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640x350x16 A History of ZZT's Graphics

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Sept. 18, 2016
Category
Misc
Summary
Exploring graphical evolutions and revolutions in ZZT's text mode worlds.
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A "Wake Up and Save the World" Postmortem

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Dec. 16, 2020
Category
Postmortem
Summary
How a ZZM player turned into a 2nd place game jam winner. Learn all about cut content and design goals of WUASTW
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A Guide To ZZT Lock Picking

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Feb. 19, 2019
Category
Misc
Summary
ZZT DRM and how to defeat it
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A Month of Reconstructing ZZT

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
April 17, 2020
Category
Historical
Summary
One month after the Reconstruction of ZZT, what are people doing with the recreated source code of ZZT?
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A “Doug Tudeap” Postmortem

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
May 31, 2021
Category
Postmortem
Summary
The development of an engine-based ZZT game in 48 hours featuring more nuggets of information than you can shake a pick at!
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About ZZT

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Jan. 19, 2021
Category
Help
Summary
What is ZZT and why is it still in use 30 years after release?
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An Interview With Beth Daggert - Ezanya And The Early Days of ZZT

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Nov. 14, 2018
Category
Interview
Summary
An interview with the contest-winning Ezanya developer, Beth Daggert
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An Interview With Jim Crawford - Frog Fractions 2 and ZZT

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Dec. 31, 2016
Category
Interview
Summary
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Ascii Character Reference

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
May 28, 2015
Category
Help
Summary
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Aura Walkthrough

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Aug. 30, 2006
Category
Walkthrough
Summary
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Closer Look Live: The Mercenary

Author
DavidN/Dr. Dos
Date
Jan. 30, 2018
Category
Closer Look
Summary
A pre-recording playthrough of the ZZT world "The Mercenary" by DavidN (2002), with the game's author providing guest commentary!
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Closer Look: 4

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Dec. 31, 2017
Category
Closer Look
Summary
4's scores were better years ago.
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Closer Look: A Dwarvish-Mead Dream

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Dec. 15, 2019
Category
Closer Look
Summary
Save the dreamworld from reality in this everything but the kitchen sink RPG bursting with ideas and great art
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Closer Look: Aceland

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Jan. 23, 2017
Category
Closer Look
Summary
MEEEEOOOOOOWWWWW (You microwaved a cat)
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Closer Look: Algorithm Part 1: Disco For Justice!

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Dec. 18, 2018
Category
Closer Look
Summary
A rejected ZZTer returns with dated comedy and some fascinating self-insert protagonists
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Closer Look: Angelis Finale

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
May 14, 2018
Category
Closer Look
Summary
Overclocking ZZT to turn it into a viable medium for a fast paced action game
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Closer Look: Atop The Witch's Tower

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Sept. 17, 2019
Category
Closer Look
Summary
Thyer's first ever ZZT world: The story of a witch's anxiety and her sacrificial princess
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Closer Look: Baloo Episode 1, The Thunder Road

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
June 1, 2020
Category
Closer Look
Summary
What should be a generic edgy TaleSpin parody turns out to be a well-written game you can't help but love
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Closer Look: Big Beast in the Maze

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
April 15, 2021
Category
Closer Look
Summary
Deal with mazes and monsters in this far out game
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Closer Look: Card Prime

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
July 30, 2018
Category
Closer Look
Summary
Expert programming crams a collectible card game into ZZT!
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Closer Look: CAT, CAT, THAT DAMN CAT

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Oct. 29, 2016
Category
Closer Look
Summary
One cat's journey to find their missing owner... or food
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Closer Look: Caves of ZZT

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
July 22, 2018
Category
Closer Look
Summary
"Life's real tough, ain't it?" - the unloved and forgotten original ZZT world
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Closer Look: City of ZZT

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
June 19, 2017
Category
Closer Look
Summary
Trust me and we will escape from the City
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Closer Look: Compound

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Jan. 15, 2020
Category
Closer Look
Summary
♬ Fix us a wire you're the Compound man ♬ Fix us a wire tonight ♬ Well man's destined to die from catastrophe ♬ While aliens watch in the night ♬
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Closer Look: Deep December

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Sept. 11, 2016
Category
Closer Look
Summary
Coke machines, urban warlocks, and a hero with a baseball bat ready to brave NYC's subway system.
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