This page is a wiki. Please login or create an account to begin editing.

The Comedy Collection - Infocom Interactive Fiction

Game screenshot
Your rating: None Average: 4.7 (3 votes)
Year released:
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de (1.60 MB)
MD5: 7f7c5c6396861857597390a9e6879398
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
This game works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II, ScummVM

A collection of Infocom text games, Including:

Hollywood Hijinx
Nord And Bert

Bonus Titles:
Zork I

Architecture: 68k

The box states OS 6.07 to 7.5, but it runs up to Mac OS 9.2 including Classic Environment.

Original interpreter 'Zoom':
Like 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (not included in this download), you don't need to configure a Mac emulator to play these games, because 'Zoom' does the job for you, too.
For Zoom, please refer to its homepage at

Zoom hint:
To get the games recognized by Zoom, please add the extension ".z5" (without quotes) to the particular application name.

Starting with version 2.2.0, ScummVM also runs these games.


IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2012, July 1 - 8:47pm

Otherwise, Zoom is the best!

About Zork.dfont, I can't remember that I fiddled around with such font in the past.
The Zoom application is really a very good interpreter to play the stuff today.

TheRealAnubis's picture
by TheRealAnubis - 2012, July 1 - 8:06pm

Ahh, I didn't even notice DOS on the requirements list!
From the box bottom:

IBM Version:
IBM PC or 100% compatible
640K RAM
CD-ROM Drive
Windows 3.1
MS-DOS (5.0-6.2 supported)
Hard Disk Drive with 2MB Available

Great! I'm glad it came through, now I can donate more stuff as I find it at the thrift shops..

Oh, and a note on Zoom. I don't know if it will happen for you, but I grabbed the Zork.dfont font to use with Zoom, and it killed Zoom (locked up when you went to preferences), and Font Book (locked up if you selected the Zork font for any reason). I had to physically remove it from the font folder, then run fontfinagler to get rid of it completely. I even tried to make it a TTF, and it did the same thing. Just letting everyone know! Otherwise, Zoom is the best!

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2012, July 1 - 5:50am

Also, this was a hybrid CD, but I don't know if the PC part came through or not.

You made it right, the PC partition has been stored on the image, too.
Althought the Installer on the PC partition requires Windows,
but readme tells how to install from within DOS.

TheRealAnubis's picture
by TheRealAnubis - 2012, June 30 - 7:36pm

If you like word games, these are some of the greats! Planetfall is probably my favorite from this bunch.
Also, this was a hybrid CD, but I don't know if the PC part came through or not. If someone burns it and finds out, please let me know!