aka: Castle Excellent
Moby ID: 20354


The puzzle and platform game Castle Excellent is a sequel to The Castle. In Castle Excellent you control a prince that has to save the princess again.

To find your princess you have to explore the castle, which has 100 different rooms. Each room is a puzzle on its own as you have to avoid enemy knights, fat Tiroler men, hazardous objects and have to use objects to get to the next door. In each room you have to collect keys and items like rings and gold bars. The keys may have different colors and only opens doors with the corresponding key color.

The main difference with the original The Castle game is that the castle rooms are completely redesigned and contain many new challenges. The game play has not changed.


  • キャッスルエクセレント - Japanese spelling

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Copyright © 1984 by
Labyrinth design (迷路作成)
Packaging illustration (パッケージイラスト)
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Famicom save data support

In the original Famicom version, the game saved the player's progress provided they had either the Famicom Data Recorder, which records game data to audio cassettes, or the ASCII Turbofile, which saves game data to battery-backed RAM. Since neither of these peripherals were released outside Japan, non-Japanese versions did not support saving. However, The number of lives the player starts out with was increased from 4 to 50, among other differences.

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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by koffiepad.

PC-98, PC-88 added by Trypticon. Sharp X1 added by Infernos. Windows added by firefang9212. FM-7 added by Unicorn Lynx.

Additional contributors: Игги Друге, Michael Cassidy, Rik Hideto.

Game added December 9th, 2005. Last modified August 30th, 2023.