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The Dragon's Castle   [2020]

The Dragon's Castle Released by :
Sputnik World [web]

Release Date :
18 September 2020

Type :
C64 Game

El castillo del Dragon, El Castillo del Dragón

Website :

User rating:********__  8.2/10 (8 votes)   See votestatistics

Credits :
Code .... Laddh of Level 64, Sputnik World
Music .... Jeff
Graphics .... Rulas International of Sputnik World
Test .... Bieno of Commodore Plus, Onslaught, Onslaught-Antiques

SIDs used in this release :
Castle Camelot(/MUSICIANS/J/Jeff/Castle_Camelot.sid)

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User Comment
Submitted by St0rmfr0nt on 21 September 2020
Unfortunately sloppy coded. Thanks to Laxity for the 101% release.
User Comment
Submitted by Neo-Rio on 20 September 2020
@The Overkiller : Well Gamebase doesn't have absolutely everything. There's plenty of rare obscure stuff. We haven't even gone completely through all the Scenebase archives yet.

Even after all these years, we Keep. Finding. More. Games... it's incredible.
User Comment
Submitted by ptoing on 19 September 2020
Ah, I see, I did not get that it was a recreation of an old basic game. That's fair enough I guess.
User Comment
Submitted by Laddh on 19 September 2020
Without a doubt, adding all those features would make this and any game better, but as the article (in Spanish) explains, this game is a recreation in assembler of an old basic listing of a magazine of the time, and it was necessary to maintain the spirit of it.
Anyway I write down your indications for future projects, they are good.
Thank you.
User Comment
Submitted by ptoing on 19 September 2020
@Laddh: What I mean is that there seems to be no skill involved at all in the combat. It is just pure luck. Run into monster, wait for dice, get lucky or not.
To me this feels extremely archaic and is not fun. In something like Gauntlet the monsters actually move and you can throw your attacks, which makes it a lot more fun.
I have no idea though how to make the game any better without completely changing a lot of things, but as a first step I would at least remove the dice thing and have some options like [attack|defend|use item|run] or whatever like in turnbased RPG games like Final Fantasy.
User Comment
Submitted by Laddh on 19 September 2020
@The Overkiller
User Comment
Submitted by The Overkiller on 19 September 2020
btw: where's the original game in basic ? I saw it in the mag linked but no trace on Gamebase64.
User Comment
Submitted by Laddh on 19 September 2020
@ptoing explain yourself... any constructive criticism is welcome
User Comment
Submitted by R. International on 18 September 2020
More information about game here:

User Comment
Submitted by ptoing on 18 September 2020
Nice art. Zero gameplay.
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