A downloadable game for Windows

A roguelike game written in QuickBASIC (and exported using QB64) over the course of 7 1-hour sprints.

Collect as much treasure as you can before the Gloom inevitably overtakes you.

Original Twitter thread:  https://twitter.com/zapjackson/status/1015367087508746240

Published 75 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Rating
(1)
Authorjick
GenreStrategy
Tags2D, ascii, High Score, Roguelike, Turn-based

Install instructions

Unzip onto a 5.25" floppy disk and run the executable.

Download

Download
the_encroaching_gloom.zip 450 kB
Download
the_encroaching_gloom_for_dosbox.zip 42 kB

Comments

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Nice work on this game, I added it to DOSGames.com here:

https://dosgames.com/game/the-encroaching-gloom/

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Very cool. Here it is "running" on my original 
IBM PC 5150: https://imgur.com/a/X5HApFv

Though, I might actually beat it in a footrace: https://gfycat.com/CoordinatedBronzeAntelopegroundsquirrel

Hi Jick,
According to this comment on Reddit, it appears the DOS version is missing the QuickBASIC runtime executable (BRUN45.EXE).

Cheers! :)