Beneath Apple Manor

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Apple II
Atari 8-bit
PC Booter
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An early graphical rogue-like dungeon crawl. Slay some monsters, build up some experience, explore deeper levels.

The goal is to find the Golden Apple, buried somewhere deep in the basement beneath the manor.

This game can be configured for either graphics or text, 10 different skill levels, and configurable room layouts. Each level is created randomly at the beginning of the game.

Besides of monsters which you have to fight, you can also find treasures, secret doors and hidden traps in the dungeons.


Beneath Apple Manor Atari 8-bit ... you may use experience to increase your attributes...
Beneath Apple Manor Apple II At the start of the game you can customize the dungeon's size, the difficulty and even the kind of graphics you want. Screenshot from the original 1978 version.
Beneath Apple Manor PC Booter Starting out; a slime attacks already! (CGA with composite monitor)
Beneath Apple Manor Atari 8-bit Beginning the game.

Alternate Titles

  • "Beneath Apple Manor: The Special Edition" -- Re-release title

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The game was coded in BASIC.

Public Domain release

The IBM version of the game was released into the public domain by the author, Don Worth himself.

Related Web Sites

  • Don Worth's Personal Homepage (The homepage of the creator of this game, including a download link for the PC version.)
  • GUE (Article about the development of the game, mostly a big quote from the game author Don Worth (English))
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