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Q: ASCII Video Game ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: ASCII Video Game
Category: Computers > Games
Asked by: thilton-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 07 Apr 2004 12:04 PDT
Expires: 07 May 2004 12:04 PDT
Question ID: 326716
Included on my first computer was an ascii game, I want to say the
name of it was "Z". The few things I do remember about the game was
that the lyrics to Led Zepplin's "Stairway to Heaven" were part of the
game at some point. You had to manipulate your avatar (maybe it was a
"z") through moving characters (think wingdings) but I never beat the
game before the computer died. This had to be at least 12 years ago,
and I am not sure where my parents found this computer - but it was
only good for a norton version of word processing and this game.

Request for Question Clarification by googleexpert-ga on 07 Apr 2004 12:33 PDT
Hi thilton,
I think the game may be ZZT but I am not sure.
Do you remember playing a Color ASCII Game?

Clarification of Question by thilton-ga on 07 Apr 2004 13:04 PDT
I had a monochrome monitor, so I don't think it was color, it wasn't
terribly detailed.

Clarification of Question by thilton-ga on 07 Apr 2004 19:54 PDT
Thank you SOOOOOOO Much!

if only I could get it working with win xp :)

go ahead and answer this please :)
Subject: Re: ASCII Video Game
Answered By: googleexpert-ga on 07 Apr 2004 21:30 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi again thilton,
Glad to hear that you found the game.
Just in case there's other Versions of ZZT that work with WINXP, here
are some download pages I found:


Clarification of Answer by googleexpert-ga on 08 Apr 2004 10:18 PDT
Thanks a lot for the tip. :)
Good luck Completing the Game!
thilton-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $1.00
That was exactly what I was looking for and I have been searching for
this for years!

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