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Holy Grail, The (Holy_Grail.txt)

The Holy Grail
By Kevin Gardiner
Published in Games Computing, issue 1, January 1984, pp. 40-42
For Commodore VIC-20

Solution by Garry Francis
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This is a minimal solution for the bug-fixed version. If you're not using the bug-fixed
version, you don't need the saw to get out of the cell. Just go UP. Don't forget to use L
(for LOOK) to reveal any objects in the room and A (for AGAIN?) to refresh the room description.
Some optional (but significant) commands are shown in brackets. You can omit these once you know
what to do.

E
S
S
W
GO BOAT
ROW NORTH
E
S
(L) (you find a shield)
GET SHIELD
N
D
(L) (you find a gold bar)
GET GOLD BAR
U
W
N
(L) (you find a saw)
GET SAW
DROP SHIELD (we'll come back for it later)
S
GO BOAT
ROW SOUTH
E
N
E
(L) (you find a hammer, but attendant won't let you take it)
DROP GOLD BAR (attendant takes it and runs away)
GET HAMMER
W
W
D
(EXAMINE CELL) (there's a shiny object in there)
GO CELL (door shuts behind you)
(L) (you find a sword)
GET SWORD
SAW BARS (you saw the bars to expose a hole)
DROP SAW
(A) (you can see a hole)
GO HOLE
U
W
(L) (you find a suit of armour)
GET SUIT OF ARMOUR
E
E
S
W
GO BOAT
ROW NORTH
N
E
(EXAMINE FIREPLACE) (there's a roaring fire there)
REMOVE HEADS (fire goes out)
GO FIREPLACE
U
REMOVE NAILS (you expose a button in a hole)
PRESS BUTTON (click)
(L) (you find a key)
DROP HAMMER
GET KEY
D
E
W
DROP KEY
GET SHIELD (you should now have sword, shield and suit of armour)
U
(L) (you find the grail, but guard won't let you take it)
FIGHT GUARD (he's dead)
DROP SWORD
DROP SHIELD
DROP SUIT OF ARMOUR
D
GET KEY
U
UNLOCK GLASS BOX (with key)
OPEN GLASS BOX
GET GRAIL
D
S
GO BOAT
ROW SOUTH
SWIM
(L) (you find a chest)
GET CHEST
U
UNLOCK CHEST (with key)
OPEN CHEST (you find a book)
DROP CHEST
GET BOOK
READ BOOK (turn key left then right)
E
N
N
W
PULL CROSS (you expose a passage)
GO PASSAGE
W
INSERT KEY
TURN LEFT
TURN RIGHT
OPEN GLASS BOX
INSERT GRAIL
***THE END***