A 1980’s homebrew game written in IBM Advanced BASIC programmed to use TSR D&D 1st edition Basic rules

Game mechanics: Random dungeon generator; no path reversal. There is no help screen and in-game information scrolls via FOR…NEXT loops – comprehension is inversely proportional to CPU speed. John and I were 15. What do you expect?

The market, dungeon halls, and rendered monsters were fun to build.

Download DungeonsOfDeath.zip from this Google Drive link. Content is licensed under CC BY-SA-NC 4.0 (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike-NonCommercial 4.0) international license by delectare.org.

To play: Extract zip content, run DOSBox, mount drive to path of extracted content, execute included ‘basica’ (IBM advanced basic), then run “START”. Enable CAPS LOCK to enter commands.