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¡” 0,1,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,11,12,14,18,20,21,22,64,66,68,70,74,76,78,82,84,86,128,130,132,134,135,138,139,140,142,146,148,150,192,194,196,198,202,203,206,210,212,214
;” 256,258,260,262,263,264,266,268,270,271,272,274,276,278
©±1,7:ƒ"It is the year 510. Uther Pendragon, High King of England, liesdead from a Saxon sword and you, Arthur, are the rightful heirto his throne. Your country is";
«ƒ" ravaged by war but the Council ofNobles do not want a mere boy to lead them in battle. At last itis decided that you will be cast out into the wilds. If you dieit ";
fƒ"will be of concern to no-one, but if you survive it will be asign that you are the rightful King."
rƒ"Merlin, the greatest magician in all the world, leads you to thetown gate to begin your journey ";[A32 46];:±0
ŠX=0™189:ŸX+62464,0:‹X
.A=4:B=4:Z=¼(Ì*4):ŠX=0™36:Y=A+10*B:ŸY+62554,1
„Z=0‰A=A+1:„A>9‰A=9:16
„Z=1‰B=B+1:„B>9‰B=9:16
„Z=2‰A=A-1:„A<0‰A=0:16
„Z=3‰B=B-1:„B<0‰B=0:16
C=¼(Ì*5):„C<4‰18
-C=¼(Ì*2):„Z=1´Z=3‰17ˆ„C=1‰Z=1:18ˆZ=3:18
Z=2:„C=1‰Z=0
‹X
8ŸY+62554,3:X=¼(Ì*100):Z=¾(X+62554):„Z<>1‰19ˆŸX+62554,2
S±34,16:’130:·:ƒ[A64 42]:ƒ"... and, as the gate is closed behind you, whispers;":ƒ
sƒ›(6)"`Bring back the sword Excalibur as only by its magic":ƒ›(7)"shalt thou be King. 'Tis said to lie in stone,"
eƒ›(7)"ringed by fire and water. Beware of these for they":ƒ›(7)"can be crossed only by the wise.":ƒ
wƒ›(7)"Thine weapons are a shield and dagger and thy wits.":ƒ›(7)"Respect the ancient gods and these shall be enough."
yƒ›(7)"If thou art uncertain then a cry of `help' may, but":ƒ›(7)"in the moment of direst need thou canst call my name."
Bƒ›(7)"I shall heed thee but once, so use care.'":ƒ:ƒ[A63 42];:±0
"Ÿ62504,7:˜30:ŠY=1™20:“A,B:ŠX=1™B
+C=¼(Ì*88):D=¾(C+62464):„D>0‰27ˆŸC+62464,A
‹X:‹Y
=Y=¼(Í(C/8)-Ð(Í(C/8))):X=C-8*Y:Ÿ62552,X:Ÿ62553,Y:±34,16:’130
f” 1,16,2,8,3,8,4,6,5,5,6,5,7,3,8,1,9,1,10,1,11,1,12,1,13,1,14,2,15,2,16,2,17,2,20,3,¼(Ì*4)+24,3,18,1
x¥:ŒP0(11),Q(28):ŠX=1™11:P0$(X)="":‹X:P0$(2)="Dagger":P0$(3)="Shield":Q(5)=¼(Ì*5):Q(13)=¾(62552):Q(14)=¾(62553):Q(26)=4
j®(400):·:A=0:B=5:C=40:E=1:F=7:M=0:N=7:O=0:R=0:S=1000:T=10:W=¼(Ì*30)+4:A1$="Which way do you wish to go?"
!B„S>0‰38ˆƒ" You are dying .... ";:ŠX=0™10:Û1,1:ŠY=0™200:‹Y:‹X:S=0
"<„Q(4)=1´P0$(11)<>""‰A0$="As your corpse is paraded ":363
#\Q(4)=1:ƒ"You may still seek the aid of the great Merlin. Do you wish to do so? (Y/N) ";
$/’131:X=Å(A2$):„X=110´X=78‰34ˆ„X<>121³X<>89‰36
%-R=0:S=600:ƒ"Your life has been spared.":63
&]„C<>40‰40ˆA0$="You are standing outside the high stone wall of the town of Londinium."
'P„O>9‰A1$="A heavy wooden door is set into the wall and on it hangs a sign."
(h’89:„C<>40´O<10‰41ˆ„K=3³L=11‰ƒ"It says `Knock ye to Enter'.";:33ˆ„K=19‰A0$="As you are paraded":363
):„N<>19‰42ˆ„K=1´L=10‰’146:58ˆ„L>0³L<11‰’150:58ˆ„K<>2‰50
*'„K<>1³L<>9‰43ˆ„N<2‰F=19:53ˆ’144:63
+p„K<>3‰45ˆ„L=19³P0$(8)<>""‰ƒ"It reads `The stone of gods conceals the river of life from the eyes of man'.":63
,„L=20³P0$(9)<>""‰’147:63ˆ50
-0„K<>4‰47ˆ„F<19´L-11<>M‰50ˆ„L=12‰Q(25)=Q(25)+1
.3˜78:ŠX=1™M:“A4$:‹X:P0$(M)=A4$:ŸC+62464,N:’146:58
/Y„K<>5‰48ˆ„F=17´F>18‰ƒ"Sorry, I can't.";:63ˆ’155:„X=1‰K=2:48ˆŸC+62464,F+(L-11)*20:58
0W„K<>6‰51ˆ„N=4‰X=¼(Ì*2):„X=1‰A1$="A huge blaze starts. You get burned.";:S=S-100:33
1L„L<17´L>18‰ƒ"It won't burn.";:63ˆ„L=17³P0$(6)=""‰50ˆ„L=18³P0$(7)=""‰50ˆ53
2
’143:63
3N„K=8³Q(4)=0‰’148ˆ„K=2‰63ˆ„F=4³E=D‰A1$="It is too thick for youto pass.":33
4"„L>0³L<9‰54ˆ„K=9´K=11´K>18‰53ˆ50
5
’146:63
6„E=1‰A=A+1:„A>7‰A=7:’144
7„E=2‰B=B-1:„B<0‰B=0:’144
8„E=3‰A=A-1:„A<0‰A=0:’144
9„E>3‰B=B+1:„B>10‰B=10:’144
:(G=255:H=G:I=G:J=G:C=8*B+A:F=¾(62464+C)
;„A<7‰G=¾(62464+C+1)
<„B<10‰H=¾(62464+C+8)
=„A>0‰I=¾(62464+C-1)
>„B>0‰J=¾(62464+C-8)
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N=F:M=0:˜73
@„N>19‰N=N-20:M=M+1:64
AY=N:„Y=9‰Y=8ˆ„Y>9‰Y=Y-2
B!ŠX=0™Y:“A0$:‹X:„N=19‰33ˆ„M=0‰69
C?˜78:ŠX=1™M:“A3$:‹X:„M>10‰68ˆ„M=8‰A3$="an "+A3$ˆA3$="a "+A3$
D(A0$=A0$+" On the ground lies "+A3$+"."
