This directory contains files relating to The Quill, a text adventure
           authoring system originally written for the ZX Spectrum,
  and also its successor system PAWS (Professional Adventure Writing System).

        Also in this directory are files for WinPaw by Douglas Harter.
                     WinPaw is a Windows version of PAWS.
        Version 6.0 has graphics, non-graphics, character set, and
              non-character set modes and plays Quill games.

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Index                  this file

InPAWS.zip             InPAWS, a compiler that generates PAWS games.
                       Version 1.0-B090501. Includes binaries for Windows
                       and Linux, documentation in English and Spanish,
                       an English adaptation of the known Gilsoft Tutorial
                       "The Ticket", and a short demo adventure in Spanish.

WinPawEng.zip          WinPaw 6.0 Engine by Douglas Harter, which is used
                       to play the games.

WinPawIDE.zip          WinPaw 6.0 IDE by Douglas Harter. Archive contains
                       the Interactive Development Editor (IDE), which is
                       used to create games.

WPEngUpdate.zip        An update for any prior version of the WinPaw Engine
                       to 6.0. WinPaw Engine of less than 5.0 must be
                       installed before this update.

WPIDEUpdate.zip        An update for any prior version of the WinPaw IDE
                       to 6.0. WinPaw IDE of less than 5.0 must be
                       installed before this update.

advwrite.zip           The Adventure Writer, a version of the Quill for DOS.
                       Originally released by Codewriter in the 1980s.
                       Uploaded by Doug Stanford.

paw.zip                The PC Adventure Writer (PAW), by Graeme Yeandle, the
                       author of both The Quill and PAW.
                       Archive includes the compiler v2.05 and the
                       interpreter v2.3, as well as sample games.

pawgr.zip              An extractor for the graphics in PAW games saved as
                       Spectrum emulator snapshots.
                       Version 0.9, by Jose Luis Cebrian Pague.
                       Archive includes MS-DOS executable and source code.

unquill.zip            UnQuill v0.9.0, by John Elliott.
                       Reads a snapshot (Spectrum, Commodore and CPC
                       formats are supported) of an adventure game written
                       with the Quill, and can:
                        Output textual listings of the game's data tables;
                        Output Inform source code for the game;
                        Output a Z-code version of the game;
                        Run the game without an emulator.
                        C source code, CP/M and DOS executables, plus
                       documentation.
                       [file is linked to emulators/spectrum/unquill.zip
                        and solutions/tools/unquill.zip]

unquill-sharp.zip      UnQuill, by John Elliott, ported to the Sharp Wizard
                       by Staffan Vilcans.

unquill.lha            UnQuill v0.6 (30nov99), by John Elliott, ported to
                       the Amiga by Miron Schmidt.

unpaws.zip             UnPAWS takes snapshot files (.SNA, .SP, .Z80) of
                       Spectrum games written with PAWS, and produces text
                       listings of the game database. Version 2.11, written
                       by Carlos Sanchez and Jose Luis Cebrian, and then
                       updated by Alexander Katz and German Gonzalez.
                       Includes MS-DOS and Win32 executables and Pascal
                       source code.
                       [file is linked to solutions/tools/unpaws.zip]

winquill-engine.zip    WinQuill, a port of the classic Quill authoring
                       system to Windows, Release Candidate 1,
                       by Nigel Arnold.
                       This archive contains the engine for playing
                       WinQuill games.

winquill-ide.zip       WinQuill, a port of the classic Quill authoring
                       system to Windows, Release Candidate 1,
                       by Nigel Arnold.
                       This archive contains the IDE for writing
                       WinQuill games.

NameLast modifiedSize

Parent Directory  -
advwrite.zip2017-05-17 05:09 44K
Index2017-10-26 18:50 4.4K
InPAWS.zip2017-10-21 07:19 1.7M
paw.zip2003-09-08 12:30 101K
pawgr.zip2010-09-15 09:17 113K
unpaws.zip2007-08-27 21:36 116K
unquill-sharp.zip2002-12-09 13:38 88K
unquill.lha1999-12-20 05:00 27K
unquill.zip2015-10-10 12:58 121K
WinPawEng.zip2006-08-12 15:52 6.8M
WinPawIDE.zip2006-08-12 16:00 7.4M
winquill-engine.zip2000-09-04 04:00 4.2M
winquill-ide.zip2000-09-05 04:00 6.3M
WPEngUpdate.zip2006-08-12 16:05 6.5M
WPIDEUpdate.zip2006-08-12 16:08 7.2M

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