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Source *
Fortran source code. Note! This links to the patched source that compiles with modern G77 or gfrortran compilers.
Win32 EXE *
Compiled for Windows in CygWin from Fortran source code. Start the game from command prompt with "cquest | asa".
This game requires an interpreter program - refer to the game's documentation for details.
* Compressed with ZIP. Free Unzip tools are available for most systems at www.info-zip.org.

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Castlequest

by Michael S. Holtzman and Mark Kershenblatt

Fantasy
1980

Web Site

About the Story

This game, previously thought lost, has been recovered from the US Copyright Office.

Late 1980 Holtzman made a print-out of the source code and submitted it to USCO. During 2020 Kershenblatt starts a USCO retrieval process and in March 2021 he recieves a packet of source code from USCO.

Arthur O’Dwyer has transcribed this PDF and made patches to the ancient Fortran code to make it compile with modern compilers.

The game is a classic treasure hunt that borrows elements heavliy from both Crowther & Woods Adventure and Zork.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: Fortran
IFID: Unknown
TUID: s749vewkgg4wectq

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