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About the StoryYou have been volunteered by your master for a quest to save the small city of Windhall from a terrible fate.
[--blurb from The Z-Files Catalogue]
-- Carl Muckenhoupt
The game begins with most of the world available for exploration, and the world is large and complex. There are many places to explore and many puzzles to attempt, which helps if you are stumped by one particular puzzle. It would have been nice had the game not shown its whole hand at the beginning; additional areas which you can explore only after solving a puzzle hold my interest more than being able to visit (almost) everywhere at the beginning.
-- Stephen Granade
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