Zork series

Updated: 11/06/2021 by Computer Hope

Return to Zork overview

Return to Zork

Type: Adventure
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Release Date: 08/20/1993
Developer: Infocom (PC), Activision (Mac)
Publisher: Activision (PC), Aztech New Media Corporation (Mac)

Released in 1993, in Return To Zork, the great underground Empire of Zork was destroyed and all evil magic was dispersed. However, 700 years in the future, the mystical dark recesses beneath the Valley of the Sparrow are back. Your mission is to save the Human race from Morphius, the evil ruler of the Great Underground Empire.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: MS-DOS 5.0
Processor: Intel 386 25 MHz
Memory: 1 MB RAM
Graphics Card: VGA graphics, 256 colors, 320x200 resolution
Sound Card: Sound Blaster compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 3 MB
Drives: 3½″ Floppy Drive or 2X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Joystick/Gamepad optional
Multiplayer: n/a

Zork Nemesis: The Forbidden Lands overview

Zork Nemesis: The Forbidden Lands

Type: Adventure
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Release Date: 02/29/1996
Developer: Zombie LLC
Publisher: Activision

In Zork Nemesis you uncover the mystery behind the Nemesis' curse by traveling through five worlds to discover the ancient secret of alchemy and free the trapped souls from evil's grip.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: MS-DOS 6.0, Windows 95
Processor: Intel 486/DX2 66 MHz
Memory: 8 MB RAM
Graphics Card: SVGA graphics, 16-bit color, 640x480 resolution, 1 MB Video RAM
Sound Card: 100% Sound Blaster 16 compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 35 MB
CD/DVD Drive: 2X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Joystick/Gamepad optional
Multiplayer: n/a

Zork: Grand Inquisitor overview

Zork: Grand Inquisitor

Type: Adventure
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Release Date: 10/31/1997
Developer: Activision (PC), Logicware, Inc. (Mac)
Publisher: Activision (PC), MacPlay (Mac)

Released in 1997, Zork Grand Inquisitor is a visit back to the famous landmarks that made Zork legendary: Flood Control Damn #3, the White House and GUE Tech. In the game, you will spend the majority of the time hunting down the three lost artifacts that restore the lost magic which once was present in the land of Zork.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: Windows 95
Processor: Intel Pentium 90 MHz
Memory: 16 MB RAM
Graphics Card: SVGA graphics, 16-bit color, 640x480 resolution, 1 MB Video RAM
Sound Card: 16-bit sound card
Hard Drive Space: 50 MB
CD/DVD Drive: 4X CD-ROM
Controls: Keyboard & Mouse
Multiplayer: Network play supported through direct connection

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