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Dragons Shard Role Playing Game. Version 2.0 August 1992 Programmed by Michael Ramsey. Copyright 1992. All Rights Reserved. Bit Brother Software. Congratulations! You have just acquired your own personal copy of the DRAGONS SHARD role playing game. You are provided with an intricately drawn game, with beautiful coloring and smoothing. Simply the best on the shareware scene! In this epic RPG, you play the part of a lone character, sent by his king to rid the kingdom of the evil monsters! This RPG features superb detail, gorgeous bit tiled graphics and an absorbing story and plot to boost! Explore huge dungeons, packed with treasure, npcs and all sorts of hideous monsters. Search ruins and obtain some of the most powerful weapons on DRAGONS SHARD. So grab your sword, grimoire and enter the magical realm of DRAGONS SHARD, where the creatures are mean, where the magic is ancient and powerful and where only the wise and thoughtful survive! Play it to the max! If you any questions at all or comments on the software write to: Michael Ramsey # 2 Winged Foot Way Littleton CO 80123 or call Mountain Standard Time after 5 PM (303)-973-5606. (voice!) BBS NUMBER BBS NUMBER BBS NUMBER BBS NUMBER BBS NUMBER BBS NUMBER ********************************************************************** Copies of the NEWEST shareware versions of all our software is online at the following BBS : 303-422-7122. 1200,2400,9600/v.32/v.42 *********************************************************************** Installation instruction and misc. notes about DRAGONS SHARD 2.0 FIRST TIME PLAYERS TAKE NOTE! If this is the first time your playing DRAGONS SHARD, then at the main menu, click on the Begin Adventure option, then finally click on the Save Game A option. You will now see an introduction to the story, this will be the only time you will see the intro. If you choose any of the other save games, you will not be able to see this introductory story. Other Notes... To create your own personalized character run the, CREATE program. You will be able to choose a class, race and other attributes of your persona! RUNNING THE CREATE PROGRAM : Charedit.EXE Quest notes. There are a total of FIVE different quests you can complete for the king in this version (2.0) Though, there are many side quests and little deeds to perform. To give you a quick start the first two quests are, 1.) Kill the monsters in the Haskan dungeon and 2.) Retrieve a knights piece of armor. The king will assign you these quests in order of completion. ** STONE MIST VOLUME 2! ** STONE MIST VOLUME 2! ** STONE MIST VOLUME 2! ** Available WINTER of 1992 there will be a deluxe version of STONE MIST 2 available! It will feature the NEW game system with more graphics, bigger worlds and other enhancements! The deluxe version will come in a binder with an enhanced printed manual with pictures, maps and other notes. Also a HUGE campaign (30+hours.) Longer songs, better sound effects and alot more sounds! Printed paragraph books, reference card and more. Plus the program on 5.25 or 3.5 diskettes.(specify) All the above for $45! Enjoy, Michael Ramsey
LATEST SHAREWARE VERSIONS AVAIABLE. Shareware versions of our software are available upon request. Send us $10.00 and the title you want. We'll mail you out the newest version of that shareware product! REGISTERING DRAGONS SHARD All money recieved goes to the continous support of similar shareware products. All people registering the DRAGONS SHARD RPG will recieve upgrades as soon as they are finished. Quality and detail is of the greatest importance! Features of DRAGONS SHARD. a.) Complete and detailed FRP enviroment with a full world to explore and conquer! b.) Beautiful 640*200 VGA graphics! An enhanced SOUND BLASTER musical score! c.) Registering DRAGONS SHARD, will give you access to a 50+ page book detailing the game. Covering such essential material as, character generation, weapons, spells, castles and dungeons. Your also given crucial character generation material! Hone your fighter to the best of his ability with these notes and tips of character generation! The printed documentation provides you with material not included in the beginners version. It goes into detail about the land, where to go, where not to go, where to get that magical +5 sword, and lots of other comprehensive material. Also provided are detailed monster notes that you just can't get anywhere else. All their stats and notes on how to beat them in combat. Also a seperate HINT BOOK is provided at no extra charge, just in case you need that special push! This book is a must have for the serious role player. d.) A special note, all adventures require more than just a hack and slash expedition. The quests involve talking to the inhabitants of the world. Of course monster hacking has been included for the violent passions in all of us! So go out in DRAGONS SHARD, crusade and conquer of the Demons, Dragons, and other evils that plague your realm! e.) The ability to achieve higher level characters! Crusade to the highest of you abilities. g.) NEW graphic tiles are added to the ADVANCED VERSION of DRAGONS SHARD. Prettier homes, monsters and much more! h.) COMPLETELY mouse driven! No typing. Gameplay has never been this easy before. REGISTRATION PACKAGE AVAILABILITY : 1.) The REGISTERED VERSION of the DRAGONS SHARD RPG. A larger world with more dungeons and lands to explore! The user recieves an entire world to adventure on, new dungeons, towns and lots of extra features not seen in the shareware version. You'll be able to venture into some of the foulest, monster inhabitants on the planet! Lots of NEW quests to complete! A fully printed and illustrated players guide to the game. A reference card. A total of 2 disks of zipped graphics, data and AWESOME SOUND BLASTER MUSIC! All this and FREE updates for only $ 25.00. 