Take a look back at Microsoft Word Easter Eggs

Word 97 Easter Egg

You’ll then see a black window appear over top of the About Microsoft Word dialog box and a very rudimentary pinball game will appear. You use the Z and M keys to activate the flippers. While you play the game, the names of the Word 97 developers scroll up the screen. To exit the game, you press [Esc].


Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.