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Ý;_ Do you follow him?^ ;[Þ~ Ý^$ Þ~ Ý^ es or o ?^
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Ý^$ Þ~Û^$ÜÛ;~;[Û^$ßÛ~Ý;_ You are lead into a deserted alley ;[Þ~Ý;_ and you are hit on the head from ;[Þ~Ý;_ behind. As you begin to pass into ;[Þ~ Ý;_ unconsciousness, you see many men ;[Þ~
Ý;_ closing in on you with their blades;[Þ~ Ý;_ drawn.^ ;[Þ~ Ý^ YOU HAVE BEEN ASSASSINATED!^ Þ~
Ý;_^ ^ ;[Þ~Û^$ÜÛ;~;[Û^$ßÛ~Ý;_ You are lead into a deserted alley ;[Þ~Ý;_ and you are blindfolded. After 15 ;[Þ~Ý;_ minutes of travel, the blindfold ;[Þ~ Ý;_ is removed and you find yourself ;[Þ~
Ý;_ standing before a huge building. ;[Þ~ Ý^$ Þ~ Ý You follow the dark man inside... Þ~
Ý;_^ ^ ;[Þ~Û^$ÜÛ;~;[Û^$ßÛ~Ý;Y ASSASSIN TARGET:^ ;[Þ~Ý^$ Þ~Ý;_ <1> Acolyte Assassin^ ;[Þ~ Ý;_ <2> Assassin^ ;[Þ~
Ý;_ <3> Master Assassin^ ;[Þ~ Ý;_ <4> Supreme Assassin^ ;[Þ~ Ý^$ Þ~
Ý^$ Þ~Û^$ÜÛ;~;[Û^$ßÛ~Ý^$ Þ~Ý;_ You are blindfolded and then led ;[Þ~Ý;_ back to the TAVERN...^ ;[Þ~ Ý^$ Þ~
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Ý;_^ ^ ;[Þ~Û^$ÜÛ;~;[Û^"ßÛ~Ý;^WEAPONSMITH ;[looks at you and says,Þ~ Ý ;Y"I am not here to give away my ;[Þ~
Ý ;Ywares. Come Back when you have ;[Þ~ Ý ;Ymore money!"^ ;[Þ~ Û^"ÄÛ~
Ý^ <;^Press any Key to Continue;[> Þ~Û^"ÜÛ;~;[Û^"ßÛ~Ý;^WEAPONSMITH ;[looks at you and says,Þ~ Ý ;Y"Get serious... I refuse to pay ;[Þ~
Ý ;Yany more for that! You can go ;[Þ~ Ý ;Yto HELL, you thief!"^ ;[Þ~ Û^"ÄÛ~
Ý^ <;^Press any Key to Continue;[> Þ~Û^"ÜÛ;~;OÚ^NÄ¿~³;K^ WH^OPS!^% ;O³~³^N ;O³~³ You previously used a different ;IPIT TERMINAL INTERFACE ;Oon this BBS. In order ;O³~³ to run this program you will have to get the SYSOP to delete your game^ ;O³~³ account on this BBS. Or use the ;IPIT TERMINAL INTERFACE ;Oyou used before...^ ;O³~À^NÄÙ;~;OÚ^NÄ¿~³;K^ WARNING...!^% ;O³~³^N ;O³~³ Someone is running a ;KPIRATED;O copy of the;I PIT TERMINAL INTERFACE;O. If you are ³~³ the registered owner, and have read the DOCS then you would know that no two ³~³ people can run the same interface on the same BBS. You obviously gave a copy ³~³ to a friend and they have already locked your TERMINAL user number into their³~³ account. The only way to correct this is to have the SYSOP delete their game ³~ ³ account.^E ³~
³^N ³~ ³ If you are the offensive ;KPIRATE;O then I am disappointed in you. This is such ³~ ³ an inexpensive utility that you should be ashamed of yourself for trying to ³~
³ ;ISTEAL;O it. Do the right thing and order your copy today...^ ³~À^NÄÙ;~;[Û^"ßÛ~Ý ;^SHADOWWIND;[ cackles and yells at Þ~Ý a ;YTROLL;[, now visible in a back Þ~Ý room. "Bring the ;YSAW;[... I got^ Þ~ Ý some more parts for the ;YEVIL;[^ Þ~
Ý ;YWIZARD;[!" The ;YTROLL;[ promptly cuts Þ~ Ý your hands off and grins at you Þ~ Ý as you die an agonizing death! Þ~
Û^"ÄÛ~Ý^ <;^Press any Key to Continue;[> Þ~Û^"ÜÛ;~;KÛ^+ßÛ~Ý^ ;OYOU NEED TO UPGRADE TO V3.0^ ;KÞ~Û^+þÛ~Ý ;IYour TERM is designed to run on a system ;KÞ~Ý ;Ithat is running Version 3.0 of THE PIT. ;KÞ~Ý ;IIf you need to upgrade to a newer version ;KÞ~ Ý ;Iof the TERM please feel free to take^ ;KÞ~
Ý ;Iadvantage of our free upgrade offer.^ ;KÞ~ Ý^+ Þ~ Ý ;IFor more details call:^ ;KÞ~
