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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:52 pm 
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I've never been able to play:

Zork Zero
Return to Zork (except for an all-text remake entered in IFComp one year)
Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels
Arthur
Journey
Bureaucracy
Beyond Zork
Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It
Shogun (though I'm not really interested in it)

Is there any legal way to get a copy of these games? Especially Nord and Bert and Bureaucracy.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:03 pm 
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Find Lost Treasures I & II.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lost_ ... of_Infocom

Once you own the actual box, you can probably legally grab the files from online somewhere and play them with a z-machine terp. The later games might be problematic, I don't really know.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:03 pm 
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Note that Return to Zork (a graphical adventure not made by the actual Infocom) is not included in the Lost Treasures collections.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:09 pm 
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Oh good, I'll take it off the list. I thought the text remake was not very compelling, and atrributed it to the port-er, but after looking it up, it seems the original was also uncompelling.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:28 pm 
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https://www.gog.com/game/the_zork_anthology is a licensed repackaging which includes Beyond Zork and Zork Zero. You can also buy RTZ as a separate purchase from the same site.


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