The Quill (BBC/Electron) - Everygamegoing.com
The Quill (1986) (BBC/Electron, Cassette) United Kingdom
 
 
Publisher: Gilsoft
Gilad Japhet | Gilsoft | Giltrole Ltd
Genre:

Genre: Utility; Write Self-Contained Machine Code Text Adventures

Cover Art Language(s): English

Machine Compatibility: BBC Model B, BBC Model B+, BBC Master 128, Acorn Electron

Release: Professionally released On Cassette (Side 1

)

Available For:
Amstrad CPC464, BBC/Electron, Commodore 64, Oric 48K/Atmos, Sinclair QL & Spectrum 48K

Compatible Emulators: BeebEm (PC (Windows))
PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS))
Model B Emulator (PC (Windows))
Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))

How To Play

A respected utility that allows you to create text only adventures which can be loaded independently.

Game Information

Original Release Date: 1st Aug 1986
Original Release Price: £12.95
Market Valuation: £2.50 (How Is This Calculated?)
Weight Boxed: 64g
Box Type: Cassette Single Plastic Clear
Author(s): Neil Fleming-Smith  

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What They Said

"An absolute godsend to people who have the imagination, but not the programming ability, to create adventures." (Read Full Review)
... Electron User
"If you have always wanted to write an adventure game, but have been put off by the programming skills required, this product is tailor-made for you." (Read Full Review)
... The Micro User

Critic Score

90%based on 2 review(s)

Where To Get It

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Download What It Contains
A digital version of The Quill suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))
A digital version of The Quill suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))
BookA digital version of The Quill suitable for BeebEm (PC (Windows)), PcBBC (PC (MS-DOS)), Model B Emulator (PC (Windows)), Elkulator 1.0 (PC (Windows))

Instructions


Introduction

Welcome to the world of Adventure...

With The Quill adventure writing system you can create an infinity of worlds in the classic adventure style.

No knowledge of programming is required to create original machine code games - this package contains all you need to start writing adventures, including a large manual which details The Quill and its use.

The Quill has received several awards for its ease of use and has been used to write many successful commercial games - even if you don't write the next number one hit, you can still have great fun writing adventures - a must for every budding adventurer!

The Quill for the BBC/Electron by Neil Fleming-Smith

The Quill is Item ID 518 in our database. Last modified on Wednesday 12th May 2021 at 07:25:59 PM.

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