Ý^+ Þ~Ý^
Midas Touch Software^
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(Voice) (806)796-1781^ Þ~Ý^ Monday - Friday^ Þ~Ý^ 10AM-7PM Central^ Þ~Ý^+ Þ~Ý^ ;N^ ;KÞ~Û^+ÜÛ;~);k^
ßÝ;o ONE ARM BANDIT ;kÞ^ ß;~);+^' ;~);+ SEQUENCE ³ PAYS ;ÚÄÄÄÂÂÄÄÄÂÂÄÄÄ¿;+^ ;~);+ ^ ÄÅ^Ä ;³;~ ;³³;~ ;³³;~ ;³;KÚ¿;+ ;~);+ ;KBAR;+ ;KBAR;+ ;KBAR;+³(25-1) ;³;~ ;³³;~ ;³³;~ ;³;K³³;+ ;~);+ ;K 7 ;+ ;K 7 ;+ ;K 7 ;+³(20-1) ;³;~ ;³³;~ ;³³;~ ;³;K³³;+ ;~);+ ;q  ;+ ;q  ;+ ;q  ;+³(15-1) ;ÃÄÄÄÁÁÄÄÄÁÁÄÄÄÅ;KÙ³;+ ;~);+ ;~ ? ;+ ;~ ? ;+ ;~ ? ;+³(10-1) ;³ B A N D I T Ã;KÄÙ;+ ;~ );+ ;KBAR;+ ;KBAR;+ ;~ ? ;+³( 5-1) ;ÀÂ^ ÄÂÙ;+^ ;~
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Ý;N^ WINS^ LOSSES^
;GÞ~ Ý;N WIN RATIO^ ;GÞ~ Ý;NGOLD IN HAND^ ;GÞ~
Ý;NGOLD IN BANK^ ;GÞ~Û^%ÜÛ;~ ;[Û^#ßÛ~
Ý;^ The little old man cackles evily ;[Þ~ Ý;^ and disappears in a puff of smoke.;[Þ~ Ý ^ Þ~
Û^#ÜÛ;~;^Í C H A T M O D E ^Í;~;^PÍ;~;[Û^&ßÛ~Ý;^ The Clerk at the Arena door eyes you ;[Þ~Ý;^ suspiciously. But when no one else ;[Þ~Ý;^ is around he speaks...^ ;[Þ~ Ý^& Þ~
Ý;^ "So you want to know about another ;[Þ~ Ý;^ contestant eh? Well that will cost ;[Þ~ Ý;^ you ;[^ ;^gold pieces."^
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<;_R;[>efuse^ Þ~Û^&ÜÛ;~);k^ßÝ;o CRAPS ;kÞ^ß;~);+^' ;~);+^ ;p o o ;+^ ;p o o ;+^ ;~);+^ ;p o o ;+^ ;p o o ;+^ ;~);+^ ;p o o ;+^ ;p o o ;+^ ;~);+^' ;~);+ A "natural" roll of 7 or 11 on first ;~);+ roll wins. Roll an initial 2, 3, or ;~ );+ 12 and you "crap out." Otherwise roll ;~
);+ your "point" again before 7 and win. ;~ );+^' ;~ );^' ;~
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POINT:^ ;~);K Your Bet:^ gp.^ Bets Left:^ ;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
Ý;^ You cannot fight DEAD people. ;[Þ~ Ý;^ Try again... ;Y^ ;[ Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
Ý;^ Its a DEAD person, why bother?;[Þ~ Ý;^ Try again... ;Y^ ;[ Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
Ý;^ He's dead! We should not waste;[Þ~ Ý;^ our time!^ ;Y^ ;[ Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~$;[Û^)ßÛ~$Ý;_^ YOU HAVE DEFEATED AN OPPONENT!^ ;[Þ~$Û^)ÄÛ~$Ý^) Þ~$Ý^) Þ~$Ý^) Þ~$Ý^) Þ~$Ý^) Þ~ $Ý^) Þ~
$Û^)ÄÛ~ $Ý^ <;^Press any Key to Continue;[>^ Þ~ $Û^)ÜÛ;~;Û^JßÛ~;Ý;^ A N S I P I T T E R M I N A L D E M O^ ;Þ~;Û^JÜÛ~;KÝ^JÄÞ~Ý^ To order with your MC, VISA or DISCOVER card please call:^ Þ~Ý^ ;NVOICE NO:(806)796-1781 [MON-FRI 10AM-7PM CST]^ ;KÞ~Ý^ ;N BBS NO:(806)797-2239 [Register 24hours/Day]^ ;KÞ~Ý To order with a Check/MO please fill out REGISTER.DOC and mail it along Þ~ Ý with ;O$10.00 ;Kto:^ ;NMIDAS TOUCH SOFTWARE^ ;KÞ~
Ý^ ;N 5701 Slide Rd., Ste C239^ ;KÞ~ Ý^ ;NLubbock, Texas 79414^ ;KÞ~ Ý^J Þ~
Ý The TOTAL PRICE for the ANSI TERM is ;O$10.00 ;I- this includes shipping. ;KÞ~Ý^JÄÞ~; ^Lß;~(;kÛ^'ßÛ~(Ý^' Þ~(Ý;^ É^ÍÑ^ ÍÑ^Í»^ ;kÞ~(Ý;^ º ÚÄÄÄ¿ ³^° ^°³ ÚÄÄÄ¿ º^ ;kÞ~(Ý;^ º ÀÄÄÄÙ À^ ÄÙ ÀÄÄÄÙ º^ ;kÞ~(Ý;^ º^ º^ ;kÞ~(Ý;^ º ÚÄÄÄ¿^ ÚÄÄÄ¿ Ú^Ä¿ º^ ;kÞ~(Ý;^ º ÀÄÄÄÙ^ ÀÄÄÄÙ À^ÄÙ º^ ;kÞ~ (Ý;^ º^ º^ ;kÞ~
