This is my remake of a long forgotten 68k Mac shareware game of the same name, originally created by Robert Chancellor. I've updated the rules from AD&D to D&D5e and added some extra items.
You play as Derek Silverhand and are tasked with protecting Darkwood from Torque's approaching hordes.
Survive 10 waves of enemies to win the game!
Darkwood will fall if Derek falls in combat or the advancing hordes destroy the castle!
How to Play
Buy equipment like swords and armour from the 4 item shops.
Enter the battlefield
Enter the battlefield and engage with your target
The waves of enemies will advance position after the battle is over
Don't forget to Heal at the Temple if needed
Level up and check your stats on the Stats screen
Z/C - select
X - cancel
Arrow Buttons - control menus or move around the battlefield
Up - access Pico-8 menu from the main screen
Str - Extra Damage
Dex - Harder to Hit
Int - Extra Magic Damage
Wis - Extra XP
Cha - Reduced Shop Prices
Con - Extra HP on Level Up
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This was also one of my favourite shareware games from back in the day! Thank you for doing this!
Maybe there's a better place for bug reports, but the game crashes whenever I try to use the fire breath potion. Let me know if there's a better way that I can help.
I'm not really sure what the best way to get screenshots to you would be. I can do this:
Let me know if there's a better way for you.
Alright, in hopes of being helpful, here's a new one:
I think the context was that I was on wave 2, Level 3, I had just defeated a pair of goblins and was attempting to purchase a Cure Light from the temple.
Hm that one is less obvious what has tripped it over and I couldn't reproduce it. If it happens again maybe let me know if you went to other shops/bought items before that too.
EDIT: or perhaps it’d be easier to save a gif when it crashes. Think it’s F4 on your keyboard?
Alright, here we go! I think I've managed to recreate it.
I was on Wave 4 and had run away from a battle with an orc and a hobgoblin. I went straight to the temple and attempted a Cure Light when it bombed out. I'm wondering if maybe it's related to the prior battle having two enemies. The other stats that I can remember:
I had boosted Con, Str, Dex
Max HP: 30
I had used a fiery breath potion recently, which was a little unusual. I mostly stick to Extra Healing and Heal potions.
I'll try out the f4 thing the next time I play. I've been having great fun, by the way! I play a game every day or two and it's been great fun! Not to mention, a lot more stable recently. Thanks again for your work!
@deadmeat thanks that’s some good details and I’ll spend some time trying to track it down. Do you use the save/load functionality while playing? Was this the first game in a session or had you died/started again in the same instance of the game?
Also I’m glad you’re enjoying it! Spent a fair bit of time building this up mainly for my own entertainment but it’s great to hear someone else is getting some fun out of it!
@deadmeat I figured out how to reproduce it. Buy more potions than the items in a menu list (ie 4 or more for the temple), use one of the potions in a battle greater than or equal to that number, run from battle and open the menu, the game will crash. I’m not properly resetting the list position I reuse in menus when running from a battle and it’s trying to highlight a menu option that doesn’t exist.
I’ll work on a fix tonight.
EDIT: Uploaded a new version of the cart with the fix. It was just a one line change in the end 👍
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