Dunzhin (Warriors of Ras vol. I)
by Med Systems / Screenplay
(Screenplay notched box with Xeroxed back cover)
Screenplay's "Warriors of RAS" series sends players through a series of
overhead-view dungeon layouts traversed with mostly one-word commands.
Gameplay is largely RPG-based, incorporating monster-slaying and experience
points. Dunzhin is #1 in the series. (#2 is
Kaiv, #3 is
The Wylde, #4 is
All were programmed by Randall Don Masteller.
The Apple and Atari versions were released later: The docs only contain
loading instructions for TRS-80, but there's a loose addendum for the
other systems. The docs for all four are virtually identical, as is the
gameplay. Masteller wrote his own programming language specifically for
I've got two different box variations, both two-piecers but one with small
semicircular notches on either side of the top box piece, in the center.
(My copy of The
Insitute is also like this.) The bottom box piece has the game
description on a glued-on piece of white paper. More recently, I've acquired
a version without the notches, and a genuine back cover.
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