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Ý;^ Player is currently in battle.;[Þ~ Ý;^ Try again... ;Y^ ;[ Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~;Ú^HÄ¿~³ A fog rolls over the ARENA floor as a beam of light focuses on you.^ ³~³ A loud, low voice speaks as you block the blinding light with your arm.³~³ "You HUNG UP while taking part in combat. For this grave offense you ³~³ are to be punished! You lose the following things for this injustice:" ³~À^HÄÙ;~;O^ LOG OF TODAYS BATTLES^ ;~;DATE:^K ;~);[Û^"ßÛ~)Ý^ ;_YOU HAVE BEEN DEFEATED!;[^ Þ~)Ý^" Þ~)Ý Your ;^OPPONENT;[ waves to the crowd Þ~)Ý in triumph. One person in the^ Þ~)Ý stands yells, "LOSER!" at you... Þ~ )Ý^" Þ~
)Ý ;_The Healers begin chanting as ;[ Þ~ )Ý ;_the seriousness of your wounds ;[ Þ~ )Ý ;_cause you to go unconscious...;[ Þ~
)Ý ;^;[^ Þ~)Û^"ÜÛ;~;;ÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍÄÍ~4; THE PIT V3.53~4; ^
Ä~,; Copyright (c) 1990-92 MTS, Inc.~+;Coded and written by James R. Berry~ /;M.T.S.- BBS (806)797-2239~
/;M.T.S.- VOICE (806)796-1781;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
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<+> Put Gold in Bank~<*> Visit Healer^ hallenge/View Contestant <-> Take Gold from Bank~avern^ og of Battles^ Change Options~agic Shop^ uicide (Kill Self)^ nstructions~
rena (THE PIT)^ Multiline Chat/Combat edraw Screen;~ ; Choose an Opponent:~rainees^ Humanoid Monsters ³ <+> Deposit Gold in Bank~arriors^ reatures^ ³ <-> Withdraw Gold from Bank~eterans^ ndead Monsters^ ³ Change Options~lven Warriors andom Encounters^ ³ <*> VISIT HEALER~eroes^
Elementals^ ³~orcerors^ orse Gods^ ³ nstructions;~7; Ú^ÄÂ^ÄÂ^Ä¿~7³ NW(7)³ N(8) ³ NE(9)³~7Ã^ÄÅ^ÄÅ^Ä´~$Directional Keys: ³ W(4)³PASS(5)³ E(6)³~7Ã^ÄÅ^ÄÅ^Ä´~7³ SW(1)³ S(2) ³ SE(3)³~7À^ÄÁ^ÄÁ^ÄÙ;~; Buy Hand Weapon Sell Hand Weapon <+> Deposit gold in Bank~ Buy Ranged Weapon Sell Ranged Weapon <-> Withdraw Gold from Bank~

Buy Projectiles Sell Armor^ nstructions~ Buy Armor;~*; ³; >^# ; ³~uy Item^ Change Selection: ³^% ³~aggle Price^ ³^% ³~ <8> Up^ ³^% ³~nstructions^
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;[ 2 gp.]^ ; ip the Bartender ;[1 gp.]; ~ <3> Wine^ ;[ 5 gp.]^ ; <+> Deposit Gold in Bank~ <4> Devil's Brew ;[10 gp.]^ ; <-> Withdraw Gold from Bank;~; op of List^

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ull Lever;~; Type in the RANK of the player that you would~like to challenge. Enter a "0" to CANCEL.~%Ú^Ä¿~%³^ ³~%À^ÄÙ;~; Type in the RANK of the player that you would~like to examine. Enter a "0" to CANCEL.~%Ú^Ä¿~%³^ ³~%À^ÄÙ;~ ; uy Magic Item^ dentify Magic Item~ ell Magic Item~ View Hand Weapon^
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revious Page~ottom of List^ ext Page~!ssassinate~; Type in the RANK of the player that you would~like to assassinate. Enter a "0" to CANCEL.~%Ú^Ä¿~%³^ ³~%À^ÄÙ;~;KÛ^0ßÛ~Ý^ ;OTHE PIT - MULTILINE FUNCTIONS^ ;KÞ~Û^0ÄÛ~Ý ;IMultiline functions like chat and internode ;KÞ~ Ý ;Icombat will be available in V4.0 of THE PIT. ;KÞ~
Ý ;IIt should be available in DECEMBER 1992.^ ;KÞ~ Ý ;IPlease call MIDAS TOUCH SOFWARE for more^ ;KÞ~ Ý ;Idetails:^& ;KÞ~
Ý^0 Þ~Ý^ Midas Touch Software (Voice)^ Þ~Ý^ (806)796-1781^ Þ~Ý^ Monday-Friday 10AM-7PM Central^ Þ~Ý^0 Þ~Ý^
;N^ ;KÞ~Û^0ÜÛ;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
