January 17, 2009

Zork Returns as a “Casual MMO”

by Nick Montfort · , 7:34 pm

Legends of Zork, a browser-based game now in development by Jolt Online Gaming of Dublin, promises to bring the Zork product and process back to the Web. The press release explains how the new game will connect this venerable interactive fiction property, from more than 30 years ago, to current events:

The Great Underground Empire has recently fallen and the land is in disarray. The Royal Treasury has been sacked. The stock market has collapsed, leading even mighty FrobozzCo International to fire employees from throughout its subsidiaries. A craze of treasure-hunting has swept through the remnants of the Great Underground Empire.

One Response to “Zork Returns as a “Casual MMO””

  1. William Patrick Wend Says:

    I got an email this morning announcing LoZ is now open. Going to go try it out after dinner:


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