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Friday, August 3, 2001
Return to Dark Castle Demo Beta 5 Released
11:05 AM | Michael Eilers | Comment on this story

Zachary Black of ZSculpt Entertainment has released a new beta version of his modern updating of the black-and-white classic Dark Castle. This title in progress brings color graphics, particle special effects and many gameplay tweaks and new levels to the original Mac "platformer." The demo is a public beta of sorts which Zack is using to gather feedback on bugs, gameplay features and stability.

Here is a list of changes in this most recent beta:

Many thanks to those of you who are digging up bugs, and providing detailed explanations. It has helped me immensely in tracking them down!

Bug Fixes & Changes (beta 5)

Added the original "Great Hall" level from DC (changed to match standard gameplay)

Added the original "Black Knight 1" level from DC

Fixed graphical errors with fireplace in "Ante Room ll" level (finally!)

Fixed the auto-warp when using the return key to go to a level

More internal bug fixes

For a mixture of nostalgia and a new appreciation for this classic title, be sure and grab the demo. We recommend you read the "ReadMe" first, as the controls are somewhat more complex than most expect.

Download DC3 Beta 5 (9 MB)(.hqx)
ZSculpt Entertainment
Return to Dark Castle Web site

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