Ý;^ Player is ONLINE. Fight them ;[Þ~ Ý;^ in Multiline Chat mode.;[Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
Ý;^ That player does not exist. ;[Þ~ Ý;^ Try again... ;Y^ ;[Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
Ý;^ That player does not exist. ;[Þ~ Ý;^ Try again... ;Y^ ;[Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
Ý;^ That player does not exist. ;[Þ~ Ý;^ Try again... ;Y^ ;[Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~; PLEASE TURN ON YOUR NUMBER LOCK KEY!~ ;This game uses the numbers on the keypad~ ;to move and to represent directions.~
;Please keep it on while playing this game.;~
;KÛ^ßÝ;O OPTIONS ;KÞ^ßÛ~
Ý ;IALIAS^ :^% ;KÞ~
Ý ;IATTACK PHRASE:^% ;KÞ~
Ý ;ILOSING PHRASE:^% ;KÞ~
Ý ;IWant a status window to appear after a win?^ ;KÞ~
Ý ;IWhat kind of monitor?^ ;KÞ~
Ý ;IWant to be in expert mode?^ ;KÞ~
Ý ;ICan terminal program play BBS music?^ ;KÞ~
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ßÝ;o 5-STUD POKER ;kÞ^
ß;~);+^' ;~);+ Royal Flush^ (75-1) Flush^ (8-1);~);+ Straight Flush (50-1) Straight (5-1);~);+ 4 of a kind^ (25-1) 3 of a kind(3-1);~);+ Full House^ (10-1) Two Pair (2-1);~);+^ One Pair (1-1)^
;~);+^' ;~ );+^ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+^ ;~
);+^ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+^ ;~ );+^ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+ ;G°°°;+^ ;~ );+^' ;~
);^' ;~);K Your Bet:^ gp.^ Bets Left:^ ;~;[Û^ßÛ~Ý The ;^WEAPONSMITH;[ looks at youÞ~Ý with a gleam in his eye... Þ~ Ý I offer^
for the Þ~
Ý^ Þ~ Û^ÄÛ~ Ý <;^A;[>;_ccept ;[<;^H;[>;_aggle ;[<;^R;[>;_efuse;[ Þ~
Û^ÜÛ;~;NÚ^IÄ¿~³;K^ ATTENTION!^! ;N³~³^I ;N³~³;O Please activate your ;IEGA;O or ;IANSI TERMINAL INTERFACE;O at this time if you ;N³~³;O wish to use it. Otherwise press the ;K ;Okey to continue.^ ;N³~À^IÄÙ;~;Ú^IÄ¿~³;^
Please wait... Your terminal is being initialized.^ ;³~ À^IÄÙ;~;I am sorry, but you are playing the UNREGISTERED version of THE PIT~and you cannot play higher than 8th level. If your SysOp would register~this program then you could play from 1st to 500th level.~We feel that a $20.00 registration fee is a small sum to ask for this~game. It was certainly fun to write up, but we have got to make money or we~can't justify writing more of them. So tell your SYSOP to register TODAY!;~;Ú^NÄ¿~³^N ³~Æ^N͵~³^N ³~³^N ³~³^N ³~À^NÄÙ;~;[Û^#ßÛ~Ý;^ An old man dressed in a wizards ;[Þ~Ý;^ robe walks up to you and says,^ ;[Þ~ Ý;_ "Hey MAC, I got a deal for ya... ;[Þ~
Ý;_ I'll trade ya this^ ;[Þ~ Ý;_ for yours and^ ;[Þ~ Ý;^ Claims it is^ ;[Þ~
Û^#ÄÛ~Ý <;_A;[>ccept^ <;_R;[>efuse^ Þ~Û^#ÜÛ;~;[Û^$ßÛ~Ý;^ You take a swig of wine and your ;[Þ~Ý;^ eyes glaze over. You fall to the ;[Þ~Ý;^ ground unconscious^.^
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Ý;^ Later, you awaken outside of the ;[Þ~ Ý ;YTAVERN ;^left with only your loin^ ;[Þ~ Ý;^ cloth and an empty money purse... ;[Þ~
^ Þ~Û^$ÜÛ;~*;[Û^"ßÛ~*Ý ;_YOUR OPPONENT HAS RETREATED! ;[Þ~*Û^"ÄÛ~*Ý^" Þ~*Ý^" Þ~*Û^"ÄÛ~ *Ý^ <;^Press any Key to Continue;[> Þ~
*Û^"ÜÛ;~;[Û^%ßÛ~Ý;K^% ;[Þ~Ý;^ HAND WEAPON^ ;[Þ~Ý;^RANGE WEAPON^ ;[Þ~ Ý;^^ ARMOR^ ;[Þ~
Ý;^^ WINS^ LOSSES^
;[Þ~ Ý;^ WIN RATIO^ ;[Þ~ Ý;^GOLD IN HAND^ ;[Þ~
