Zoo Base

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Zoo Base
Defunct Game
Developer Gnovahex, Joy-Toilet
Theme Absurd-Science-Fiction
Influences Star Zoo, Zork
Released Q3 2013
Updated December 10, 2014 (v1.50)
Licensing Closed Source
P. Language C, Assembly
Platforms Windows, *nix
Interface Terminal
Game Length Undecided
Official site of Zoo Base


Zoo Base is a the spiritual sequel to Star Zoo(2002) which was developed by Tarn Adams of Bay 12 Games with more major differences than similiarites. The game takes place years following the events that occur at the ending of Star Zoo. Dr. Kozmo is tasked with creating suitable habitats for displaced alien species. however, underfunded and overworked the frustrated doctor begins to question his morals and the viability of his research. This leads to conflict and an inevitable backlash both politically and locally.

The gameplay is built around an interactive-fiction game engine while also representing some elements of what a rogue-like is in essence. The premise is to unlock the secrets of 20 alien species. All the while maintaining Zoo Base's limited supplies and dwindling staff.

Current State

In February 2014 Zoo Base was cancelled.

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