| Electronic Fun · July, 1983||Rating: 3 / 4 |
Up to now in adventure games you were brave but totally illiterate; the character you commanded had an IQ lower than the average shoe size, because he could only handle two words in a row. Now that problem has been dealt with by the Zork series by Infocom. These games can understand complete sentences and have vocabularies of well over 500 words. That's probably more than three times the number... [more]
| The Book of Atari Software · 1984||Rating: A+ |
Zork III completes the classic all-text adventure originally written in 1979 on the DEC PDP-11. Like its predecessors, there is a considerable amount of "new" material incorporated not present in the mainframe version, all written in the graphically imaginative style with which even the Atari's Hi-Res pages cannot compete.
When Zork III begins, you are at the bottom of a long staircase... [more]