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ßÝ;o ROULETTE ;kÞ^ß;~);+^' ;~);+^ ;Ú^¿;+^ Pick a Number and^ ;~);+ ;ÚÂÅ; ;Å; ;Å; ;Å¿;+ either Odd or Even. ;~);+ ;ÚÂÅ; ;^Å; ;Å¿;+ If you spin the wheel ;~);+ ;Ã; ;^Å; ;^Å;þ;´;+ and the number matches;~);+ ;ÀÁÅ; ;^Å; ;ÅÁÙ;+ your criteria you win.;~);+ ;ÀÁÅ; ;Å; ;Å; ;ÅÁÙ;+ Notice that a roll of ;~ );+^ ;À^ÁÙ;+^ 0 is a House win.^ ;~
);+^ ; ;+^ ;~ );^' ;~ );^ NUMBER PICKED^
(Pays 25-1) ;~
);^ ODD/EVEN PICK ODD EVEN (Pays 1-1) ;~);K Your Bet:^ gp.^ Bets Left: 12 ;~;"Well thanks!", says the Bartender with a grin on his face. "I guess you might~do with a word of advice. When fighting at lower levels only fight Trainees,~Warriors and Humanoid Monsters!"~;~;"Well thanks!", says the Bartender with a grin on his face. "I guess you might~do with a word of advice. When fighting HEROES, avoid ELRIC and YRKOON. Their~swords cause massive level draining!"~;~;"Well thanks!", says the Bartender with a grin on his face. "I guess you might~do with a word of advice. Avoid fighting UNDEAD. Most of them drain levels or~paralyze you. And they carry very poor weapons if any at all!"~;~;"Well thanks!", says the Bartender with a grin on his face. "I guess you might~do with a word of advice. The most HAGGLES that the salesman in the WEAPON\ARMS~SHOP will ever allow is three!"~;~;"Well thanks!", says the Bartender with a grin on his face. "I guess you might~do with a word of advice. At lower levels you will succeed in battle more often~if you use the RANGE weapon more often!"~;~;"Well thanks!", says the Bartender with a grin on his face. "I guess you might~do with a word of advice. Watch how much you drink. It might end up costing you~your life!"~;~;"Well thanks!", says the Bartender with a grin on his face. "I guess you might~do with a word of advice. Do not always trust the magic salesman in this Tavern~he is a known cheat and would sell his mother to the highest bidder!"~;~;"Well thanks!", says the Bartender with a grin on his face. "I guess you might~do with a word of advice. When fighting you can only BEG FOR MERCY when you~have not yet attacked"~;~;KÛ^"ßÛ~Ý^ ;OSELL MAGICAL ITEM^ ;KÞ~ Û^"ÄÛ~
Ý ;IThe Shopkeeper examines the^ ;KÞ~ Ý ;I^ ;KÞ~ Ý ;I^
gold pieces for it. ;KÞ~
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;Nttack with Hand Weapon ;GÞ~Ý^! º^ ³Ý ;K;Nire Range Weapon^ ;GÞ~Ý^! º^ ³Ý ;K<1..9>;N Move Opponent^ ;GÞ~Ý^! º^ ³Ý ;K;Nomment to player^ ;GÞ~Ý^! º^ ³Ý ;K<[]>;N Move Select Bar^ ;GÞ~Ý^! º^ ³Ý ;K;N Toggle Control;GÞ~Ý^! º^ ³Ý ;K;N Cancel SysOp Play^ ;GÞ~ÛÜÜ ;K<[>;N Move Up ;K<]>;N Move Dn ;G^ÜÛ^ÜÛÛ^ÜÛ;~(;kÛ^'ßÛ~(Ý^' Þ~(Ý;É^ÍÑ^ÍÑ^Í»;kÞ~(Ý;º ÚÄÄÄ¿³^ ° ^
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Dê;~;O^P ;~;³; RANK ;³; NAME^ ;³; WINS ;³; LOSSES ;³; STATUS ;³;~; ^KÄ~A thunderous clap of lightning roars across the countryside. And a~loud booming voice speaks...~ "You are no longer MORTAL!. You have reached the pinnacle of~
bravery and we IMMORTALS grant you our status!"~You are whisked up into the sky where you pass through a cloud.~ Shortly thereafter, you find yourself seated among the IMMORTALS...~
