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In the third game of the adventure game series Zork, you are once again a nameless adventurer, only this time you won't travel through a beautiful magical land, but are immediately cast into a deep dungeon. Like in a dream, you hear a mysterious voice telling you that you have passed all the tests but one. When consciousness returns to you, you find yourself on the endless spiral of stairs, with only your trusty lantern near you... will you be able to survive the horrors of the Dungeon?

Like its predecessors, Zork III: The Dungeon Master is a text adventure game. You read descriptions of rooms and then interact with the game by typing commands. As all early Zork games, it is very easy to get stuck in the game, so you'll have to reload several times in order to find the correct way.


Zork III: The Dungeon Master TRS-80 CoCo Entered a foggy room
Zork III: The Dungeon Master TRS-80 CoCo Descriptions frequently don't fit on a single screen in the CoCo version of the game
Zork III: The Dungeon Master TRS-80 CoCo Runes in an ancient language
Zork III: The Dungeon Master TRS-80 CoCo First part of introduction

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Alternate Titles

  • "Zork III: Le Maître Des Ténèbres" -- Canadian (French) title
  • "Zork 3" -- Informal title

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As part of the release of Zork Grand Inquisitor, Activision released Zork III as freeware. (Currently the links to download the game are dead at, but the game is available at numerous fan sites.)

Related Web Sites

  • 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 Commodore Zone (All about the game, with introduction, images, related links and comments area.)
  • The Infocom Gallery (High-quality scans of the grey box package and manual of Zork III.)
  • Zork III at iFiction (Play Zork III through your web browser!)
Slik (945) added Zork III: The Dungeon Master (TRS-80 CoCo) on Sep 26, 2009
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