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Castle Blackstar

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Amstrad CPC
Commodore 64
Amstrad PCW
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Castle Blackstar is a single player text adventure set in a world of magic.

The player takes the role of an adventurer who has been dispatched by Lady Artemis into Castle Blackstar to recover an artefact, an orb. Any 'mortal treasure' recovered can be kept.

Progress through the game is recorded by points the player accumulates in their travels.


Castle Blackstar Amstrad CPC Outside the castle.
Castle Blackstar Amstrad CPC Your quest.
Castle Blackstar ZX Spectrum Start of your quest
Castle Blackstar Amstrad CPC Start of your quest.

Alternate Titles

  • "Blackstar" -- Amstrad PCW title

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad PCW Sep, 1986 8.33 out of 10 83
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jul, 1985 81 out of 100 81


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The maximum number of points possible in the Spectrum version is 240 while in the Commodore 64 version it is 250.


  • Zzap!
    • May 1985 (Issue 1) - #10 'My Ten All-Time Favourites' (White Wizard)

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