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Ý;^ You cannot challenge yourself ;[Þ~ Ý;^ dummy! Try again... ;Y ;[Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
Ý;^ Why would you examine yourself;[Þ~ Ý;^ dummy! Try again... ;Y ;[Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~ ;[Û^ßÛ~
Ý;^ Assassinate yourself? Are you ;[Þ~ Ý;^ that stupid...?^ ;Y ;[Þ~ Û^ÜÛ;~;Game Introduction~^-~A tournament was created in REGAL CITY with in the last year to entertain~its citizens. The tournament challenged all comers far and wide to venture~there and challenge the minions of THE PIT to a contest of arms. As time~ passed many of your comrades entered that city and came back as either~
incredibly rich or worm food.~ Your village lay two hundred miles south of that great city. And when a~ drought destroyed any chance your family had for survival, you decided to try~
your luck in THE PIT. Wearing your loin cloth and armed with only your hands;~;and your wits, you set off.~Along the way you worked for many landlords as both farm hand and servant.~These wages and your own force of will took you into the REGAL CITY^.~Now with your wages and a daily salary from the PIT MASTERS, you can arm~yourself for battle. And perhaps when your skill betters your boasts, you~will rise to the ranks of IMMORTAL...;~";MAIN MENU~"^ -~ Weapon/Arms Shop: This command places you in the Weapon/Arms Shop (See~Weapons/Arms Shop). This is where you can buy or sell~items that are necessary for survival in this game.~
 Healing Shop:^ This command places you in the Healing Shop (See~ Healing Shop). When your health has fallen to near~ death, the Healer may be your only chance. But as you~
well know doctors do not work for free.;~;
Arena (THE PIT): This command places you in the ARENA (See Arena). In~there you can challenge the minions of THE PIT to do~battle.~ Log of Battles: This command places you into the Log of Battles area.~(See Log of Battles) In here you can view the complete~ log of battles for today or yesterday.~  Challenge another player: This command places you in the Challenge~ another player area (See Challenge another Player). In~
there you can select another user to do battle with.;~; Instructions:^ This command clears the top portion of the screen and~places instruction for the current section in that~area. Instructions can then be paged through up or~down.~<+> Deposit gold in Bank: This command pops up an input window. Then you can~ either select to place all of your money into the bank,~
or just some of it.~ <-> Extract gold from Bank: This command pops up an input window. Then you~
can either select to take all of your money out of the;~;bank, or just some of it.~ Change Options: This command pops up an input window. Within it, you~can change most of your settings to those that you~desire. The settings that can be changed are:~o Attack Phrase~ o Losing Phrase~
o Status Window - This is a window that can appear when~ you have won a battle. It shows what weapons/arms~ you have found, how much gold you have found, how~
