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Zona 0

Zona 0, a DOS game was released by the very talented group Topo Soft in 1991. Little did they know that they will end up making history. Play this game again here.

Zona 0 description

A very interesting game which is clearly inspired by the movie "Tron" (but not formally relate to it) race svetotsiklah in cyberspace, but not just race, and race rules-based "Snake"!

The essence of the gameplay in the following. There is shown in isometric field as a "grid" and there are figures of light cycles with "svetotechnica" that go on it (usually two: human and computer player). You can go strictly vertical and horizontal lines of the field; each cycle while driving "draws" a line of a certain color. And this in fact is analogous to the well known "Python" - cannot be allowed to crash at the next turn and the turn (and the turns in the game is very sharp, can be rotated at an angle of 90 degrees) laid his cycle line (however, someone else is also impossible), otherwise instant death. And the game is not that big, so soon to meet with padded line becomes very, very difficult. The challenge is to ensure that the opponent is killed, then there will be a transition to the next level.

The graphics are quite decent, although admittedly, CGA-mode in the game is extremely uncomfortable, and he in his time played – difficult to understand; fortunately, the game supports EGA, VGA and even where we expect a really "juicy" and traced to the smallest detail a picture, to admire which was a pleasure. But this will not work – because the game is in serious, well paced and has a very high complexity and "nervousness", demanding a rare combination of reaction and speed of thought: after all, any mistake is equal to failure. Verdict – really cool, but sometimes the complexity is off the charts; to describe in words what is happening is very difficult – you need to see and experience yourself. So – only for the truly hardcore oldgamer.

Wish to enjoy your afternoon playing some classic videogames? Play Zona 0 online for free here.

Source: Archive.org, Mobygames.com

Zona 0

Racing / Driving, Strategy/Tactics
Topo Soft
Topo Soft