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Zork: The Great Underground Empire

DOS - 1982

Alt names
Zork: The Great Underground Empire - Part I, Zork I: The Great Underground Empire, Zork I: Le Grand Empire des Ténèbres, Zork I, Zork
Released in
United States
Interactive Fiction, Medieval / Fantasy
Infocom, Inc.
Infocom, Inc.
Dosbox support
Fully supported on 0.72
4.32 / 5 - 138 votes

Description of Zork: The Great Underground Empire

Download Zork: The Great Underground Empire (also known as Zork: The Great Underground Empire - Part I, Zork I: The Great Underground Empire, Zork I: Le Grand Empire des Ténèbres, Zork I, Zork) for free now. Published in 1982 by Infocom, Inc., enjoy a adventure game with interactive fiction, medieval / fantasy theme!

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Comments and reviews

Skeeter 2015-05-22 1 point

I haven't played Zork since my Commodore 64 days. I mastered all of the Zork games had have missed them these many years. Can't wait to get started.

Rey 2014-07-21 0 point

I have a box filled with all the old zork games and a whole bunch of text based games and some old dos games ... too bad they're all on 5.25 and 3.5 floppy disk. I would love to play them again

zig 2014-07-04 0 point

This is how great games used to be, and still fun to this day.

gto68 2014-05-04 0 point

haven't played Zork for years! Can't wait

dee 2014-04-27 0 point

great game

Seanhitman 2014-02-24 0 point


The amazing person 2014-02-10 0 point

is this fun?

aktillum 2013-09-07 1 point

you can play Zork 1, 2, & 3 online @

Rhogar 2013-09-02 0 point


YourNeighborhoodFriendlyGeek 2013-08-10 0 point

I played The Hitchiker's Guide To The Galaxy on my Commodore 64C... Still have them and still Do!

Mongoet 2013-07-27 0 point

I first played Zork when Dos was the only way to play. No pictures. "You're standing by a mailbox." That's how it started..Hopefully it has improved since then.

guess what 2013-06-23 0 point

Did anyone else notice when Sheldon played this on the Big Bang Theory he used a command that doesn't exist? I tried "hit with axe" and it doesn't work

grillo 2013-06-05 0 point

Good game!

CamTheMan 2013-05-06 0 point

This game is awesome!! (Minus getting killed by a grue..)

biggest big bang theory fan ever! 2013-04-26 0 point

I played this before, it's amazing!

Sheldon is funny on the big bang theory when he plays it.

TC1197 2013-04-11 0 point

This is a great game and I recommend that you play it, I was inspired to play this game by the big bang theory when Sheldon plays Zork and I thought that I would give it a try, so yeah... download it and have fun :)

Didi 2013-03-02 0 point

I could play this game all day

grandmaster123 2013-01-29 0 point

its funn!!!!!!!

sheldon 2013-01-06 0 point


GUS9991 2012-12-19 0 point

this us false

sanav 2012-11-24 0 point

i love it

Sandy 2012-11-24 0 point

Great game

Chocoman 2012-11-03 0 point


Anon 2012-10-14 0 point


killerjosh122 2012-09-02 0 point


Looper 2012-08-25 0 point

You can save by saying "Save" to the game. I believe this is how you save...not sure

Blownuptaco 2012-08-16 0 point

How do I save game?

SharpyWarpy 2011-06-18 0 point

Played this one last night and found it hard to quit playing. Very entertaining. Tested my powers of imagination and my memory. I had played a similar game years ago, maybe this is the one. I lost it and thought I'd never see it again. Thank you, myabandonware for making these games available. Your site is easy to navigate and fun.

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