much your score increased, and how many levels, if;~;any, you have gained. This defaults as OFF due to~the slow down for remote players.~o Monitor - This is listed as either COLOR or MONOCHROME.~o Expert Mode - This defaults as OFF, but if you believe~that you have mastered the menus, you can set expert~mode as ON. You can always get the menu to appear by~pressing the '?' key anyway.~ o BBS Music - This game uses BBS music to make sounds.~
Any terminal that can play it (QMODEM, TELIX, ect.)~ can be used to hear the music.;~;WEAPONS/ARMS SHOP~^-~__~ Buy Hand Weapons^ | These commands place you in the buy menu area.~ Buy Ranged Weapons |__ (See Buy Menu) You can then select an item to~

Buy Projectiles^ | buy or haggle.~ Buy Armor^
__|~ __~
 Sell Hand Weapon^ | These commands pop up a window in which you can~  Sell Ranged Weapon |-- sell an item or haggle until the selling price~  Sell Armor^ __| is acceptable.;~; Instructions:^ This command clears the top portion of the screen and~places instruction for the current section in that~area. Instructions can then be paged through up or~down.~<+> Deposit gold in Bank: This command pops up an input window. Then you can~either select to place all of your money into the bank,~or just some of it.~
<-> Extract gold from Bank: This command pops up an input window. Then you~ can either select to take all of your money out of the~ bank, or just some of it.;~#;BUY MENU~#^-~How to select and item: You select and item by pressing your <8> key to move~up through the list or your <2> key to move down through the list.~  Buy an Item:^ This command will allow you to buy the selected item,~
provided of course that you have enough gold to do so.~  Haggle an item: This command allows you to haggle with the salesman~
until the price of an item is dropped. Notice however,;~;that it is not always an easy thing to accomplish. And~you may just end up making the salesman mad.~ Instructions:^ This command clears the top portion of the screen and~places instruction for the current section in that~area. Instructions can then be paged through up or~down.;~!;HEALING SHOP~!^ -~
All wounds:^ This command will result in all of you wounds being~healed. Provided of course that you have enough gold to~pay for it.~  Some wounds:^ This command will result in an input space appearing at~
the top of the INTEREST BOX (Upper right corner of~ screen). The maximum number of health you can afford to~ cure is shown. You can input that number or less.;~;

Poison Cured:^ If you have the gold to afford it, this command will~cure you of poisoning.~ Disease Cured:^ If you can afford it, this command will cure you of~disease.~ Instructions:^ This command clears the top portion of the screen and~places instruction for the current section in that~ area. Instructions can then be paged through up or~
down.~ <+> Deposit gold in Bank: This command pops up an input window. Then you can~
either select to place all of your money into the bank,;~;or just some of it.~<-> Extract gold from Bank: This command pops up an input window. Then you~can either select to take all of your money out of the~bank, or just some of it.;~;ARENA (THE PIT)~^-~The Arena requires that you choose an opponent to challenge. You first~choose a type to fight, and then a random opponent of the given type is~selected for you.~ The opponents difficulty levels are as follows:~ Easiest -->^ Trainees~ Warriors - Humanoid Monsters~