E7„N>7‰N-7159,168,188,196,208,217,231,235,241,271,280
F-X=¼(Ì*19):„Q(26)>0‰Q(26)=Q(26)-1ˆ„X>11‰308
G#„X>2´A1$<>""‰33ˆW=W+1:„W>39‰W=0
H˜79:X=W:’154:33
I©”"You are in a dark forest.","You are in open woodland.","You are in a clearing in the woods.","You are in a grassy meadow.","You are standing at the edge of a heath."
J¥”"You are beside a bog.","You are on top of a hill.","You are in a misty vale.","You are at a castle gateway.","You are in open woodland near an old Roman shrine."
K†”"You are standing by a small spring. A statue of a god stands over it.","You are in a meadow, standing on a Druid burial mound."
L”"You are in a meadow, by the bank of a pond.","You are in a dark forest.","The ground gave way under your feet. You have fallen down a deephole into an ancient catacomb."
M””"You are in a dark forest. On the ground lies a Gold Coin.","You are by the shore of a lake.","You are sitting on a branch, high up a tall tree."
Nt”"Gold Coin","Dagger","Shield","Flint & Steel","Key","Candle","Torch","Amulet","Vial","Suit of Armour","Excalibur"
O¤”"An owl hoots in the distance.","A rabbit darts away as you approach.","There is a damp, musty smell in the air.","From afar you hear the sound of Saxon voices."
P«”"The voices are getting closer now.","An arrow hisses past your head.","A mossy boulder is inscribed `Maridunum - XXIV'.","A thin plume of smoke rises in the distance."
Qž”"A hawk swoops overhead and is gone.","All is silent.","Somewhere close a wolf howls.","There is a faint smell of smoke.","A fire has blackened the grass."
R™”"A light rain begins to fall.","The earth is damp underfoot.","A feeling of dread clutches you.","A distant bell tolls.","A snipe whirrs into flight."
S¬”"Wisps of mist hang in the air.","The sound of approaching horsemen ....","Behind you a twig snaps.","Two ravens fly squawking past.","A cold wind gusts from the north."
T ”"A voice whispers `Go back or thou art doomed!'.","All about the trees are dead and decaying. This place is evil.","A gnome leers at you from behind a tree."
U”"On an ancient Roman marker-stone are the words `Arturo mortis'.","Thine enemies lie in wait ahead!!","The ground is marked by the hooves of many horses."
V±”"Close by a horse whinnies. Armour creaks.","Nearby lies the smoking ruins of a cottage, the owner dead beside.","The body of a serf hangs from a rope, bulging eyes staring."
W¢”"You hear the twang of a bow. An arrow gashes your cheek.","Distant war-drums are beating.","A swarm of insects hovers over you.","An insect stings your face."
X±”"Your face is swelling from the bite. You can hardly see.","The pain in your face eases.","Someone screams.","A ghost appears. `Tarry not', it says, `for thy strength ebbs'."
Y)D=E:O=O+1:X=55:„R=1³Q(27)=0‰X=50:S=S-2
Z3ƒ›(X)O;".";:„R=0´Q(27)=1‰92ˆƒ›(55)A;"n ";:„B=5‰92
[X=5:„B0´N=6´N=19‰95ˆ„N=2‰X=1ˆ„N<>3‰100ˆX=¼(Ì*3)
^I=255:„X=2‰H=Iˆ„X=1‰J=I:H=I
_5ƒ"You can see;":„G<255‰X=G:’138:ƒ" North - ";A3$
`%„I<255‰X=I:’138:ƒ" South - ";A3$
a%„H<255‰X=H:’138:ƒ" East - ";A3$
b%„J<255‰X=J:’138:ƒ" West - ";A3$
c!„A3$=""‰ƒ" .... nothing."
