This directory contains source code for text adventures written in BASIC.
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 version 2B, author unknown; play with CAPS LOCK on. QBASIC source code, ported from BASICA by Ambat Sasi.
Voyage to Atlantis, a TRS-80 adventure by Greg Hassett, converted to QBasic by Nele Abels, with corrections by Ambat Sasi. QBasic source code.
Escape from Atlantis, a small QBasic adventure, by Thomas Ally.
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: An Interactive Adventure by Eddie Tomayko Serial/Release No. 708/348, QBASIC source code.
Breath Pirates, by Mike Snyder. (a compiled MS-DOS version is in games/pc/breath12.zip)
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))
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.
Castle Droganya, by Steve Chodes. BASICA, GW-BASIC, and QBASIC source code, conversion to GW-BASIC by Nathan Glasser.
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.]
Escape from Hiddenite, by Lester Schramm. QBASIC source code.
The Treasure of Elgon, written by Keith Hawthorn and converted for the Microbee by A. Laughton.
Lonely Jamie, by J. Mellish. GW-BASIC source code of a very simple game that prompts you for one-word responses.
The Last City, by Roger M. Wilcox. BASICA and QBASIC source code, conversion to QBASIC by Ambat Sasi.
Lunatix: The Insanity Circle, by Mike Snyder. (a compiled MS-DOS version is in games/pc/luntic11.zip)
Magic Realm, written by Gemino Michael Smothers, in QBasic.
So I Mangled My Mom, by Aaron Oldenburg. DOS executable and QBasic source code. [file is linked from games/pc/mangle.zip]
The Treasure of McDooby's Mansion version 2, by Jason A. Wells. GW-BASIC source code.
The Melarkian, version 1.01, by Paul Panks.
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]
The Orb of Morteus, by Hannah Orion. GWBasic source code, written using PCBasic.
Pirate Island, by David Meny. GW-BASIC source code and instructions plus QBASIC source code, ported by Ambat Sasi.
A GWBasic port of Quest, originally written by Roger Chaffee.
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.
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)
Adventure Shell by Tim Harnell. GWBasic source code. NOTE: To move type go, followed by the compass direction.
"The Adventure" by Chris Kerton (his first try), a fantasy role-playing game. GW-BASIC source code.
Escape from Soviet Science and Detention Base, by David Meny.
Survival, MBasic source code.
The Temple of Loth, version 4.2 (25 July 1984), by John Belew.
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.
Treasure Dungeon 2, by David E. White.
The Vial of Doom, by Roger M. Wilcox. QBASIC source code, converted from BASICA by Ambat Sasi.
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)
Hunt the Wumpus, the timeless cave-crawling classic. GW-BASIC source.