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Zork: The Undiscovered Underground

Zork: The Undiscovered Underground Commodore 64 Starting screen

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Description

This was a free game released by Activision to celebrate and promote their newest game, at the time, Zork: Grand Inquisitor. It is a text only adventure done in the style on the original Zork games.

The year in 1066. You're a private, 7th class, in the Inquisition Guard. After getting relieved of your post at the Port Foozle Inquisition Gift Kiosk, you see the Pastor of Disaster, the Minister of Sinister, the Grand Inquisitor. It looks like he has a job for you. Yes, you. After asking about other, ANY other, guards to go instead, you have your orders. Sigh. Very well. Archaeologists have unearthed a tunnel that seems to lead to a new section of the Great Underground Empire or GUE. You are to enter this tunnel and explore the Great Underground Empire. You'll be back in no time. You hope.

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Zork: The Undiscovered Underground Commodore 64 entered the tunnel
Zork: The Undiscovered Underground Browser How polite...
Zork: The Undiscovered Underground Browser A play on the genre's frequent "impossible maze" puzzles
Zork: The Undiscovered Underground Commodore 64 more starting story and title

Alternate Titles

  • "ZTUU" -- acronym
  • "Zork: The Undiscovered Underground - a text adventure prequel to Zork Grand Inquisitor" -- Tag-lined title

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User Reviews

Not a bad little game. Windows Mirrorshades2k (273)

The Press Says

Adventure Classic Gaming Windows Apr 03, 1998 3 out of 5 60
SPAG Windows May 17, 1998 5.9 out of 10 59

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Trivia

Activision did not actually release, or plan to, a Commodore 64 version of this game. Dimitris Kiminas converted the Windows version using software created by Paul David Doherty.

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