dƒ[A64 45];:S=S-1
eg–A2$:„A2$=""´À(A2$)>50‰101ˆŠX=1™À(A2$):Y=Å(A2$(;X)):„Y>64³Y<91‰Y=Y+32:A2$=A2$(;1,X-1)+ß(Y)+A2$(;X+1)
f‹X
gEX=Å(A2$(;À(A2$))):„X<65‰A2$=A2$(;1,À(A2$)-1):103ˆA2$=" "+A2$+" "
h=˜109:K=0:ŠX=1™52:“A4$,Y:„À(A4$)>À(A2$)‰106ˆA4$=" "+A4$+" "
i Z=Á(A2$,A4$):„Z>0‰K=Y:‹*X 107
j‹X
k)˜113:L=0:„A4$=" get "‰108ˆ„K=4´K=5‰˜114
l:“A4$,Y:A4$=" "+A4$+" ":Z=Á(A2$,A4$):„Z>0‰L=Yˆ„Y<>27‰108
m–”"climb",1,"map",2,"m",2,"read",3,"take",4,"pick",4,"put",5,"place",5,"drop",5,"throw",5,"t",5,"light",6,"burn",6,"fire",6,"b",6,"open",7,"unlock",7
na”"merlin",8,"pull",9,"push",9,"shift",9,"move",9,"p",9,"drink",10,"dig",11,"cross",12,"swim",12
o}”"launcelot",13,"vortigern",14,"avalon",15,"guenever",16,"gawain",17,"float",18,"get in",18,"launch",18,"sail",18,"row",18
p’”"get",4,"kick",19,"punch",19,"hit",19,"knock",19,"strike",19,"k",19,"cut",20,"stab",20,"slash",20,"c",20,"inventory",21,"i",21,"help",22,"h",22
q!” "up",9,"u",9,"down",10,"d",10
r®”"north",1,"n",1,"west",2,"w",2,"south",3,"s",3,"east",4,"e",4,"back",5,"exit",5,"go out",5,"right",6,"go in",7,"enter",7,"forward",7,"ahead",7,"left",8,"sign",11,"gold",12
s|”"coin",12,"dagger",13,"knife",13,"blade",13,"shield",14,"flint",15,"steel",15,"key",16,"candle",17,"torch",18,"amulet",19
tž”"vial",20,"label",20,"suit",21,"armour",21,"excalibur",22,"sword",22,"water",23,"god",24,"statue",24,"craft",25,"coracle",25,"boat",25,"altar",26,"cave",27
u„S>1000‰S=1000
v„T<0‰T=0ˆ„T>50‰T=50
wD„K>0´L=0´L>8‰120ˆ„L<5‰E=L:A1$="":•ˆE=D+L-7:„E<1‰E=E+4ˆ„E>4‰E=1
x“„K<22‰126ˆƒ›(21)"***[H]ELP ***":ƒ:ƒ"MOVEMENT: You can go [n]orth, [s]outh, [e]ast, [w]est, forward,back, left, right, in, out, [u]p or [d]own.";
y–ƒ" You can climb treesor stairs, swim in water or row or sail a boat. To find your wayyou can `[m]ap', although this will tend to tire you faster."
z®ƒ"ACTION: You can take, pick up, get, put, drop, throw, [p]ull,[p]ush or move things. You can drink, read or dig. If you have aflint & steel you can [b]urn or light. ";
{gƒ"You can call [i]nventoryto see what you've got";:„Q(4)=1‰ƒ"."ˆƒ" or `Merlin' if you're in trouble."
|ƒ"DEFENCE: In order of severity, you can:":ƒ›(14)"# punch, hit, [k]nock or [k]ick":ƒ›(14)"# [b]urn or light (if you have a flint & steel)"
}~ƒ›(14)"# stab, slash or [c]ut (if you have a blade)":ƒ›(14)"# [t]hrow a possession!!":ƒ"[] = Single letter command.";:129
~,„K<>2´Q(27)=1‰127ˆ„R=0‰R=1:146ˆR=0:146
=„K=6³P0$(4)=""‰ƒ"You have nothing to light it with. ";:132
€h„K=5³L<12‰ƒ"What? ";:132ˆ„K=20³P0$(2)=""³P0$(11)=""‰ƒ"You have no blade. ";:132ˆ„K<21‰A1$="":•ˆ’133
’130:ƒ[A64 45]:S=S-10:X=50:90
‚)ƒ›(34)"*** Press any key to continue.";
ƒ,A2$=Þ$:„A2$=""‰131ˆŠX=0™Å(A2$):Y=¼(Ì):‹X:ƒ
„K=2:•
…hƒ:ƒ›(20)"*** INVENTORY ***":ƒ:ƒ"Your strength;"›(20)S;:„R>1‰ƒ›(28)"(Was ";R;")"ˆƒ›(28)"(Max. is 1000)"
†Yƒ›(5)"experience;"›(21)T›(28)"(Max. is 50 )":ƒ›(5)"possessions;":Y=6:Z=1:„Q(25)=0‰Z=2
‡=ŠX=Z™11:„P0$(X)=""‰137ˆƒ›(Y)P0$(X);:„X=1‰ƒ"s (";Q(25);" )";
ˆY=Y+20:„Y>60‰ƒ:Y=6
‰‹X:ƒ:ƒ[A64 45]:•
Š'„X>19‰X=X-20:138ˆ˜140:„Q(27)=1‰˜142
‹ŠY=0™X:“A3$:‹Y:•
Œ}”"trees","trees","a clearing","a meadow","a heath","a bog","a hill","mist","a castle","a castle","an old castle","a shrine"
D”"a spring","a meadow","a meadow","trees","trees","trees","a lake"
Ž<”"a stone wall","a dark tunnel","a dark tunnel","a tunnel"
ƒ"I don't understand.";:•
ƒ"You can't go that way.";:•
‘/ƒ"A voice booms out `LEAVE IT ALONE ... '";:•
’
ƒ"OK. ";:•
“9ƒ"It says `My Magick Releas'd Imperils the Strong'.";:•
”+ƒ"A voice whispers `Don't waste it'. ";:•
•%ƒ"You haven't got a container. ";:•
–.ƒ"You crash to the ground, hurt.";:S=S-250:•
—>ƒ"It shatters and a huge white dragon appears.";:P0$(9)="":•
˜&ƒ"You crash to earth leagues away.";
™9A=¼(Ì*8):B=¼(Ì*11):X=¾(62464+A+B*8):„A=0³B=5´X>7‰153ˆ58
šŠY=0™X:“A1$:‹Y:•
›;X=0:„L<12´L>22´P0$(L-11)=""‰ƒ"You don't have any.";:X=1:•
œ!„L=12‰Q(25)=Q(25)-1:„Q(25)>0‰•
P0$(L-11)="":•
žŠX=0™600:‹X:•
Ÿ"Q(22)=E:’89:„E<>Q(22)´L=0´L>8‰41
^A1$="":A0$="You are in a cobbled courtyard. A mighty oak tree is growing in the centre.":’89
¡G„E=Q(22)+2´E=Q(22)-2´L=5‰E=Q(22):58ˆ„K=4´K=5‰’145:160ˆ„K=1´L=9‰163
¢„L>0³L<11´K=2‰160ˆ’143:160
£’A1$="":A0$="You are sitting in the branches of a mighty oak.":„Q(1)=0‰A1$="In a hole in the trunk you can see a vial with a parchment label."
