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by catventure
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: "Pathway to Destruction"
Replies: 1
Views: 332

Re: "Pathway to Destruction"

It's an Interesting scenario with descriptive locations. I quite enjoyed playing the game which took me about an hour to solve. Quite good fun figuring out where you are and what's happened and what you need to do to get things back to normal. No parser problems - and there is a hint facility if you...
by catventure
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 17
Views: 6874

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

All versions of TAB v68 are updated as of 5 Feb 2019. Reason: Coding error affecting the "goto" action command new syntax was causing a program crash. (TAB Player only) 😕 Now fixed. 😃 Apologies to all users (if any) who may wish to download the updated version at: http://tab.thinbasic.com/ catventure.
by catventure
Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 17
Views: 6874

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

TAB program has been updated to Version 68 on 23 Jan 2019.
http://tab.thinbasic.com/
by catventure
Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: The modern era
Topic: "PiggeryJokery" Text Adventure (Win XP and above)
Replies: 1
Views: 719

"PiggeryJokery" Text Adventure (Win XP and above)

"PiggeryJokery" updated by catventure Dec 2018 is an offline text adventure for Windows XP and above. You have become the victim of an enchantment and transformed into a pink piglet. Can you atone for your sins by helping the animals in Tophole Wood and return to normal? More details and download he...
by catventure
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: "Shield Of Destiny" + "Four Dragons" (Win XP and above)
Replies: 0
Views: 1268

"Shield Of Destiny" + "Four Dragons" (Win XP and above)

Hello Adventurers! "4 Dragons" is a text adventure for Windows XP and above by Patrick Paglan in 2001. Converted by catventure Dec 2018 using TAB for Windows text adventure maker. (PAW/Quill replicant) This is now released and is published here: https://catventure.itch.io/4-dragons Discover the secr...
by catventure
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: The modern era
Topic: Sands of Egypt - Playtest?
Replies: 2
Views: 968

Re: Sands of Egypt - Playtest?

Stefan plays an 8bit text adventure in his man-cave den!

http://youtube.com/watch?v=-CtvpkOoBQM
by catventure
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Anyone know/remember this text adventure?
Replies: 4
Views: 2314

Anyone know/remember this text adventure?

Anyone else recall a Spectrum quill text adventure (possibly on 80's mag coverdisk) based on the "Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosencreutz" (an allegorical manuscript published in 1616) Does it exist/survive? Is there a snapshot of the game? All I can remember is that you started off in a deep dark...
by catventure
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Dorothy is Still Here
Replies: 3
Views: 1234

Re: Dorothy is Still Here

Hi Dorothy,

Great to hear from you! Hope you can get a new site up soon.

Best regards,
catventure.
by catventure
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: Sands of Egypt - Playtest?
Replies: 2
Views: 968

Re: Sands of Egypt - Playtest?

I posted an updated version of the "Sands of Egypt" text adventure + if anyone else would like to check it out or take a peek you can download here: http://tab.thinbasic.com/sands.zip Comments etc. appreciated - but I expect there will still be a final version next time. :) SOE2.jpg Regards, catvent...
by catventure
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: The modern era
Topic: Sands of Egypt - Playtest?
Replies: 2
Views: 968

Sands of Egypt - Playtest?

I recently re-coded a 2001 text adventure from 2001 by Ambrosine, "Sands of Egypt" in T.A.B. for Windows XP and above platform. It is now at beta stage. I'd appreciate any feedback, comments, bug reports etc.. If any forum member fancies spending some time playtesting this game please let me know by...
by catventure
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: The modern era
Topic: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker
Replies: 17
Views: 6874

Re: TAB - Windows IF/Text Adventure Maker

New example demo clip posted showing text adventure with Full Motion Video & Graphics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kc_6Va3msig

Regards,
catventure.
by catventure
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Twilight Inventory
Replies: 1
Views: 1098

Twilight Inventory

New 8-bit text adventure book, covering some of the forgotten homegrown text adventures of the early 1990s...
Available in different formats (and there's a free .pdf download too!)

http://8bitag.com/

Regards,
catventure.
by catventure
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: "Using the Quill - A beginner's guide"
Replies: 3
Views: 1051

Re: "Using the Quill - A beginner's guide"

Here is the link to the Quill Guide:

https://t.co/p5WDsjfDbe

catventure.
by catventure
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Classics
Topic: "Using the Quill - A beginner's guide"
Replies: 3
Views: 1051

Re: "Using the Quill - A beginner's guide"

A photocopy of the publication has been obtained at long last and will be digitally scanned for download.
:)

catventure.
by catventure
Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Classics
Topic: "Using the Quill - A beginner's guide"
Replies: 3
Views: 1051

"Using the Quill - A beginner's guide"

Does anybody know how I can get a copy/scan/download of this publication from 1995 Dragonsoft. 60 pages Author: Simon Avery and Debby Howard. It's for the 8-bit microcomputers + Gilsoft Quill text adventure program I contacted Simon but he doesn't have it nor Debby's contact details. Regards, catven...