Blue Magus returned to the ZZT scene on October 25 in 1998. This day has been named Bluelloween by him. Formerly he used to be known as ZZTurbo, a name which all oldbies among us will certainly remember. Compound was released in Blue's Canid Productions time, shortly after he returned to the scene. It never got the attention it deserves, so that's why I made it Classic Game of the Month.
The Third World War raged on planet Earth. An entire generation has been eradicated. The generation of today, one of peace-loving young adults, has built up a new society. Their city, Renessiance, is situated in the rainforests of South America. It is dedicated to science, art, poetry, peace and learning. They live in harmony with nature.
You are a messenger and collected data on weird lights in the sky, which were observed with the big telescope of the observatory. Now you need to deliver this data to an underwater lab. This is where your adventure starts...
Compound has a very unique graphics style, which looks very good in most boards (there are a few exceptions, but it's nothing big). The story is well-written and quite original. The game also features some good programming, like a groovin' submersible engine.
If you didn't give Compound a try yet, I do recommend that you download and play this classic by Blue Magus.