Index: if-archive/games/source/basic

This directory contains source code for text adventures written in BASIC.


3 Subdirectories

37 Items

Adventure_BASIC-PLUS.tgz [16-Feb-2020]

A port of the Crowther and Woods 350-point version of Adventure to BASIC-PLUS, which ran on the DEC PDP-11. Ported by Keith Barnett, dated December 24, 1977.

alien.zip [03-Mar-1997]
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Alien version 2B, author unknown; play with CAPS LOCK on. QBASIC source code, ported from BASICA by Ambat Sasi.

atlant.zip [22-Jan-1997]
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Voyage to Atlantis, a TRS-80 adventure by Greg Hassett, converted to QBasic by Nele Abels, with corrections by Ambat Sasi. QBasic source code.

atlantis.zip [29-May-1998]
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Escape from Atlantis, a small QBasic adventure, by Thomas Ally.

aztec.zip [17-Apr-1995]
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Aztec Tomb (Part 1), an illustrated C64 text adventure by A.R. Crowther, ported to DOS and QBASIC by D. Raisin. QBASIC source code.

beaten.zip [06-Oct-1996]
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Beaten: An Interactive Adventure by Eddie Tomayko Serial/Release No. 708/348, QBASIC source code.

bpsource.zip [15-Nov-2004]
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Breath Pirates, by Mike Snyder. (a compiled MS-DOS version is in games/pc/breath12.zip)

bunny.zip [03-May-1995]
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The Night of the Vampire Bunnies, by Jason Dyer. A short game written in BASIC; somewhat a cross between a black comedy and a B-movie. QBASIC source code. Jason wrote this game at the age of 10. (a port to Inform is in games/zcode/bunny.z5 (compiled game) and in games/source/inform/bunny_s.zip (source code))

cia.bas [26-Jan-2002]
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CIA adventure.

dogstar.bas [16-Feb-2002]
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Dog Star Adventure, by Lance Micklus, taken from SoftSide May 1979 (a TRS-80 Software Magazine), and modified for the Zenith Z-100 by Gern.

droganya.zip [01-Aug-1994]
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Castle Droganya, by Steve Chodes. BASICA, GW-BASIC, and QBASIC source code, conversion to GW-BASIC by Nathan Glasser.

eamonbas.zip [15-Aug-1994]
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GW-BASIC source code of The Wonderful World of Eamon version 1.1, a text role playing game originally written for the Apple II by Donald Brown, ported to DOS by Jon Walker. [See games/pc/eamon/ for compiled version 2 games.]

efh.zip [15-Aug-2001]
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Escape from Hiddenite, by Lester Schramm. QBASIC source code.

elgon.bas [26-Jan-2002]
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The Treasure of Elgon, written by Keith Hawthorn and converted for the Microbee by A. Laughton.

jamie.zip [28-Jul-1993]
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Lonely Jamie, by J. Mellish. GW-BASIC source code of a very simple game that prompts you for one-word responses.

lastcity.zip [02-Mar-1993]
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The Last City, by Roger M. Wilcox. BASICA and QBASIC source code, conversion to QBASIC by Ambat Sasi.

ltic_src.zip [15-Nov-2004]
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Lunatix: The Insanity Circle, by Mike Snyder. (a compiled MS-DOS version is in games/pc/luntic11.zip)

magic.bas [16-Feb-2009]

Magic Realm, written by Gemino Michael Smothers, in QBasic.

mangle.zip [19-Dec-1995]

So I Mangled My Mom, by Aaron Oldenburg. DOS executable and QBasic source code. [file is linked from games/pc/mangle.zip]

mcdooby.zip [16-Jul-1997]
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The Treasure of McDooby's Mansion version 2, by Jason A. Wells. GW-BASIC source code.

melark.zip [29-Jun-2004]
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The Melarkian, version 1.01, by Paul Panks.

Miser.zip [10-Nov-1999]

Miser, a conversion of a C64 BASIC text adventure to MS-DOS, by Rene van Hasselaar. Archive includes BASIC source code and an MS-DOS executable. [file is linked from games/pc/Miser.zip]

ORBmorteus.bas [20-Sep-2019]

The Orb of Morteus, by Hannah Orion. GWBasic source code, written using PCBasic.

pirate.zip [03-Mar-1997]
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Pirate Island, by David Meny. GW-BASIC source code and instructions plus QBASIC source code, ported by Ambat Sasi.

quest.bas [26-Jan-2002]
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A GWBasic port of Quest, originally written by Roger Chaffee.

quest.zip [03-Mar-1997]
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Secret Quest 2010, an illustrated text adventure by Eric Iwasaki, after an idea of Wayne Tsuji's. BASICA and GW-BASIC source code plus QBASIC source code, ported by Ambat Sasi.

sceptre1.bas [26-Aug-1995]
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SceptreQuest I, first and only one of a series of seven, a very early adventure by Sean Givan. GW-BASIC source code. (see games/hugo/squest.zip for an embroidered port to Hugo)

shell.bas [05-Sep-2001]
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Adventure Shell by Tim Harnell. GWBasic source code. NOTE: To move type go, followed by the compass direction.

snafufun.bas [26-Aug-1995]
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"The Adventure" by Chris Kerton (his first try), a fantasy role-playing game. GW-BASIC source code.

soviet.bas [26-Jan-2002]
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Escape from Soviet Science and Detention Base, by David Meny.

survival.bas [11-Jul-2004]
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Survival, MBasic source code.

temple.zip [17-Feb-2002]
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The Temple of Loth, version 4.2 (25 July 1984), by John Belew.

tower.bas [17-Jan-2019]

Tower of Mystery, written in Microsoft BASIC, as printed in Compute!'s Guide to Adventure Games by Gary McGath, pages 166-171, transcribed by Jason Wells.

treasure2.txt [30-Mar-2014]

Treasure Dungeon 2, by David E. White.

vial.zip [15-Mar-1993]
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The Vial of Doom, by Roger M. Wilcox. QBASIC source code, converted from BASICA by Ambat Sasi.

wizard.zip [04-Oct-2004]
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Wizard's Castle, published in the July/August 1980 issue of Recreational Computing Magazine. Originally written by Joseph R. Power, and updated for Microsoft BASIC by J.F. Stetson. (an MS-DOS executable is in games/pc/wizards-castle.zip)

wumpus.bas [02-Sep-2001]
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Hunt the Wumpus, the timeless cave-crawling classic. GW-BASIC source.