¤'’89:„K=1´L=10‰160ˆ„L>0³L<10‰’150:160
¥@„K=4³L=20³Q(1)=0‰’146:Q(1)=1:P0$(9)="Vial":163ˆ„K=4‰’145:163
¦R„K=3³Q(1)=0‰ƒ"The tree-trunk blocks your view.";ˆ„K=3‰’147ˆ„K=8³Q(4)=0‰’148ˆ’143
§163
¨"Q(22)=E:’89:„E<>Q(22)´L=0´L>8‰41
©bA1$="":A0$="You are in a stone-flagged room. A flight of stairs leads up into the gloom.":’89
ª.„E=Q(22)+2´E=Q(22)-2´L=5‰Q(3)=0:E=Q(22):58
«<„K=4´K=5‰’145ˆ„K=1´L=9‰173ˆ„K=11‰F=16:63ˆ„K<>2´L>10‰’143
¬169
zA0$="You are on a landing at the top of a flight of stairs.":„Q(2)=0‰A1$="In front of you is a heavy wooden door.":175
®mA1$="In front of you is an open doorway":„Q(2)=1‰A1$=A1$+"."ˆA1$=A1$+", the frame blackened and charred."
¯@’89:„K=2‰173ˆ„K=1´L=10‰169ˆ„L=7³Q(2)>0‰181ˆ„L>0³L<10‰’144:173
°I„Q(2)>0‰179ˆ„K<>7‰177ˆ„P0$(5)=""‰ƒ"It's locked.";:173ˆ’146:Q(2)=1:173
±V„K=6‰ƒ"It bursts into flame ...";:’158:ƒ" and crumbles to ashes.":Q(2)=2:Q(3)=1:173
²0„K<>8´Q(4)>0‰179ˆQ(4)=1:„Q(2)=0‰K=6:177ˆ183
³#„K>3³K<7‰’145ˆ„K=9´K>18‰’146ˆ’143
´173
µSA0$="It's pitch black in here!":A1$="":’89:„E=D+2´E=D-2´L=5‰173ˆ„L>0³L<10´K=2‰181
¶I„K<>6‰187ˆ„P0$(6)=""³P0$(7)=""‰ƒ"You have nothing to light.";:181ˆ’146
·\A0$="You are in a bedchamber.":„Q(3)=1‰A1$="There is too much smoke to see clearly.":186
¸1˜111:X=Q(5)*2:’154:X=Å(A1$)-32:A4$=ß(X)+A1$(;2)
¹uA1$="A mural of a lake is painted on one wall and beneath it the words `"+A4$+" uttered makes the craft whole'."
ºU’89:„K=4´K=5‰’145:183ˆ„E=D+2´E=D-2‰173ˆ„L>0³L<10´K=2‰183ˆ„K=8³Q(4)=0‰187ˆ’143:183
»>„K=8³Q(4)=0‰Q(4)=1:Q(3)=0:183ˆ„K=4´K=5‰’145:181ˆ’143:181
¼"Q(22)=E:’89:„E<>Q(22)´L=0´L>8‰41
½ˆA1$="":A0$="The castle is in ruin. You are in the only room still standing.":„Q(6)=0‰A1$="In a corner stands an old suit of armour. "
¾U„Q(7)=0‰A1$=A1$+"On the wall hangs a torch."ˆ„A1$=""‰A1$="There is nothing here."
¿F’89:„E=Q(22)+2´E=Q(22)-2´L=5‰E=Q(22):58ˆ„L>0³L<9´K=2‰189ˆ„K<>4‰194
À`„L=21³Q(6)=0‰’146:Q(6)=1:P0$(10)="Suit of Armour"ˆ„L=18³Q(7)=0‰’146:Q(7)=1:P0$(7)="Torch"ˆ’145
Á189
Â+„K=6´K=11´K>18‰’146ˆ„K=8³Q(4)=0‰’148ˆ’143
Ã189
Ä*Q(11)=0:Q(22)=E:’89:„E<>Q(22)´L=0´L>8‰41
Å…A0$="You are in a small, dusty shrine. Dim sunlight filters through cracks in the walls and roof. In one corner is a stone altar."
Æw„Q(8)=1³Q(9)=1‰200ˆA1$=" On the altar is ":„Q(8)=0³Q(9)=0³Q(11)=1‰A1$=A1$+"a candle and an inscribed amulet.":200
Ç[„Q(9)=0³Q(11)=1‰A1$=A1$+"an inscribed amulet.":200ˆ„Q(8)=0‰A1$=A1$+"a candle."ˆA1$=""
ÈV„Q(10)=1‰A1$=A1$+" In the floor at the foot of the altar is a pool of clear water."
