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Return to Dark Castle

By Super Happy Fun Fun, Inc.

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The awesome update to THE true Mac classic game! Return to Dark Castle Includes all 30 original Dark Castle and Beyond Dark Castle levels plus 50 new, action packed levels.

Dark Castle maintained a ranking in the top 5 best sellers on the Mac for 36 straight months after its original introduction.

Reintroduced by its original creator Mark Stephen Pierce and Merge Interactive. "Z-Sculpt has been lovingly crafting this version for over a decade and it has my full endorsement" (MSP)

Rediscover the fun and challenge of this true classic with gameplay that is still as rich, unique and addictive today as it was in the days of the original Mac 128K.

* Over 50 brand-new levels
* All 30 classic, re-mastered levels from Dark Castle and Beyond Dark Castle integrated into a new, extensive quest
* New Secret Rooms and Mini-games
* 25 orbs to collect
* All of the classic foes plus new monsters and bosses
* New weapons, power ups, and secret items
* Random labyrinths and mazes provide unique puzzles with each play
* Game recording and playback
* Customizable costumes
* Support for most gamepads and joysticks

In a time of magic and mythical beasts, the ominous Dark Castle glows eerily under the full moon.

For centuries, the evil Black Knight has dwelled within these walls, spreading fear over the once peaceful countryside.

All seemed hopeless until one day, a traveler from a faraway land wandered into the peasant village.

He called himself Prince Duncan, and told the townspeople he had come on a quest to vanquish the Black Knight.

Overjoyed that peace might finally be restored to their land, they cheered as Duncan set off toward the castle.

But alas, their hero never returned from his valiant quest.

Tales of his bravery were all that were spoken of Dark Castle for many years.... Until now.

A new hero has arrived, ready to face the perils of the castle and destroy the cruel Black Knight once and for all.


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Customer Reviews


"Error: Couldn't create the application's folder in Application Support"

Have contacted the developers, who have responded with [failed] advice and are working on a solution.
I will update this review with [presumably] a higher score when I can actually play the game.
UPDATE:: I reinstalled SL, changed my HD to non-case sensitive, and then upgraded to Lion. The game now works perfectly. I haven't played it much, but will alter my score appropriately.

Brings back memories

I loved this game as a kid, and was made up to find it available for modern macs, and still great fun to play. My only complaint is why couldnt you produce some higher resolution graphics? keep the same style, etc, but bump the res a bit.

Looks very blocky on my 27" display at fullscreen.

Would get 5* if it had this


I remember thinking this game was amazing when it was origonally released. Sadly I think I was better at this game when I was 10, it is very hard game. Thanks for the effort in making this.

Return to Dark Castle
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  • £9.99
  • Category: Games
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.4
  • Size: 59.8 MB
  • Language: English
  • Developer:
Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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