By A. J. Mako
Do you have what it takes to face the Black Knight?
“The Black Knight” is an interactive fiction based on a scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. It was created as a means of testing a simple combat system for interactive fiction games.
The story thus far…
Arthur, son of Uther Pendragon, from the castle of Camelot, King of the Britons, defeater of the Saxons, sovereign of all England has ridden the length and breadth of the land in search of knights who will join him at the court of Camelot. He has ridden since the snows of winter covered the land, found a coconut, argued about the airspeed velocity of unladen swallows, mistook a young man for an old woman, gotten a lesson in political philosophy, and repressed a peasant. Has he now met his match?
- Z-Machine Story File (Blorb, 430KB)
- Glulx Story File (Blorb, 641KB)
- Source Text
- Play In-Browser with Quixe (link)
- Play In-Browser with Parchment (link)
The Black Knight was created with Inform and has IFID 858751A5-20A4-4B5A-972A-353EE33475AD.