ÉV’89:„E=Q(22)+2´E=Q(22)-2´L=5‰E=Q(22):58ˆ„L>0³L<9´K=2‰197ˆ„K=11‰F=16:63ˆ„K<>4‰205
Êo„L=17³Q(8)=0‰’146:Q(8)=1:P0$(6)="Candle":197ˆ„L=19³Q(9)=0³Q(11)=1‰’146:Q(9)=1:P0$(8)="Inscribed Amulet":197
ËT„L=19³Q(9)=0‰ƒ"You can't see it in the gloom.";ˆ„L=23³Q(10)=1‰’149ˆ„K>18‰’146ˆ’143
Ì197
ÍI„K<>6´L<17´L>18‰206ˆ„P0$(6)<>""´P0$(8)<>""´Q(8)=0‰’146:Q(11)=1:197ˆ204
Îe„K=8³Q(4)=0³Q(11)=0‰Q(4)=1:Q(11)=1:197ˆ„K=3³P0$(8)<>""‰ƒ"It's too dark.";:197ˆ„K=9³L=26‰Q(10)=1
ÏW„K=9‰’146:197ˆ„K=10³Q(10)=1‰ƒ"It's magic!!! Your strength returns.";:S=1000:197ˆ203
ÐY’89:„K=2‰208ˆ„K<>10‰209ˆ„Q(12)=1‰ƒ"You feel refreshed.";:Q(12)=0:S=S+100:208ˆ’146:208
Ñq„L<>24‰210ˆ„K=4´K=6´K=7´K=9´K>18‰ƒ"The god seems to snarl. Jagged bolts of lightning rip into your body.";:330
ÒG„K<>4‰211ˆ„L=23‰’149:208ˆ„Q(12)>0‰211ˆ„L=12´L=13‰ƒ"It's gone.";:208
Ó0„K=5³L=12³Q(25)>0‰212ˆ„K<>5´L<>13´P0$(2)=""‰41
ÔP’156:Q(12)=1:A1$="He seems to smile. You hear a voice whisper `Your questlies"
Õa„A=Q(13)‰215ˆ„Q(13)>A‰A1$=A1$+Ý(Q(13)-A)+" leagues North"ˆA1$=A1$+Ý(A-Q(13))+" leagues South"
Ö„B=Q(14)‰216ˆA1$=A1$+" and"
×R„B>Q(14)‰A1$=A1$+Ý(B-Q(14))+" leagues West"ˆA1$=A1$+Ý(Q(14)-B)+" leagues East"
ØA1$=A1$+" of here'.":208
Ùd„Q(15)=1‰A1$="A stone slab has been shifted, uncovering an open hole in the earth.":Q(16)=¼(Ì*2)
Ú_’89:„Q(15)=1‰221ˆ„K=11‰A1$="It is covered with a stone slab. You can't dig through.":218
ÛZ„K<>7³K<>9‰220ˆ„S<300‰ƒ"You aren't strong enough to move it.";:218ˆS=S-20:Q(15)=1:217
Ü2„K=8³Q(4)=0‰ƒ"BANG !! ";:Q(4)=1:Q(15)=1:152ˆ41
Ý#X=Á(A2$," in"):„X=0³K<>1³L<>10‰41
ÞŒA0$="You are in a burial chamber at the bottom of the hole.":„Q(16)=1‰A1$="There is a niche in the wall with something shiny in it.":224
ß]A1$="It's empty, although you have a feeling that something was here only minutes ago."
àD’89:„K=2‰222ˆX=Á(A2$," out"):„X>0´K=1´L=9‰226ˆ„L>0³L<10‰’144:222
á0„K=4³Q(16)=1‰227ˆ„K>0³K<>8‰’146:222ˆ’143:222
â6X=¼(Ì*3):„X=1³T>20‰230ˆƒ"You feel wiser.";:T=T+8:63
ã’A0$="":A1$="It was a slimy black creature - an incubus - the most evil of all demons. It is drooling, clawing its way up your arm.":’89:A1$=""
ä?„K=8³Q(4)=0‰Q(4)=1:230ˆ„K=5³L=20³P0$(9)<>""‰P0$(9)="":230
å#ƒ"It rips out your throat.";:330
æ;ƒ"There is an ear-shattering blast.";:’158:ŸC+62464,3:58
çG’89:„K=10‰’146:231ˆ„K=4³L=23‰’149:231ˆ„L>0³L<9³E=D´K=12´K=18‰232ˆ41
èƒA0$="You are standing in the centre of a shallow pond.":A1$="":„Q(23)=0‰A1$="You can feel something hard in the mud underfoot."
