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Relive the glory days of floppy disks, dot-matrix printers and 128K RAM with this collection of party games inspired by the text-adventures of the 1980s.

As the parser, you’ll take on the role of a computer game with a limited vocabulary. One by one, the players will give you commands like GO NORTH, LIGHT LAMP or GET SWORD, which you’ll follow to the best of your ability.

There’s no limit to the number of people that can play and no limit to the fun you’ll have. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to unplug from your computer and plug into Parsely!

This full-color, fully interactive PDF allows for easy navigation while playing.

Featuring a foreword by Wizards of the Coast founder, Peter Adkison.

Contains the following revised and updated Parsely games:

  • Action Castle
  • Action Castle II: Return to Action Castle
  • Blackboard Jungle
  • Flaming Goat!
  • Jungle Adventure
  • Pumpkin Town
  • Six-Gun Showdown
  • Space Station
  • Spooky Manor
  • Z-Ward

Also includes two brand-new games, never-before released!

  • Action Castle III: Beneath Action Castle
  • Dangertown Beatdown


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Nancy H March 18, 2020 6:35 pm UTC
Need something different to play with friends? Need something different to run at a game convention? This is it! I have run Action Castle I, II and II (plus a couple of others) at our local conventions and gamers love it and come back for more.
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Jared S March 25, 2020 12:19 am UTC
Thanks, Nancy! Big Action Castle news in the next month or so, so keep an eye out for it!
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Dusey V September 11, 2018 4:24 pm UTC
This looks awesome! However, is there any way to get the original try-fold versions still? It looks like they've been removed, and while I plan on getting this, I had the tri-folds in my wishlist for a while and was planning on get them as well. (Easy to keep a copy in bag for impromptu games. :)
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Jared S October 05, 2018 1:04 pm UTC
Hi, Michael.

No plans to bring back the tri-fold version. It's not big enough to support the latest games in the collection and they're hideously expensive to produce in the quantities I need.
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