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Simple adventure game to play and modify for your own needs. The program was originally written in Pascal and I transcribed it to be a derivative work in QBasic. It certainly could be transcribed again to some other language. There are no graphics in this adventure, but you could certainly add your own. I compiled with Freebasic for both Linux and for MSWindows. You can easily download freebasic and install it on your system to compile the code.

Note: You should be competent enough to compile programs to get this to work. Since every system is different, I can not give instructions for every system. I can only just give you the program source and and let you run with it.
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Step 1: What you need:

A computer that will run Freebasic
Source for the the mini adventure

Step 2: Freebasic

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You need to download and install freebasic for your system. That site has the instructions for installation:


Note: There maybe some qbasic compiler for the Mac computer, but you will have to look for it.

Step 3: Download and compile the code.

1. To compile the code, you will want to download the file to your freebasic directory
2.  From the command line issue the command:
    fbc -lang qb gamadven.bas
3. After it compiles you can run gamadven and play the simple game. it is all keyboard controlled      so there should be no problem playing it.

Step 4: Final words.

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Though this game might be simple, it contains the framework for you to be able to develop something much more complicated. I just given you some building blocks to play with.

Watch for a web version that can be run on a server soon.

Piranio4 years ago
I love this game. More. More.
Bitszu4 years ago
Ah I miss the old text games, they seem to be making a bit of a come back and that makes me smile.
Computothought (author)  Bitszu4 years ago
I miss them too. You get to use your imagination. Graphical games really do not get lo let you do that.
Computothought (author) 4 years ago
Dr. Pepper4 years ago