éH’89:„K=10´K>18‰’146:232ˆ„L>0³L<9´K=12‰K=0:L=5:’119:58ˆ„K<>4´K=2‰232
êM„L=23‰’149:232ˆQ(23)=1:P0$(5)="Key":ƒ"It is a large key.";:232ˆ’143:232
ëuA1$="An old beggar is sitting asleep under a tree. At his feet is a cup.":„Q(24)>0´P0$(4)<>""‰ŸC+62464,0:A1$="":58
ìC’89:„K=4‰A1$="The old man vanished in a puff of smoke.":240
í]„K=6´K=9´K>18‰A1$="The beggar turned to dust.":240ˆ„K<>5‰54ˆ„L<>12‰ƒ"It won't fit.";:235
îx’155:„X=0‰ƒ"The old man thanked you, then handed you a flint & steel.":ƒ"He has gone.";:Q(24)=1:P0$(4)="Flint & Steel"
ï235
ð1‰241
ò’89:„K>0´L=0´L>8‰250
óX=A:Y=B:„E=1‰X=X+1:„X>9‰248
ô„E=2‰Y=Y-1:„Y<0‰248
õ„E=3‰X=X-1:„X<0‰248
ö„E=4‰Y=Y+1:„Y>9‰248
÷ C=X+Y*10:Z=¾(C+62554):„Z>0‰249
ø"’144:S=S-2:„S<1‰Q(27)=0:33ˆ242
ù’146:A=X:B=Y:F=Z
ú&G=0:H=0:I=0:J=0:„A<9‰G=¾(62554+C+1)
û„B<9‰H=¾(62554+C+10)
ü„A>0‰I=¾(62554+C-1)
ý„B>0‰J=¾(62554+C-10)
þP„K<>1³L<>9‰255ˆ„C=Q(22)‰ƒ"The walls are too slimy to grip.";:242ˆ„F=3‰269ˆ248
ÿh„Q(28)=0‰A0$="You are in pitch darkness.":258ˆA0$="You are in a stone-walled tunnel.":Q(28)=Q(28)-1
"„Q(28)=1‰X=6ˆ„Q(28)=21‰X=7ˆ259
MA4$=P0$(X):P0$(X)="":Q(28)=0:ƒ" Your ";A4$;" flickers and burns out.";:255
@„K<>6‰259ˆ„L=17³P0$(6)<>""‰270ˆ„L=18³P0$(7)<>""‰Q(28)=20:270
Q„C=Q(22)‰A0$=A0$+" A faint glimmer of daylight comes from a hole in the roof."
k„F<>2‰262ˆ„K=4‰ƒ"It is a bag of gold!!";:Q(25)=Q(25)+¼(Ì*20)+5:P0$(1)="Gold Coin":Ÿ62554+C,1:F=1:K=2:262
AA0$=A0$+" Something round is half-buried in dust on the floor."
C„F=3‰A0$=A0$+" A flight of stairs leads far above to the light."
E„K=8³Q(4)=0‰Q(4)=1:268ˆ„K=9´K=11´K>18‰’146ˆ„K=2‰264ˆ„L=0´L>8‰’143
#X=¼(Ì*5):„X=4‰˜266:X=¼(Ì*10):’154
242
¢”"Your footsteps echo in the silence.","Somewhere water is dripping.","A bat flits past.","The air is heavy and dank.","An old bone crunches to dust underfoot."
ª”"Dusty cobwebs brush against your face","Rats scurry by your feet.","Chains clank somewhere close.","The floor slopes slightly downwards.","Slime drips from the roof."
<ƒ"The earth splits and you are thrown high into the air.";
Q(27)=0:153
Q(28)=Q(28)+21:K=2:’146:255
o’89:„K<>4‰41ˆŸ62464+C,0:Q(25)=Q(25)+1:P0$(1)="Gold Coin":A0$=A0$(;1,25):X=¼(Ì*6)+1:X272,273,274,276,277,279
Rƒ"As you stoop to pick it up a Viking attacks, his axe raised...":U=19:V=20:313
lƒ"With a flash it changes into an evil sorcerer. He draws his dagger ...":Q(25)=Q(25)-1:U=50:V=20:313
=ƒ"Do you wish to exchange it for a flint & steel? (Y/N) "
eA2$=Þ$:X=Å(A2$):„X=78´X=110‰’146:58ˆ„X=89´X=121‰Q(25)=Q(25)-1:P0$(4)="Flint & Steel":’146:58ˆ275
pX=¼(Ì*8)+2:ƒ"There is a bang and a cloud of purple smoke. The coin turns into";X+1;" coins.":Q(25)=Q(25)+X:58
~X=¼(Ì*25):Y=C+X-12:X=¾(62464+Y):„Y=C´X>10‰277ˆ„P0$(2)=""‰279ˆƒ"As you stoop to get it a dwarf snatches your dagger and runs"
Jƒ"off. `Seek and ye shall find', he calls.";:Ÿ62464+Y,X+40:P0$(2)="":58
Iƒ"It was cursed.":ƒ"Gold smoke pours from your pocket ...";:Q(25)=0:58
Q(22)=E:„Q(19)=1‰Q(19)=0
.A4$="":„Q(18)>0‰283ˆ„Q(17)=0‰A4$=" damaged"
*A1$="A"+A4$+" coracle is moored nearby."
I’89:„K<>4‰284ˆ„L=23‰’149:281ˆ„L=25³Q(18)=0‰ƒ"It's too heavy.";:281ˆ45
4„K=5‰47ˆ„L>0³L<9³E=Q(22)´K=12‰285ˆ„E<>Q(22)‰41ˆ288
K„P0$(10)<>""‰ƒ"The weight of your armour drags you under the water.":330
TX=¼(Ì*2):„X=1³S<500‰ƒ"You're too weak to make it. You sink under the water.";:330
Œ„X=1´P0$(11)<>""‰ƒ"You are in the water. Your feet tangle in the weeds ... you're sinking, water pouring down your throat ... ";:330ˆ291
o„K<13´K>17‰289ˆ„K=Q(5)+13‰Q(17)=1:281ˆƒ"You are thrown high into the air, the world spinning beneath.":152
!<„K>8³K<12´K>18‰’146:281ˆ„K=8³Q(4)=0‰Q(4)=1:291ˆ„K=2‰281
"]„K<>18´Q(18)>0‰’143:281ˆ„Q(17)=0‰ƒ"It sinks. ";:Q(18)=2:285ˆƒ"It floats across.";:Q(18)=1
#yA0$="You are on a small island, close to the entrance to a cave.":„Q(18)=1‰A0$=A0$+" A coracle is moored nearby ."
$I„Q(19)=0‰A1$="In front of you stands a huge red dragon. It growls ..."
