Zork Nemesis: The Forbidden Lands

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In a desolate corner of the Underground Empire, an evil demon torments the Land. Evil rules the Forbidden Lands. Here, the souls of the Empire’s Great Alchemists lie in perpetual hell…at the hands of the Nemesis. Now the forces of the Underground beckon you to uncover the mystery behind the Nemesis’ curse…Travel through five mind-bending worlds to discover the ancient secret of Alchemy that will free the trapped souls from evil’s grip….Before the Nemesis imprisons you with the others…For eternity. Do you dare enter the Forbidden Lands?

  • Five highly detailed worlds entice you with over 65 innovative puzzles
  • Spectacular production value - Hollywood actors, dramatic live-action video, hypnotic ambient music and dazzling special effects
  • Directed by live action director, Joe Napolitano of X-Files and Murder One fame

Release Date

Feb 28, 1996

Play Time

7 hours



System Requirements

  • CPU: 1.0 GHz
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • GPU: DirectX 7 Compatible 3D Card
  • HDD: 1400 MB

Interesting Facts

  • It is the eleventh game in the Zork series.
  • The story focuses on players investigating the sudden disappearance of four prominent figures and their children to the hands of a mysterious being known as the “Nemesis”.
  • Zork Nemesis operates from a first-person perspective and uses a simple point-and-click system.
  • The game takes place in the fantasy world of Zork, with players initially solving puzzles and exploring the Temple of Agrippa.
  • Zork Nemesis employed technology Activision dubbed “Z-Vision Surround Technology,” which gives users a simulated 360-degree view of each location visited.
  • Zork Nemesis made use of live actors.

Cheats support


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Third/First Person

First person

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Protagonist sex


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