About Closer Looks
Closer Looks are one of the main components of the Worlds of ZZT project. The Closer Look series consists primarily of (re)visiting ZZT worlds and looking at them from a contemporary perspective, attemping to give both a complete playthrough of them while also pointing out noteworthy design decisions.
Most Closer Looks are written articles, however there are also livestreams which can be watched on the Worlds of ZZT YouTube channel.
A magical mystery tour of an odd cross between Star Wars and the Beatles
A back to school special looking at what's considered the worst ever ZZT game
Quest for the mythical flower of light to cure your father's blindness
An eggselent conversion of Codemaster's 1989 puzzle platformer
Because ZZT's Own Editor Is So 1991
The winner of the first ever 24 Hours of ZZT contest
Trust me and we will escape from the City
ZZT has no random number generator, but it does have lions. Exploring how a complex RPG engine works
Psychic twins reclaim the sun in this impressively coded and impressively grindy RPG dungeon crawler!
The first ZZT game of 2017, made in 72 hours for the Ludum Dare!
D.A.R.E. to dream as Freddy the ferret trips out on his search for the perfect drug
A Super ZZT inspired MegaZeux world exploring memory and being forgotten.
ZIG combines ZZT's simplicity, MegaZeux's power, and Super ZZT's lack of interest from the community. Exploring ZIG and all its releases!
Burglarizing homes, cracking safes, and picking pockets in one of ZZT's most innovative titles.
You're trying to say you like DOS better than me, right?
So much promise. So little ammo.
Rancid meatloaf and cans of V8.
Over 1000 ZZTer produced comic strips now available on the Museum of ZZT!
MEEEEOOOOOOWWWWW (You microwaved a cat)
ZZT's best looking game is also it's furriest.
Hello, mortal. I am the Sandman. And you are my prisoner.
I [Dr. Dos] made a bad game when I was 10 and I made it worse when I was 13.
"I've checked your bacground in the space marine database. you have an impressive record."
Just repeat to yourself, "It's just a game, I should really just relax"
Part human, part machine, all weird.