%„’89:„K<>8´Q(4)>0‰294ˆ„P0$(11)<>""‰ƒ"He can't hear you.";:291ˆQ(4)=1:„Q(19)=0‰ƒ"It vanishes in a puff of smoke.";:Q(19)=2:291ˆ58
&t„K=5³L=20³P0$(9)<>""³Q(19)=0‰’151:Q(19)=1:ƒ" The two dragons flyoff with a mighty beating of wings.":291ˆ„K=2‰291
'/„Q(19)=0‰299ˆ„K=18³L=25³Q(18)=1‰Q(18)=0:298
(*„K=12‰L=7:E=Q(22)+2ˆ„L=27‰E=Q(22):302
)C„E<>Q(22)+2³E<>Q(22)-2´L=0´L>8‰299ˆX=¼(Ì*2):„X=1´P0$(11)<>""‰287
*
E=Q(22):58
+y„L>0³L<10³E=Q(22)³Q(19)>0‰302ˆ„Q(19)>0‰291ˆ„P0$(11)=""‰ƒ"The dragon attacks, sheets of flame belching from its mouth. "
,’„P0$(11)=""‰301ˆ„P0$(10)<>""‰ƒ"Your armour slows you. Flames pour through your visor."ˆ„Q(4)=0‰ƒ"It flees in fear from Excalibur.";:Q(19)=1:291
-7ƒ"Your hair is alight. Your skin blisters ... ";:330
.QA1$=" A huge sword isembedded in the block.":„Q(20)>0‰A1$="The sword is gone"
/ŒA0$="You are in a cave, beside a large granite block. It is inscribed`Whosoever removeth this sword shall be King'.":’89:„Q(19)=1‰Q(19)=0
0^„E=Q(22)+2´E=Q(22)-2‰291ˆ„L>0³L<9´K=2‰302ˆ„K=5³L=22³P0$(11)<>""‰’146:P0$(11)="":Q(20)=0:302
1\„K<>4³K<>9‰306ˆ„L<>22‰’145:302ˆ„S<350‰ƒ"You're too weak.";:302ˆƒ"It's out!!!";:’307:302
2€„K=8³Q(4)=0³Q(20)=0‰ƒ"The block shatters.":ƒ"Excalibur flies into your hands.";:Q(4)=1:’307:302ˆ„K>0³K<>8‰’146:302ˆ’143:302
3P0$(11)="Excalibur":Q(20)=1:•
4BY=¼(Ì*10):˜333:ŠZ=0™Y:“A4$,A2$,U,V:‹Z:Y=Á(A2$,Ý(N)):„Y=0´C=40‰33
54Q(21)=0:Q(26)=2:Y=¼(Ì*13):˜335:„X>16‰˜338:Y=¼(Ì*7)
6h„N=5³Y=6‰A1$="A bog man reaches out of the slime. He hasyour ankle, pulling you in ...":U=15:V=8:313
7.ŠZ=0™Y:“A2$,A3$:‹Z:A1$=A2$+A4$+A3$:„X>16‰331
8;X=¼(Ì*4):„X=1‰˜340:A4$=A1$:X=¼(Ì*12):’154:A1$=A4$+" "+A1$
9A’89:X=¼(Ì*Í(V)):„X=1³L>0³L<10‰41ˆ„X=0³E=D‰S=S+5:T=T+1:Y=0:328
:)„K<>8‰315ˆ„Q(4)=0‰Q(4)=1:L=22:316ˆ326
;„K<>5‰321ˆ’155:„X=1‰326
__„L=21‰ƒ"It explodes in a shower of jagged metal.":Z=100:322
>9„L=20‰’151:ƒ" Your enemy stands no chance.":Z=100:322
?2„L>12‰ƒ"It erupts in a ball of flame.":Z=30:322
@9„L=12‰ƒ"It vanishes with a flash and a bang.":Z=20:322
ANZ=0:„K=20‰Z=10:S=S-12ˆ„K=6‰Z=7:S=S-10ˆS=S-8:„K=19‰Z=5ˆX=¼(Ì*3):„X<2‰326
B+„U>20‰U=U-20:Q(21)=1ˆ„P0$(10)<>""‰Z=Z+3
CMY=Z+¼(Í(S)/100+Í(T)/10-(Ì*15))-U:X=¼(Ì*3):„E<>D³Y>-10‰324ˆ„Y>4´Y<-9´X=1‰327
D$˜343:X=¼(Ì*10):„Q(21)=1‰X=¼(Ì*15)
E’154:A0$=A1$:A1$="":313
F˜359:X=¼(Ì*6):325
GL„Y<-5‰X=1ˆ„Y<0‰X=2:S=S-50:T=T-2ˆ„Y<5‰X=3:S=S-20:T=T-1ˆX=4:S=S+10:T=T+2
HuZ=Y:Y=¼(Ì*3):„Q(21)=1³Z<-5³Y=1‰ƒ"Your body is seized by his magic, hurled spinning into the sky.":’158:S=S-250:152
I.˜349+X*2:X=¼(Ì*8):’154:ƒA1$;:A1$="":„Z>-6‰58
J’158:R=S:S=0:33
K4’89:„K=8‰314ˆ„K=5³L>11³L<23‰315ˆ„L>0³L<9³E=D‰K=20
L4X=¼(Ì*4):„K>=¼(Ì*Í(V))*3´X=3‰˜361:X=¼(Ì*6):325ˆ41
M¢”" Saxon"," 1 2 3 4 5 ",16,10,"n Outlaw"," 0 1 2 4 5 7 ",8,6," Serf"," 0 1 2 7 ",4,3," Bog man"," 5 ",15,3," Giant"," 6 ",20,6," Goblin"," 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ",7,3
Nh”" Hobgoblin"," 3 4 5 6 ",32,8,"n Ogre"," 0 5 7 ",30,6," Banshee"," 0 6 7 ",30,5," Demon"," 1 3 ",40,7
O¥”"A"," jumps out at you.","A"," is waiting in ambush.","Sword drawn, a"," strikes at you.","From out of nowhere a"," leaps at you.","A"," appears in front of you."
