Abandonware DOS title

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds (1993, by Saadasoft) is a perfect example of an atypical roguelike (no ASCII, runs in Windows) turned into a liberated game. Surprisingly Castle of the Winds is still very playable to this day, if you can make it run under a recent version of Windows.
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Castle of the Winds downloads

Trouble running this game? Check out the F.A.Q.
You will probably need a Virtual Machine to run the game.

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Additional info

Facts, trivia and collector's notes are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. These texts use material from this Wikipedia article.

The game is composed of two parts: A Question of Vengeance, released as shareware, and Lifthransir's Bane, sold commercially. A combined license for both parts was also sold.

In 1998, the game's author, Rick Saada, decided to distribute the entirety of Castle of the Winds free of charge.

As a 16 bit application, the program will not run natively under 64 bit versions of the Windows operating system.

players: single player

input: keyboard, mouse

distribution: 3,5 floppy disk

graphics: VGA

Abandonware DOS popularity: above average

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