Series Overview - The Joy of ZZT

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Newest Entry
May 28, 2020
Oldest Entry
Jan. 30, 2020
Articles
10

Livestreams which showcase how to create your own ZZT worlds using the KevEdit editor. This video tutorial is intended for beginners, starting from a fresh install of ZZT, Zeta, and KevEdit. It covers basic ZZT elements, ZZT-OOP programming, developing an engine, and general ZZT game design tips

Articles in Series

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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Jan. 30, 2020
Category
Livestream
Associated Files
Description
Checking out the basics in preparation of making a ZZT game
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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Feb. 7, 2020
Category
Livestream
Associated Files
Description
Making an action board: Considering creatures, items, and player flow
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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Feb. 13, 2020
Category
Livestream
Associated Files
Description
Making some visually interesting boards without creating a purple key gauntlet
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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Feb. 20, 2020
Category
Livestream
Associated Files
Description
Learn how to program with ZZT-OOP by spending 30 minutes making fish in a mall's pond swim around
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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
Feb. 27, 2020
Category
Livestream
Associated Files
Description
Zaps and Restores. Sets and Clears. Rescuing robots and atomizing children. We call it ZZT.
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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
March 10, 2020
Category
Livestream
Associated Files
Description
Quizzes, Boulders, Keys, and Target Practice
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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
March 26, 2020
Category
Livestream
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Description
Squashing Bugs and One More Puzzle
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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
April 8, 2020
Category
Livestream
Associated Files
Description
Using messages sent between objects to transform ZZT's gameplay and make an engine
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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
April 29, 2020
Category
Livestream
Associated Files
Description
Creating a final battle sequence with a goal other than "shoot a boss a lot"
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Author
Dr. Dos
Date
May 28, 2020
Category
Livestream
Associated Files
Description
Tying it all together and doing some playtesting