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 Most ZZT games are designed with Keyboard input in mind - however, a few (two) recommend Mouse input instead. Most ZZT games are designed with Keyboard input in mind - however, a few (two) recommend Mouse input instead.
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 +===== Help =====
 +
 +Most help is provided in-game, available by pressing "H".
 +
 +==== Command line arguments ====
 +
 +ClassicZoo supports a few command line arguments on launch:
 +
 +  * ''/NOEMS'' - disable EMS extended memory support,
 +  * ''/NOXMS'' - disable XMS extended memory support,
 +  * (4.16+) ''/NOSNOW'' - force-disable CGA snow avoidance logic; by default, it is disabled if an EGA/VGA-compatible card is detected, however many CGA clone cards also do not suffer from CGA snow. This can improve performance.
  
 ===== Major features ===== ===== Major features =====
  
-  * EMS/XMS extended memory support - allows worlds of effectively any size within specification, and makes existing near-limit worlds run more reliably on real hardware+  * EMS/XMS extended memory support - effectively lifts the world size limit, as well as improving stability of large worlds on machines with lower amounts of free conventional memory
-  * Increasing the board limit from 20000 to 65500 bytes.+  * Increasing the board size limit from 20000 to 65500 bytes.
   * Increasing the board count limit from 101 to 256 boards.   * Increasing the board count limit from 101 to 256 boards.
   * Major CPU and memory usage optimizations.   * Major CPU and memory usage optimizations.
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 The complete list of features is provided in the changelog, which is bundled with ClassicZoo. The complete list of features is provided in the changelog, which is bundled with ClassicZoo.
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-Many of these bugfixes enhancements are also maintained to some extent in separate branches, to allow easier re-use by other ZZT forks. 
  
 ===== Screenshots ===== ===== Screenshots =====
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 In most cases, you want either the build in bold (for PC-compatibles) or the NEC PC-98 build (for PC-98 machines). See the FAQ for further details. In most cases, you want either the build in bold (for PC-compatibles) or the NEC PC-98 build (for PC-98 machines). See the FAQ for further details.
 +
 +If you're looking for game worlds, try the Museum of ZZT! Here are some recommendations:
 +
 +  * [[https://museumofzzt.com/article/295/the-best-of-zzt|The Best of ZZT (list) ]],
 +  * [[https://museumofzzt.com/article/563/the-best-of-zzt-part-2-modern-treasures|The Best of ZZT, Part 2 (list)]],
  
 ==== Current version ==== ==== Current version ====
 +
 +=== ClassicZoo 4.16 ===
 +
 +Released on the 13th of November, 2021.
 +
 +  * **[[https://zeta.asie.pl/czoo416.zip|Download]]**
 +  * [[https://zeta.asie.pl/czoo416p.zip|Download (NEC PC-98)]]
 +  * [[https://zeta.asie.pl/czoo416l.zip|Download (libre build)]]
 +  * [[https://zeta.asie.pl/czoo416m.zip|Download (low memory build)]]
 +
 +==== Previous versions ====
  
 === ClassicZoo 4.15 === === ClassicZoo 4.15 ===
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   * [[https://zeta.asie.pl/czoo415l.zip|Download (libre build)]]   * [[https://zeta.asie.pl/czoo415l.zip|Download (libre build)]]
   * [[https://zeta.asie.pl/czoo415m.zip|Download (low memory build)]]   * [[https://zeta.asie.pl/czoo415m.zip|Download (low memory build)]]
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-==== Previous versions ==== 
  
 === ClassicZoo 4.14 === === ClassicZoo 4.14 ===
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