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Castle Warlock (Castle_Warlock.txt)

CASTLE WARLOCK	
Adventure Probe Software
Spectrum 48

This is an interesting game, though it suffers from "guess the 
verb" syndrome. It also has a spelling error such that if you 
type what you are told to type, you can't proceed.

You find yourself with a dead guide. INVENTORY (nothing), EXAMINE 
GUIDE (you see a scrap of paper), TAKE PAPER, READ PAPER 
(Levite), DROP PAPER. You see a branch, but leave it for now. Go 
S (ignore the frog. You can take it and kiss it and it turns into 
a prince, but this is not necessary to finish the game), S, 
EXAMINE ROCK, READ INSCRIPTION (it tells about vampire bats), N, 
E, SE, S, W, S, EXAMINE BLANKETS, TAKE COIN, EXAMINE TABLE (made 
of planks), HIT TABLE (you need a hammer), N, W, N, NE, E, N, N, 
N, NE, NW, TAKE GARLIC, UP CLIFF, EXAMINE SKELETON, MOVE 
SKELETON, TAKE BONE, DOWN, SW, SE, N, EXAMINE WELL (enchanted). 

DROP COIN (you are told you need to whisper the magic word), N, 
WHISPER LEVITE, WHISPER LEVITE, N, N, E, N, E, TAKE CHAIR, W, S, 
W, S, W, TAKE SHIELD (it is too high), DROP CHAIR, CLIMB ON 
CHAIR, TAKE SHIELD, TAKE CHAIR, E, N, N, N, EXAMINE ARMOUR, TURN 
HELM (something drops on the floor - a key), TAKE BRASS, EXAMINE 
FIREPLACE, CLIMB CHIMNEY, N, DOWN, E (you can't), PICK LOCK, DROP 
BONE, E, TAKE ROPE, W, UP, S, DOWN, S, S, E, TAKE CRUCIFIX, N, W, 
N, W, N, OPEN CHEST (the shield protects you), DROP SHIELD, TAKE 
WOOD.

UNLOCK DOOR, DROP BRASS, DROP ROPE, W, LIFT TABLE, TAKE 
MANUSCRIPT, E, N, SAY UP, S, W, EXAMINE DESK, OPEN TOP DRAWER, 
LOOK (a silver key), TAKE SILVER, E, DROP SILVER, E (you see a 
hammer), TAKE HAMMER, W, DROP HAMMER, S, S, S, E, TAKE COPPER, 
EXAMINE WINDOW, DRAW CURTAINS (you see a light nw), NW, UNLOCK 
DOOR, DROP COPPER, OPEN WINDOW, S, EXAMINE GARGOYLE, READ WORD 
(xxzbb), TAKE PIPE, N, EXAMINE PIPE, N, N, N, DROP PIPE, TAKE 
SILVER, N, SAY DOWN.

Go S, S, E, E, N, SLIDE MIRROR, JAM DOOR, N, TAKE IRON, S, S, S, 
S, S, W, UNLOCK DOOR, DROP IRON, DROP SILVER, E, N, W, W, N, N, 
N, TAKE ROPE, N, SAY UP, S, DROP GARLIC, TAKE PIPE, TAKE HAMMER, 
N, SAY DOWN, S, S, S, S, E, S, W, PLAY ORGAN (you create a 
passage), DROP MANUSCRIPT, E, TAKE SILVER, W, DOWN, UNLOCK DOOR, 
DROP SILVER, DROP ROPE, UP, E, N, W, N, N, N, N, SAY UP, S, TAKE 
GARLIC, S, S, S, W, W, TAKE GOLD, E (the chair is stops the 
ceiling from falling on you), E, N, N, N, DROP GARLIC, N, SAY 
DOWN, S, S, S, S, E, EXAMINE TABLE, TAKE CHEESE, E, N, N, E, TAKE 
BOX (it ticks), DROP BOX.

Go W, S, S, S (you hear an explosion), W, S, S, S, S, S, S, S, E, 
SE, S, W, S, HIT TABLE, DROP HAMMER, TAKE PLANK, N, E, N, NW, W, 
N, TAKE BRANCH, LIGHT BRANCH, N, N, N, N, N, N, E, N, N, N, E, 
DOWN, DROP CHEESE, TAKE MOUSE, UP, W, S, S, W, S, W, DOWN, N, 
DOWN, PLAY PIPE, DROP PIPE, UP, S, TAKE ROPE, N, DOWN, N, N, N 
(you see a snake), DROP MOUSE, S, S, W, TAKE PAINT, E, N, N, N, 
N, W, W, NE, NW, N (at T-junction), E, TIE ROPE, DOWN, N, BRIDGE 
GAP, N, THROW PAINT (you read to say sesame and w... th. ...c..i. 
SAY SESEME (note the spelling). The slab trembles. WAVE CRUCIFIX, 
N, UNLOCK DOOR, W, TAKE CARPET, EXAMINE CARPET, UNROLL CARPET, 
DROP CARPET, TAKE CHEST, STAND ON CARPET, SAY XXZBB. The carpet 
rises and you are finished.

Terri Sheehan
2004-07-02

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