The final day! As is tradition there's plenty of end of year compilations from ZZTers dutifully creating nearly 31 years on. I wanted to make sure anything made in 2021 released in 2021, and while there wasn't quite enough here to hit the usual eight entries, there's plenty of other older works to pad things out. So much so in fact, that we're going to leave the queue full of toolkits and do an extra large publication of a dozen titles today.
"Gadfly Goods Grab Bag 2021" by RT-55J (2021)
Our first compilation here filled with art, project overviews, ZZT-OOP tricks, and preservations of ZZT Borfday/Krismas cards
"2021 dot ZZT" by Dr. Dos (2021)
My own compilation world for the year. Showcasing esoteric bugs, and sometimes even explaining them!
"Sweet Dreams" by RT-55J (2021)
Single board games are well established, but "Sweet Dreams" takes the player on a short dreamy journey with the goal of minimizing the world size resulting in 11 boards taking up barely 7 kilobytes of space!
"There's some Poges in this House" by Agent Orange (2021)
Our last compilation for the year, this time taking a classic ZZT magazine format. Art, reviews, demos, and more!
"Flimsy's Town of ZZT (Original Upload)" by Flimsy Parkins (2006)
In the mid 2000s, Flimsy Parkins having been given FTP access to z2 quietly replaced its copy of ZZT with a version containing a replaced version of Town. This is the original compilation unsuspecting downloaders acquired.
"Idiotic Kung Fu RPG (Demo)" by Maullar Maullar (2002)
A demo of a later finished product.
"Interstellar Police: Escape Stal' Prison (Original)" by Bob Pragt (1999)
An earlier revision of a game that's been on the Closer Look Poll for a bit. I should see if this old version may be preferable...
"MM" by Trapbocks
Some very simple mazes and a board previewing an upcoming game. This was recovered from a defunct Tripod hosted website. Perhaps the MM means this is the OG Maze Minders?
"Mysteries Of The Cinema (July 2000)" by ZOrangeCow (2000)
An alternate incomplete demo which is dated several months after the previous version but has fewer boards connected to it? Perhaps that is the mystery of the cinema.
"World (alt)" by WiL (1998)
An alternate later version of what looks to be WiL's oldest ZZT game on record!
"ZZTV 3 - #tus Submission" by Viovis (2002)
A ZZTV channel as it was submitted to the organizer! I've got one or two of these myself I should upload then. #tus contains a ZZT ant farm and very very very long cinematic for PPDV!
"Tiny Toons Adventures" by Zorin (1994)
I love seeing fangames for things that we didn't have ZZT fangames of! This is a very simple first game sort of world with some Tiny Toons themes. Montana Max would say fuck if he could get away with it.
Edit: Hold it!
We've got two more arriving at the last hour!
"Airport of ZZT Demo" by Agent Orange (2021)
A demo for an unfinished game taking place in none other than the Airport of ZZT (AZT)!
"Pilk MaZE MAZE IN THE MAZE MAZE MAZE MAZE..." by Lancer X (2021)
And a cursed way to end it all with a Super ZZT meme game that I do not have the minute to take screenshots of.