All of the listed
adventures are public domain so far as we are aware. If you know of any
that we are missing, please send us a copy.
Adventure Disk 1
Starburst - a graphical adventure - fly a
spaceship through a maze of caverns avoiding the enemy ships and
missiles. Use the cursor keys to fly around, to fire - CTRL
and ESC keys alter the angle of fire. QPC Users need to use
QPC_QLSCREMU 8 and SLUG 12.
Fantasia Adventure - a massive text only
adventure that as far as we know, no-one has ever completed.
Unfortunately not QPC compatible (does anyone still have the source
Ye-Classical Type Adventure - A classic
text only adventure by the popular author, Alan Pemberton, full of his
renowned sense of humour.
Adventure Playtime - Another text only
adventure by Alan Pemberton.
The Lost Tombs of Ornac - A fairly simple
text only adventure - author unknown.
Starplod - A graphics based adventure by
Alan Pemberton - Unfortunately not QPC compatible (does anyone still
have the source code).
Underground Adventure - A well-written
text only adventure - by Marianne van Loenen.
Farce - A small comical text only
adventure - author unknown.
Adventure Disk 2
Digitaya - a text only adventure in
BASIC, try to find the elucid Digitaya - needs some improvement.
Haunted House - text only adventure -
explore a haunted house - compiled, with source code.
Treasure Hunt - text only adventure
originally supplied with the QL, now compiled. No source code at moment.
Voyage of the
An engrossing large
text adventure by Alan Pemberton with graphics for most locations. You
play the part of a ship's captain ordered to sail to the New World and
collect as much gold as possible - look out for the pirates who will
try to beat you to the treasure. QPC users use QPC_QLSCREMU 4 to run
The Blag 2
A challenging text
adventure written by Tony Woolcock based around the detection of a
crime. You play the part of a detective on the case and have to
interview all the suspects and track down clues. A useful notepad
feature helps you to keep track of the game. NOTE: You must run the
game with CAPSLOCK on.
various utilities to assist with creating adventures. The following
utilities are included:
Convert adventures written in Quill (by
Gilsoft) to SuperBASIC (allows graphics to be added) - this can be used
to overcome the difficulties with running Quilled adventures on later
Read text in adventures written with
Quill (allows you to cheat!!)
Redefine windows used by adventures
written with Quill
Improved save/restore function for
adventures written with Adventure Creation Tool (ACT) by Digital
View/Print ACT message files
Create command file to assemble pictures
under ACT and also create a scratch data disk
Sinclair QL Public Domain Software Links
by Jean-Yves Rouffiac is a large text only adventure
with lots of twists and turns.
Software has a range of some public domain software for the