Closer Look Articles

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

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Closer Look: Merbotia

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Oct. 8, 2016
Category
Closer Look
Summary
HEY, MOM, THE BED RAN AWAY AGAIN, you shout. -- It's Merbotia, a short and humorous adventure by Sonic256!
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Closer Look: Pop

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Sept. 28, 2016
Category
Closer Look
Summary
A surreal adventure game about escaping from a dimension where gods observe the curious and watch their attempts to escape.
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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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Closer Look: Zem! and Zem! 2

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Aug. 24, 2016
Category
Closer Look
Summary
Newt's Lemmings inspired "ZZT games to pass time"
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Closer Look: Dungeons of ZZT

Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Aug. 15, 2016
Category
Closer Look
Summary
ZZT's third official world, and how it compares to Town of ZZT.
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