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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Games developed for Windows 3.x can't run on recent Windows systems.

Collector's corner:

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.

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Additional info about Castle of the Winds

Input: keyboard, mouse

Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk

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Comments

  • Lord Dragon - 08/08/2017 04:31
    Loved this classic.
    Spent lots of hours playing this game between tech phone calls in my office.
  • omgfailsauce - 15/09/2016 19:40
    I cannot count how many of my childhood hours were dumped into this game. It's one of those genres that I feel were broken by the advancement of gaming.
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