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Description

In the puzzle and platform game The Castle the player controls a prince that has to save the princess. To find his princess he must explore the castle, which has a hundred different rooms. Each room is a puzzle on its own as the prince must avoid enemy knights, fat Tiroler men, hazardous objects and has to use objects to get to the next door. In each room the prince has to collect keys and items, such as rings, gold bars and bottles. The bottles will give the prince an additional life. The keys may have different colors and only opens doors with the corresponding key color.


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The Castle Sharp X1 Power Light grants me a temporary period of invulnerability
The Castle Sharp X1 Spikes galore
The Castle Sharp X1 Meet the toughest and most annoying enemy in the game - flame. They constantly chase you around the room
The Castle Sharp X1 Lots of brick pushing needed to get that pulley to connect to the rope

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Castle and Princess." -- FM-7 / PC-88 / PC-98 / Sharp X1 in-game title

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Is the MSX release year correct?? 3 djindio (1607)
Nov 25, 2012

Trivia

Keys

More keys and lives can be collected than what is shown in the HUD.

Here is Important key combinations to complete the game (from the Japanese manual):
Pressing 1 and 2 key simultaneously in Game Over screen allow to continue game. Pressing 1 and 2 simultaneously for 4 seconds in gameplay restarts room and returns all lost puzzle objects and drops one life.
Infernos (37981) added The Castle (Sharp X1) on Apr 06, 2014
Other platforms contributed by Trypticon (11037), djindio (1607), Infernos (37981), firefang9212 (77577), koffiepad (10503) and Unicorn Lynx (181419)
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