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Dungeon

Post by Reaver » Wed Sep 25, 2002 8:34 pm

I was curious as to who here has played Dungeon (Mainframe Zork) and what your opinion of it was.  Any responses or discussions about it are welcomed.

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Re: Dungeon

Post by DataAngel » Thu Sep 26, 2002 4:09 am

sorry I haven't played it. :o :-[

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Re: Dungeon

Post by Basse » Thu Sep 26, 2002 8:27 am

I've sort of played it. It's just too simple :P. I'd much rather prefere to play Zork I.

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Re: Dungeon

Post by Nemesis » Thu Sep 26, 2002 7:15 pm

I didn't know you could get this. Where did you find it?

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Re: Dungeon

Post by Reaver » Thu Sep 26, 2002 8:12 pm

IFarchive.  Playing it explains some things.  Before I played it, I never knew that the Round Room and the Carousel Room used to be one and the same.  It was originally a spinning Round Room.  The separation explains the few collapsed passages leading from the Round Room in Zork I.

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Re: Dungeon

Post by DataAngel » Fri Sep 27, 2002 2:55 am

I should have this game on my site.

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Re: Dungeon

Post by Nemesis » Fri Sep 27, 2002 6:09 pm

I'll definetly be checking this out...

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Re: Dungeon

Post by Garius_Lupus » Tue Oct 01, 2002 2:03 pm

I played it way back when that was all that was available. I played it on a mainframe at work and never finished it - I got stuck and couldn't go on. I had played Adventure and solved it, and found Dungeon even better, although I couldn't solve it. I still have the maps I made back then. :-D

Years and years later (about 3 years ago now), I stumbled on the Zork games on the internet and realized that they were almost the same as Dungeon. It was like seeing an old friend. Some research later, I found out that Dungeon had been split up into Zorks I to III (with some additions).

So, I played all the Zorks and a fair number of the other Infocom games. I still have a few left to play.

I haven't played any of the non-text-based Zork games (Return to Zork, Zork Nemesis, Zork Grand Inquisitor), but would love to.

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Re: Dungeon

Post by Nemesis » Wed Oct 02, 2002 10:37 pm

OK, I got a chance to play Dungeon, and I must admit, I don't like it very much. It's parser isn't that good so I didn't really get to play much of it.

Also, I haven't posted lately because the power supply of my computer went dead and I'm getting a new one. I won't post tomorrow as Hurricane Lili is making landfall and, well, I seriously doubt I'll be on the computer.

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Re: Dungeon

Post by DataAngel » Thu Oct 03, 2002 10:15 pm

uh oh lol, ttys!

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Re: Dungeon

Post by Basse » Fri Oct 04, 2002 6:01 am

It's just that you can't do as much as in Zork I and the game is sort of confusing and too short. Oh, and there's that stupid newspaper in the living room that ruins the whole atmosphere of the game.

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