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Game's manual.:
    WIZARD'S CASTLE IS A FANTASY GAME ABOUT EQUAL IN COMPLEXITY TO THE SEVERAL VERSIONS OF "ADVENTURE" WHICH ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR MICROCOMPUTERS AND IS A VERY LARGE "BASIC" PROGRAM IN ITS OWN RIGHT. UNLIKE ADVENTURE, THE CASTLE IS RANDOMLY STOCKED FOR EACH GAME, WHICH MEANS THAT WINNING ONE DOES NOT DETRACT FROM PLAYING FUTURE GAMES. AT PRESENT, THERE ARE VERSIONS OF WIZARD'S CASTLE FOR THE EXIDY SORCERER, TRS-80, HP-2000 AND HEATH H-8/H-89 COMPUTERS.
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    * BACKGROUND HISTORY
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    MANY CYCLES AGO, IN THE KINGDOM OF N'DIC, THE GNOMIC WIZARD ZOT FORGED HIS GREAT *ORB OF POWER*. SOON AFTER DOING THIS, HE VANISHED, LEAVING BEHIND HIS VAST SUBTERRANEAN CASTLE FILLED WITH ESURIENT MONSTERS, FABULOUS TREASURES, AND THE INCREDIBLE *ORB OF ZOT*. FROM THAT TIME HENCE, MANY A BOLD YOUTH HAS VENTURED INTO THE WIZARD'S CASTLE. AS YET, *NONE* HAS EVER EMERGED VICTORIOUS.
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    * INTRODUCTION
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    WIZARD'S CASTLE IS A COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION OF ONE OF THE MOST COMMON AND POPULAR FANTASY MOTIFS - THE LONE ADVENTURER'S QUEST WITHIN AN IMMENSE UNDER- GROUND LABYRINTH. EACH GAME IS SEPARATE FROM ALL OTHERS, SO THE GAME IS A CHALLENGE EVEN AFTER YOU HAVE WON SEVERAL TIMES. EACH GAME WILL RESULT IN A WIN OR A LOSS, DEPENDING ON A PLAYER'S SKILL AND LUCK.

    Contributed by NĂ©lio (2058) on Jul 08, 2005.