Well, I've had a look at the game, but thus far I'm slightly disappointed with the lack of description in it, it's just "you encountered an X and rolled an X" nowhere near the richness of the zork games i've played.

I'll carry on with it for a bit though, just in case this is an initial problem, ---- afterall there are lots of areas I stil can't get to.


Beware the Grue!

Dark.
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Subject: [Spam] [Audyssey] legends of zork is live


Hello everyone. This morning, I played my first cession of Legends of Zork. I created my first character, Eldrex. He's a recently fired magic sword salesman. I've managed to advance two levels and survive my first day's explorations of the dark forest near the white house. The game is completely playable for us blind Zork fans. However, when it comes to more minor points like choosing your character avatar, there are no alt tags on the choices. I have no idea whether what I perceive as a buff, rough and ready male adventurer is depicted visually as a wafer-thin fashion model. The map is certainly functional enough for us as the locations near enough to travel to are properly labelled. Exploration doesn't rely on seeing anything. You just click on the "explore the dark forest" or a similar link in order to search an area and have encounters. It's a lot like Legend of the Green Dragon in that regard. I hope those who are interested will try out this new browser based online game and take the time to send feedback to the developers. Happy adventures, everyone.

Michael Feir
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A Life of Word and Sound
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