4
      Text Parser 3.2
Amstrad CPC 5 3.0
      Personal Slant 3.0
      Story / Presentation 3.0
      Text Parser 3.0
Amstrad PCW Awaiting 1 votes...
Apple II 13 3.4
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Story / Presentation 3.5
      Text Parser 3.4
Atari 8-bit 6 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Story / Presentation 3.2
      Text Parser 3.2
Atari ST 7 3.0
      Personal Slant 3.0
      Story / Presentation 3.0
      Text Parser 3.0
Browser 6 3.1
      Personal Slant 3.0
      Story / Presentation 3.0
      Text Parser 3.2
Commodore 16, Plus/4 2 3.3
      Personal Slant 3.0
      Story / Presentation 3.5
      Text Parser 3.5
Commodore 64 10 3.4
      Personal Slant 3.4
      Story / Presentation 3.4
      Text Parser 3.3
DOS 62 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Story / Presentation 3.8
      Text Parser 3.8
Macintosh 6 3.4
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Story / Presentation 3.3
      Text Parser 3.5
PC-98 3 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.7
      Story / Presentation 3.7
      Text Parser 3.3
PC Booter 15 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Story / Presentation 3.9
      Text Parser 3.7
Tatung Einstein Awaiting 1 votes...
TRS-80 6 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Story / Presentation 3.2
      Text Parser 3.2
TRS-80 CoCo 2 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Story / Presentation 4.5
      Text Parser 4.5


User Reviews

Zork?!? Zork What? Zork you too, pal. DOS rs2000 (15)
You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door. There is a great game here. DOS Steelysama (106)
It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue. DOS vedder (20154)
The most eclectic and interesting of the series DOS Colin Rowsell (45)
A great introduction to interactive fiction. DOS Mirrorshades2k (273)
The one that stated it all for Infocom DOS Tony Van (2691)