Closer Look Directory

Closer Looks are one of the main components of the Worlds of ZZT project. The Closer Look category of articles consists primarily of (re)visiting ZZT worlds and looking at them from a contemporary perspective, attempting to give both a complete playthrough of them while also pointing out noteworthy design decisions.

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Dec 31, 2017 Jan 09, 2017
articles/2017/4/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Dec 31, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
4's scores were better years ago.
articles/2017/indiana-jones-solomon/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Dec 11, 2017
Category
Closer Look
Description
That belongs in a museum
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Author
Celine Kalante
Publish Date
Dec 06, 2017
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Closer Look
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Description
The Museum's first guest post! Taking a look at a previously unpublished first game and its many flaws.
articles/2017/sewers-of-zzt/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Nov 30, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
Town of ZZT but reimagined to be about the author's friend circle.
articles/2017/sivion/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Nov 20, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
One of ZZT's finest - A detailed fantasy adventure through the kingdom of Bespin. (Oh, and the password is BARNEY)
articles/2017/nextgame-33-part-2/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Oct 31, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
Set sail on the DIEtanic in this second washed up half of NextGame 33
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Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Oct 25, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
Covering 50% of this 33% complete game where 0% of the jokes land
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Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Oct 20, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
All Teen Cops Are Bastards. A lot of content warnings in this overshadowed and oh-so-edgy adventure
articles/2017/defender-of-castle-sin/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Sep 25, 2017
Category
Closer Look
Description
Defend Castle Sin from intruders both good and evil to keep an ancient portal sealed and secure
articles/2017/meet-the-tardigrades/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Sep 15, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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A magical mystery tour of an odd cross between Star Wars and the Beatles
articles/2017/school-zzt/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Sep 04, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
A back to school special looking at what's considered the worst ever ZZT game
articles/2017/flower-of-light/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Aug 31, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
Quest for the mythical flower of light to cure your father's blindness
articles/2017/fantasy-world-dizzy/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Aug 18, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
An eggselent conversion of Codemaster's 1989 puzzle platformer
articles/2017/nightplanet/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Jun 24, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
The winner of the first ever 24 Hours of ZZT contest
articles/2017/city-of-zzt/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Jun 19, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
Trust me and we will escape from the City
articles/2017/pswa-code/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
May 29, 2017
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Closer Look
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Description
ZZT has no random number generator, but it does have lions. Exploring how a complex RPG engine works
articles/2017/psychic-solar-war-adventure/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
May 24, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
Psychic twins reclaim the sun in this impressively coded and impressively grindy RPG dungeon crawler!
articles/2017/edible-vomit/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Apr 30, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
D.A.R.E. to dream as Freddy the ferret trips out on his search for the perfect drug
articles/2017/forrester/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Apr 15, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
A Super ZZT inspired MegaZeux world exploring memory and being forgotten.
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Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Apr 10, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
ZIG combines ZZT's simplicity, MegaZeux's power, and Super ZZT's lack of interest from the community. Exploring ZIG and all its releases!
articles/2017/doom/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Mar 21, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
You're trying to say you like DOS better than me, right?
articles/2017/oaktown/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Mar 12, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
So much promise. So little ammo.
articles/2017/yapok-sundria/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Feb 25, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
Rancid meatloaf and cans of V8.
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Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Jan 23, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
MEEEEOOOOOOWWWWW (You microwaved a cat)
articles/2017/frost-1-power/preview.png
Author
Dr. Dos
Publish Date
Jan 09, 2017
Category
Closer Look
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Description
ZZT's best looking game is also it's furriest.
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