Download


Latest Italian and English editions
Zip file containing both Italian and English game files: zigamus.​z5, zigamus.​ulx and Windows executable zigamus.​exe.
For all systems. To play, you'll need a Z-Machine Interpreter - visit Brass Lantern for download links. (Compressed with ZIP. Free Unzip tools are available for most systems at www.info-zip.org.)

Have you played this game?

You can rate this game, record that you've played it, or put it on your wish list after you log in.

Playlists and Wishlists

RSS Feeds

New member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page

Zigamus: Zombies at Vigamus

by Marco Vallarino

2016

Web Site

(based on 16 ratings)
2 reviews

About the Story

Vigamus, the Video Game Museum of Rome, has been attacked by zombies. To save it from the monsters, you can only count on your brain and the relics and gadgets exhibited in the building.

This game is also available in Italian at www.vigamus.com


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: October 1, 2016
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 6
IFID: ZCODE-1-160928-84E7
TUID: 1kvcio22np3gieo9

Awards

31st Place - 22nd Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2016)

Editorial Reviews

The Breakfast Review
Set as it is in a museum dedicated to video games, this whole romp is a bit of a love letter to the medium. It seems clear enough that the author knows his video games, and artifacts from those games figure as essential items to be used on this quest for zombie extermination. The tone is both silly and self-aware: at one point, we are literally told that we are in a text adventure and that we should study the relevant tropes. The author is clearly having a bit of fun, and there's no reason why we should not as well.
See the full review

Tags

- View the most common tags (What's a tag?)

(Log in to add your own tags)

Member Reviews

5 star:
(0)
4 star:
(3)
3 star:
(9)
2 star:
(4)
1 star:
(0)
Average Rating:
Number of Reviews: 1
Write a review


2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
A zombie game leaning on video game tropes and history, May 10, 2017

This game has an entertaining premise: zombies have attacked Vigamus, the video game museum, and you have to use video game powers to save the museum.

But it falls flat with missing synonyms, sexist humor, and an overly zany plot. Others have definitely enjoyed it (it has some great ratings on textadventures.co.uk) but it didn't suit me personally.


If you enjoyed Zigamus: Zombies at Vigamus...

Related Games

People who like Zigamus: Zombies at Vigamus also gave high ratings to these games:

Terminator Chaser, by Bruno Dias
Average member rating: (9 ratings)
Cycle 87. Last work shift of the quarter. And you're left behind to tidy up so the rest of the crew has time to settle into the new site. Make sure Mining Site 43 won't be a half-melted wreck by the time the next crew comes around, once...

Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover
Average member rating: (63 ratings)
A fool receives a challenge from a countess. Violence. Sex. Profanity. Sausage.

Earth and Sky 2: Another Earth, Another Sky, by Paul O'Brian
Average member rating: (50 ratings)

Suggest a game

Links




This is version 8 of this page, edited by Zape on 11 April 2021 at 11:57am. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item