Publication Pack - Vol. 8

By: Dr. Dos
Published: May 14, 2021

12 newly published worlds!

We're really starting to wrap up this oversized upload queue thing now. This brings it down to a single page for the first time in months! Expect a lot of low effort games in this batch which make the ones with even the slightest bit more effort feel that much more impressive.

"Parker World" by Parker Marcotte

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Parker World

Company
Released
Genre
Filename
parkerw.zip
Size
1.5 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
5 / 5

A game with zero objects and zero scrolls. It's about as minimalist as it gets. Big fan of the aquarium board with lions and tigers in the fish tank.

"The ZZT Convention Demo" by Sephiroth X (2001)

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The ZZT Convention Demo

Author
Company
Released
Genres
Filename
zztconvdemo.zip
Size
10.3 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
9 / 12

A demo about every teenager's dream of getting to meet a bunch of ZZTers. Thanks to some poor filenames this game breaks ZZT without resaving the file in something like KevEdit.

"10 Levels of Fury" by GAMEBOYJBF (1995)

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10 Levels of Fury

Author
Company
Released
Genre
Filename
messuup.zip
Size
6.3 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
19 / 19
WELCOME TO MESS UP, WHERE ALL IS MESSED UP ALOT. WHAT HAPPENED? I WILL TELL YOU. ONE DAY I BOUGHT A MAGIC KIT CALLED "MYSTERIOUS BAG". THE KIT CAME WITH MANY STUFF, AND WHEN I MESSED UP, I WAS MESSED UP. FIND OUT AND FIX IT!!!

"Taylor and Jonathan vs. Barney" (1997)

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Taylor and Jonathan vs. Barney

Author
Company
Released
Genre
Filename
taylorjo.zip
Size
2.4 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
11 / 11
Dear Player, I have kidnapped your best friend TAYLOR! Come here if you dare see him again! Huh ha! Signed, BARNEY!!!!! $Jon: OH NO!! I HATE BARNEY! AAAAGGH!

"Mutant Middle Aged Killer Commandos From Mars" (1994)

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Mutant Middle Aged Killer Commandos From Mars

Author
Company
Released
Genre
Filename
MIDDLEAG.ZIP
Size
14.7 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
29 / 30

What an incredibly powerful title! The "longest ZZT game" here has 30 boards.

This game lets you save Barney! Or shoot him and get called a sicko for doing so.

"People We've Never Seen" by Drama Dale (1995)

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People We've Never Seen

Author
Company
Released
Genre
Filename
PeopleNeverS.zip
Size
13.7 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
7 / 18
Well, you're here. I guess you want to know why! You whiny little people always want to know WHY! Well, I'll tell you! You're here to help Scotch tape find Balding Eagle 1 and then the mailman who has stolen his sandwhich! Get moving, butt-hole.

"Detectiv' Dan" by RRT190 (1996)

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Detectiv' Dan

Author
Company
Released
Genres
Filename
DETDAN.ZIP
Size
7.9 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
14 / 15

Search for clues and track down the notorious thief "Jim". While still quite rough in quality, this one looks a lot more coherent than most games with this yellow bordered aesthetic. There's a board named "Womans room (arf arf!)" if you like your detective stories with a dash of objectifying women.

"2.ZZT (Untitled)"

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2.ZZT (Untitled)

Author
Company
Released
Genre
Filename
2.zip
Size
7.5 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
24 / 24

When a game couldn't be bothered to have a title, you know you're in for a treat. Lots of zoos in this one owing to ZZT's variety of animal enemies.

"Evil Reign: The Missing King (Demo)" by Daniel (1998)

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Evil Reign: The Missing King (Demo)

Author
Company
Released
Genres
Filename
rpg.zip
Size
47.6 KB
Details
Modified Graphics, ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
22 / 42

An RPG demo with its own custom font that gives the smiley characters spiky hair! Also there's board called "Throne room" and you talk to the king in it so I'm not sure what this game is actually about.

"DOOT.ZZT (Untitled)"

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DOOT.ZZT (Untitled)

Author
Company
Released
Genre
Filename
doot.zip
Size
15.0 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
39 / 41

Another unnamed game. Your goal is to find a way inside "treasure city".

"Super Fighter" by Victor Lin (1997)

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Super Fighter

Author
Company
Released
Genre
Filename
superf.zip
Size
35.0 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
5 / 44

There are like 40 boards in this game imported from STK and other ZZT utilities, and then 4 boards of gameplay which unsurprisingly, use almost none of what was imported.

"Ghoulish ZZT" by Brent Stone (1996)

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Ghoulish ZZT

Author
Company
Released
Genre
Filename
GHOULISH.ZIP
Size
20.3 KB
Details
ZZT World
Rating
No rating
Boards
27 / 31

Good name. Great title screen. Excellent company name. Somehow spelled "ZZT" wrong. Your sister has been captured by a ghost and it's up to you to rescue her.

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