2.) "The Adventurer" package. The user recieves the entire world to adventure in, as mentioned above. A total of 2 disks worth of game playing material! No printed material except for the UPDATED reference card is include. Cost: $ 20.00. 3.) Bit Brothers Journal. A quarterly journal that provides you with insides of Bit Brother Software. With any registration, you get information on the newest versions, upgrades, add-ons, new products and special discounts on new Bit Brother Software. Inside will be comprehensive sections on the game worlds in which, our games are placed. Detailing the complex lore and histories of the people. Well researched and documentated notes on how to design your own computer games. Plus more. NAME_____________________________________________________________ ADDRESS__________________________________________________________ CITY__________________STATE_______ZIP____________________________ PHONE_(____)__________________________ WHERE DID YOU GET YOUR VERSION OF DRAGONS SHARD ? ( ) BBS : NAME__________________ NUMBER___________________________ ( ) FRIEND ( ) DISTRIBUTOR : NAME_______________________________________________ ADDRESS____________________________________________ CITY__________________STATE_________ZIP____________ PHONE NUMBER_______________________________________ ( ) OTHER : PLEASE SPECIFY. PRODUCT AVAILABILITY (Third Quarter 1992) : CHECK WHICH ITEMS APPLY. ( All the below items are explained above.) ( ) The Advanced Version ............$25.00 ( ) The Adventurer Package ..........$20.00 ( ) Printed Documentation ONLY!......$10.00 ( ) BB Journal. Free with any registration for 1 year (see above for description) .................................$10.00 ( ) Stone Mist Volume 2..............$45.00 * This system is huge with tons of extra features; skill system, animated NPCS, digitized artwork and much, much more! Available Christmas 1992! Disk Size: ( ) 5.25 360k ( ) 5.25 1.2m ( ) 3.5 1.44m ( ) 3.5 720k Computer Type: Brand_____________________________ Monitor___________________________ Display Adapter___________________ Hard Disk (yes or no)________Amt of mb__________ Form of Payment: Make all checks payable to "Michael Ramsey" ( ) Check ( ) Money Order ( ) Cash Are there any enclosures in the package you sent ie. disks, notes... ( ) Yes ( ) No Mail to: Michael Ramsey #2 Wingfoot Way Littleton CO 80123
Version 2.0 - SOUND BLASTER support added. Has an intro theme and great sound throught the entire game! - Libraries added so you can do research on items or people or just about anything. This is good because sometimes the citizens don't exactly give you real complete info. - All input is now done with the left mouse button. Helps alleviate some of the confusions. - No problems with the royal purchaser. Version 1.8 - Problems with reading in the proper icon caused players much grief in battling the evil end monsters!! But I've wiped out any trace of that buggy little critter. (how embarassing!) - Problems when you fought monsters with your hands has been eradicated. - Boss creature databases where corrupt, fixed that. - Better looking graphical tiles. - Difficulty levels added (yay!) Version 1.5 - Totally reprogrammed user interface. Everything is completely mouse-driven. The only time you have to touch the keyboard is when you run the program. Makes it much easier to play and get into, you DON'T have to worry about all the different keys! - Lots of more original monsters to deal with. - You can now bribe and talk to creatures not just attack them. - Levers allow you open and close doors further down in the dungeons. - More modular layout allows easier inclusion of player enhancements and monster additions. - Monsters are better balanced. - Eliminated problems with the weapons data base. - Easier quest layout for the player. - Character creation allows for multiple characters to be used, in different quests. Version 1.0 - Initial release.
╔═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ <<<< PC-SIG Disk #3508 DRAGON SHARD >>>> ║ ║ Disk 2 of 2 (also #3206) ║ ╠═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╣ ║ To install the program to your hard disk, type: ║ ║ [hard drive letter]: (press Enter) ║ ║ CD\ (press Enter) ║ ║ MD DRAGON (press Enter) ║ ║ CD DRAGON (press Enter) ║ ║ ║ ║ Insert disk 2 (#3508) in drive A (or B) and type: ║ ║ A:PKUNZIP A:DRAGON (press Enter) (use B: if using B drive) ║ ║ ║ ║ To start the game, type: RUNME (press Enter) ║ ║ ║ ║ ║ ║ (C) Copyright 1993, PC-SIG Inc. ║ ╚═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╝
Volume in drive A has no label Directory of A:\ DRAGON ZIP 76243 3-22-93 2:04p GO TXT 1386 3-22-93 2:28p GO BAT 31 6-04-92 2:25a PKUNZIP EXE 29378 2-01-93 2:04a 4 file(s) 107038 bytes 52224 bytes free