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DescriptionLord Dimwit Flathead the Excessive was so much in love with himself that he ordered to erect a huge statue of himself in the Fublio Valley. This angered a local resident named Megaboz the Magnificent, who cast a curse over Dimwit and the entire Empire, and disappeared. Ninety-four years later, the curse is still in effect, and the king Wurb Flathead is looking for a brave adventurer who would find a way to remove it. This adventurer, naturally, is the game's protagonist, who possesses a piece of parchment given to him by his ancestors, which might be the key to the whole mystery...
Zork Zero: The Revenge of Megaboz is chronologically a prequel to the first three Zork games, and is a text adventure with a graphical interface and scene-based colors and borders. Like its predecessors, the game relies on puzzle-solving, including inventory item manipulation as well as logic-based puzzles. An interactive map, in-game hint system, and the included Encyclopedia Frobozzica are there to make the player's task somewhat easier. The game also includes four graphical mini-games based on popular logic puzzles.
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|Get comfortable. You'll be here a while.||DOS||Mirrorshades2k (273)|
The Press Says
|Zzap!||Amiga||Aug, 1989||92 out of 100||92|
|Amiga Format||Amiga||Oct, 1989||92 out of 100||92|
|CU Amiga||Amiga||Jul, 1989||90 out of 100||90|
|Amiga Computing||Amiga||Aug, 1989||87 out of 100||87|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amiga||Jul, 1989||10 out of 12||83|
|Adventure Classic Gaming||DOS||Mar 29, 1999||4 out of 5||80|
|Power Play||Amiga||Jun, 1989||79 out of 100||79|
|All Game Guide||Macintosh||1998||70|
|SPAG||DOS||May 17, 1998||6.3 out of 10||63|
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TriviaInfocom's famous 69,105 number is referred to in the line "This zoo, with 69,105 cages, is easily the largest in Quendor."
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- Infocom homepage -- At this site you can find information on ALL of Infocom's interactive games, Infocom related articles, sample transcripts, InvisiClue hints, walkthroughs, maps and information on buying Infocom games today.
- The Infocom Gallery -- High-quality scans of the grey box package and manual of Zork Zero.