Veterans;~;Creatures - Undead Monsters~Elven Warriors - Sorcerors~Heroes~Random Encounters~Hardest -->^ Norse Gods~+__~ Trainees^ Humanoid Monsters | You select an opponent by~ Warriors^ Creatures^ | pressing the appropriate~  Veterans^ Undead Monsters^ |__ key. And then the BATTLE MENU~
 Elven Warriors Random Encounters | is pulled up and the battle~  Heroes^" | begins. (See BATTLE MENU)~  Sorcerors^ Norse Gods^ __|;~; Instructions:^ This command clears the top portion of the screen and~places instruction for the current section in that~area. Instructions can then be paged through up or~down.~<+> Deposit gold in Bank: This command pops up an input window. Then you can~either select to place all of your money into the bank,~or just some of it.~
<-> Extract gold from Bank: This command pops up an input window. Then you~ can either select to take all of your money out of the~ bank, or just some of it.;~; Change Options: This command pops up an input window. Within it, you~can change most of your settings to those that you~desire. The settings that can be changed are:~o Attack Phrase~o Losing Phrase~o Status Window - This is a window that can appear when~you have won a battle. It shows what weapons/arms~ you have found, how much gold you have found, how~
much your score increased, and how many levels, if~ any, you have gained. This defaults as OFF due to~ the slow down for remote players.~
o Monitor - This is listed as either COLOR or MONOCHROME.;~;o Expert Mode - This defaults as OFF, but if you believe~that you have mastered the menus, you can set expert~mode as ON. You can always get the menu to appear by~pressing the '?' key anyway.~o BBS Music - This game uses BBS music to make sounds.~Any terminal that can play it (QMODEM, TELIX, ect.)~can be used to hear the music.;~!;BATTLE MENU~!^ -~
Attack with Hand Weapon: This command will first ask which direction you~wish to attack. And then it will attack in the~direction you specified with the directional keys~<1-9>. An opponent has to be in a space immediately~ next to you or it is impossible to hit them. All~
results of actions will appear at the top of the~ INTEREST BOX (Upper right hand corner of screen).;~; Fire Range Weapon: This command will first ask which direction you wish~to fire. And then it will fire a missle in the~direction you specified with the directional keys~<1-9>. An opponent has to be at least one space away~from you or it is impossible to hit them. All results~of actions will appear at the top of the INTEREST BOX~(Upper right hand corner of screen).~ eg for Mercy:^ By repeatedly selecting this command, you can rely upon~
the honor of your opponent to allow you to escape~ unscathed. However, the opponent will never show mercy~ once you have attacked him.;

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  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

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