P§”"In your path stands a",".","With a gruesome scream a"," hurls himself at you.","A"," springs out from behind a tree and attacks you.","A"," has you by the throat."
Q¯”"A"," is hiding in the bracken. He trips you.","A"," comes at you, dagger poised.","Bellowing with rage, a"," dives at you.","The snarling figure of a"," blocks your path."
R¨”"A"," is sitting under a tree, his back to you.","Asleep on the ground lies a",".","A"," sits dozing in the grass.","A"," is sitting on a rock. He has not seen you."
S–”"A"," is sitting in the shade of a tree, polishing his sword.","A"," stands guard. He has not noticed you.","A"," is lying face down in the grass."
T”"Your gauntlet blocks his blow.","His face is streaked with blood.","A blade hisses past your face.","A hard blow catches you on the ear."
U™”"His smell is overpowering.","A blade slashes your sword arm.","Metal clashes against metal.","Your body jolts as his blow glances off your shoulder."
V”"The sun glints from his shield.","A fearsome war-cry rings in your ears.","Steel rips through your vest.","His hand grabs for your pocket."
Wˆ”"You miss. He strikes back ...","He is too quick - he is coming at your throat.","He is hurt, but not enough. He lifts his sword ..."
X`”"He jumps aside, slashing you with his dagger.","Your arm jolts. He falls grasping your leg."
Y€”"You're too slow. His blade rips your face.","He groans, then attacks again.","He blocks you with his shield, then stabs ..."
Z…”"He ducks, then stabs upwards at your stomach.","He stoops, seemingly exhausted.","He's too fast. White fangs lock into your arm."
[n”"He dives low, vicious talons tearing at your leg.","You miss. His eyes glow green as he poises to strike."
\ž”"It passes through him as if nothing were there. He shrieks and grabs at you.","Putrid black blood pours from his wounds. He mutters a terrible spell ..."
]–”"Bleeding badly, he limps off.","He turns and runs.","He knocks you down. By the time you are up he is gone.","Screaming with fear, he dashes off."
^„”"Snarling with rage, he retreats.","He has escaped into the forest.","He has gone.","There is a brilliant flash and he vanishes."
_¢”"You feel a searing pain as his blade enters your chest.","With a terrible crunch his sword comes down on your skull.","His dagger rips deep into your bowels."
`¦”"Your head topples from your shoulders.","Blood pours from your terrible wounds.","His blade has torn your heart.","Your throat is slashed.","Your back is broken."
a§”"His dagger cut you deep, then he died.","He topples dead. You are hurt.","He is gone, leaving you injured and weak.","You are badly hurt, but you have killed him."
b²”"He gasps and falls dead. He has maimed you.","You killed him, but your sword arm is wounded.","His lifeless body falls, leaving you badly hurt.","You won, but at great cost."
c³”"He pitches forward, dead. Your shoulder is wrenched.","His corpse drops at your feet. Your head spins.","You are breathless, but you won.","He hits you once, then falls dead."
d¬”"You have killed him with only scratches to yourself.","You are victorious but exhausted.","You won, although it tired you.","You are bruised but uninjured. He is dead."
e¤”"His battered body collapses at your feet.","His eyes roll upwards and he falls, dead.","Clutching a gaping wound, he dies.","Slashed and bloody, he falls dead."
f²”"His broken body lies kicking in the dust.","With a loud groan he pitches forward, dead.","He shrieks and falls in a lifeless heap.","His shattered corpse staggers and falls."
g•”"He blocks you, his sword raised to strike.","His mailed fist crashes into your face.","He is too quick. His sword gouges a furrow in your chest."
h©”"With a roar of rage, he stabs at your throat.","He swings his shield, smashing it into your mouth. You taste blood ...","He trips you. Sword high, he slashes ..."
i©”"He leaps to his feet. Sword drawn, he attacks.","With a yelp of surprise he turns to face you, dagger drawn.","You're too slow. He turns and stabs at your chest ..."
j§”"His hand clamps around your neck.","He heard you. The point of his sword rips the back of your neck.","With a surprised oath, he leaps at you. He has your arm ..."
k+’158:·:X=¼(Í(S)/210+Í(T)/16):„O>99‰X=X+1
l€A2$="You find yourself in a town called Londinium. ":A0$=A0$+"through the streets, thousands of voices chant `":„Q(4)=0‰X=X+1
mL„P0$(11)<>""‰A0$=A0$+"Hail to our glorious king!!' and `":X=X+1ˆ„S>0‰X=0
nn˜370:’154:A4$="Thou shalt be known for thy combat throughout all Christendom and for all time as "+A1$+"!!'"
o\ƒA2$;A0$;A4$:„P0$(11)=""‰369ˆÛ4,6;4,5;5,6;4,6;5,3;7,3:ŠX=0™100:‹X:Û8,6;8,5;9,6;8,5;6,4;4,5
p#ŠX=0™150:‹X:Û8,6;6,6;5,6;6,6:’158
qJŠX=0™2000:‹X:’133:ƒ›(33)"Press any key for another game.":Ÿ140,0:’131:1
r{”"Arthur the Rabbit-heart","Artie short-dagger","Arthur of the bent sword","Arthur the battler","the Fighter","Strongarm"
so”"the Swordsman","the Arm of Steel","the Knight Crusader","the Lord of the Red Dragon","the Master of Merlin"
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