The Palace of Deceit

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Palace of Deceit is a video game independently coded, designed, composed and developed by Cliff Bleszinski in 1991 in his own company Game Syndicate Productions at the age of 16.wikipedia
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Cliff Bleszinski

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Palace of Deceit is a video game independently coded, designed, composed and developed by Cliff Bleszinski in 1991 in his own company Game Syndicate Productions at the age of 16. The first edition subtitled The Secret of Castle Lockemoer was a text adventure for DOS.
His first game was The Palace of Deceit, an adventure title he started at the age of 15. Programmed in Visual Basic, its second version came out when he was 16.

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Palace of Deceit is a video game independently coded, designed, composed and developed by Cliff Bleszinski in 1991 in his own company Game Syndicate Productions at the age of 16. The first edition subtitled The Secret of Castle Lockemoer was a text adventure for DOS.

Point and click

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On August 31, 1992, it was remade for Windows 3.x and subtitled The Dragon's Plight as a graphical point-and-click adventure game with an entirely new plot and graphics. The game is a point-and-click Adventure which has some similarities to Shadowgate and Déjà Vu, but it entirely lacks music and sound.

Freeware

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Both games are played in a first-person perspective and have been released as freeware.

Déjà Vu (video game)

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Cliff's inspiration came from video games like Déjà Vu and Uninvited. The game is a point-and-click Adventure which has some similarities to Shadowgate and Déjà Vu, but it entirely lacks music and sound.

Uninvited (video game)

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Cliff's inspiration came from video games like Déjà Vu and Uninvited.

Shadowgate

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The game is a point-and-click Adventure which has some similarities to Shadowgate and Déjà Vu, but it entirely lacks music and sound.

Visual Basic

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The game was coded in Visual Basic.

Microsoft Paint

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The graphics were created using Windows Paint.