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.
The Museum's first guest post! Taking a look at a previously unpublished first game and its many flaws.
Town of ZZT but reimagined to be about the author's friend circle.
One of ZZT's finest - A detailed fantasy adventure through the kingdom of Bespin. (Oh, and the password is BARNEY)
Set sail on the DIEtanic in this second washed up half of NextGame 33
Covering 50% of this 33% complete game where 0% of the jokes land
All Teen Cops Are Bastards. A lot of content warnings in this overshadowed and oh-so-edgy adventure
Defend Castle Sin from intruders both good and evil to keep an ancient portal sealed and secure
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!