Publishers Personal Software, Infocom, Activision
Developers Infocom
Release date 1980
Genre Adventure
Game rating
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Game Description

Zork: The Great Underground Empire – Part I, later known as Zork I, is an interactive fiction video game written by Marc Blank, Dave Lebling, Bruce Daniels and Tim Anderson and published by Infocom in 1980. It was the first game in the popular Zork trilogy and was released for a wide range of computer systems, followed by Zork II and Zork III. It was Infocom’s first game, and sold 378,987 copies by 1986.

Download Zork: The Great Underground Empire

We might have the game available for more than one platform. Zork: The Great Underground Empire is currently available on these platforms:

DOS (1982)

Zork_The_Great_Underground_Empire_DOS_Files_EN.zip (82.0KB)

How to play on Windows

  1. Download and Extract Zork_The_Great_Underground_Empire_DOS_Files_EN.zip
  2. Download DOSBox and put a shortcut on your desktop
  3. Open the “Game Files” folder and drag the file “_Zork1.com” on top of the DOSBox icon
  4. Play the game

Additional files, patches and fixes

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Manual (English)

Zork: The Great Underground Empire Screenshots

DOS