Comic 917 – “/geekfactcheck”
Errol: When SWG told me about this, I panicked. I went online to verify that his claim was true, and it was.
I was crestfallen. However, I also have the Activision Version on my ipad and I checked it, and from what I can see, the first part is correct. This made me happy. And relieved.
Too much drama for one day.
I’m assuming it’s some tweaks with the online version and not the true original.
As Uber-Geeks I knew you would have taken care of the tiny details like that. 🙂
Though I wonder if any random encounters were written into the original Zork that would cause someone a different scenario…like, the Troll wasn’t always standing in the same place or something like that?
The “great disturbance” line is perfect. Well played, Debs & Errol.
Actually… the theif and the troll ARE random elements. That I do remember. They wander about the GUE and hopefully they don’t take your stuff..
I missed Zork the first time around…but I played many other text only adventures that I’m sure were rip-offs of Zork. There was one called Bedlam that I totally loved! http://www.figmentfly.com/bedlam/index.html
All these emulators! So many rabbit holes I could go down.
Oh wow, awesome! I didn’t play that! ^_^
LOL wonderfully played
The breaking of the third and fourth panel walls is also pretty awesome way to show how potentially upsetting this was.