From the Game Manual
Deathmaze 5000 is a full scale threedimensional adventure. You move through a gigantic five story building depicted graphically on your monitor in 3-D perspective. Scattered through this building are a multitude of objects and incredible obstacles. Your only goal is to leave Deathmaze. Alive.
The five levels of Deathmaze 5000 are connected by pits, elevators, and a scientific marvel. Connections are not always obvious. Some are deathtraps. Further, many actions are order related. You may have to accomplish one action before safely committing another.
Deathmaze is gigantic. There are over 500 locations. Be patient. You will not solve Deathmaze during the first week Or the first month. Make maps. And above all, BE CAREFUL!