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Description

You play a sort of god-king who has been roused from suspended animation to deal with an evil sect who has taken over the planet and is killing your followers.

Includes music by the industrial band the Revolting Cocks, and art by underground artist Aidan (KMFDM) Hughes.

Screenshots

ZPC Windows The game's exit screen.
Nice to see all the company logos at the end rather than at the beginning
Demo Version
ZPC Windows To jump you have to chi-punch the floor in the opposite direction you want to go. Apparently nobody thought this was the least bit sucky
ZPC Windows An evil bureaucrat
ZPC Windows Your prophet leads you through each level

Alternate Titles

  • "ZPG" -- Working title
  • "Zero Population Growth" -- Working title
  • "Zero Population Count" -- Title's acronym expanded

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Critic Reviews

Mac Gamer Macintosh 1996 92 out of 100 92
Game Freaks 365 Windows 2005 9.2 out of 10 92
Mac Game Gate Macintosh 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Revolution Windows Jun 05, 2004 B 75
macHOME Macintosh 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GamePro (US) Windows Jan, 1997 3.5 out of 5 70
PC Multimedia & Entertainment Windows Mar 22, 1997 68 out of 100 68
Gamezilla Windows Oct 11, 2000 56 out of 100 56
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameSpot Windows Dec 10, 1996 3.6 out of 10 36

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Trivia

When ZPC was originally announced, the title was "ZPG" or "Zero Population Growth". It was changed when a non-profit anti-overpopulation group of the same name complained.

Related Web Sites

  • ZPC (official website)
  • [ z p c ] (official game page at the developer's website, snapshot from 1998 by the Wayback Machine)
Contributed to by Gene Davison (728) and Jeanne (75421)