Index: if-archive/programming/quill

This directory contains files relating to The Quill, a text adventure authoring system originally written for the ZX Spectrum, and also its successor system PAWS (Professional Adventure Writing System).

Also in this directory are files for WinPaw by Douglas Harter. WinPaw is a Windows version of PAWS. Version 6.0 has graphics, non-graphics, character set, and non-character set modes and plays Quill games.


12 Items

paw.zip [08-Sep-2003]
The PC Adventure Writer (PAW), by Graeme Yeandle, the author of both The Quill and PAW. Archive includes the compiler v2.05 and the interpreter v2.3, as well as sample games.
pawgr.zip [15-Sep-2010]
An extractor for the graphics in PAW games saved as Spectrum emulator snapshots. Version 0.9, by Jose Luis Cebrian Pague. Archive includes MS-DOS executable and source code.
unpaws.zip [27-Aug-2007]
UnPAWS takes snapshot files (.SNA, .SP, .Z80) of Spectrum games written with PAWS, and produces text listings of the game database. Version 2.11, written by Carlos Sanchez and Jose Luis Cebrian, and then updated by Alexander Katz and German Gonzalez. Includes MS-DOS and Win32 executables and Pascal source code. [file is linked to solutions/tools/unpaws.zip]
unquill-sharp.zip [09-Dec-2002]
UnQuill, by John Elliott, ported to the Sharp Wizard by Staffan Vilcans.
unquill.lha [20-Dec-1999]
UnQuill v0.6 (30nov99), by John Elliott, ported to the Amiga by Miron Schmidt.
unquill.zip [04-May-2012]
UnQuill v0.8.7, by John Elliott. Reads a snapshot (Spectrum, Commodore and CPC formats are supported) of an adventure game written with the Quill, and can:
  Output textual listings of the game's data tables;
  Output Inform source code for the game;
  Output a Z-code version of the game;
  Run the game without an emulator.
  C source code, CP/M and DOS executables, plus documentation. [file is linked to emulators/spectrum/unquill.zip and solutions/tools/unquill.zip]
WinPawEng.zip [12-Aug-2006]
WinPaw 6.0 Engine by Douglas Harter, which is used to play the games.
WinPawIDE.zip [12-Aug-2006]
WinPaw 6.0 IDE by Douglas Harter. Archive contains the Interactive Development Editor (IDE), which is used to create games.
winquill-engine.zip [04-Sep-2000]
WinQuill, a port of the classic Quill authoring system to Windows, Release Candidate 1, by Nigel Arnold. This archive contains the engine for playing WinQuill games.
winquill-ide.zip [05-Sep-2000]
WinQuill, a port of the classic Quill authoring system to Windows, Release Candidate 1, by Nigel Arnold. This archive contains the IDE for writing WinQuill games.
WPEngUpdate.zip [12-Aug-2006]
An update for any prior version of the WinPaw Engine to 6.0. WinPaw Engine of less than 5.0 must be installed before this update.
WPIDEUpdate.zip [12-Aug-2006]
An update for any prior version of the WinPaw IDE to 6.0. WinPaw IDE of less than 5.0 must be installed before this update.