Even The Devil Must Die

November 22, 2020

An offline downloadable text adventure for PC Windows XP and above (32/64bit) written by Mark Hancox (c)2003. TAB version by catventure 2020. More info and download:


As an agent for Death PLC you are hired to assassinate the Devil himself! Can you complete your mission successfully?

TAB: Windows Text Adventure Builder

November 15, 2020

More info at: https://catventure.itch.io/tab

TAB Retro-Adventure Project

February 25, 2015

I am returning to this Windows Only adventure game project after some time and have recently released a minor update.

I have also updated the TAB youtube playlist:


NPC Interaction

January 22, 2011

Posted a short vidclip to show some Character (NPC) interaction in TAB. (Optional) Shows various basic default commands and instructions which could be given to them:


Recent Release

August 26, 2010


This blog has been quiet of late so here’s a line or two to report that the Latest Release is posted.
03 Aug 2010 (Alpha Release 58)

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Life As A Text Adventure

November 8, 2009

Life As A Text Adventure: http://bit.ly/471ch6

TAB Alpha Release 51

September 26, 2009


I’ve managed to return to this project and released a new update today to fix a couple of issues.


Watch a short demo here:


TAB Updated

April 5, 2009

“ThinBasic Adventure Builder” updated today to Alpha 49.6


Youtube videoclips here:
TAB Player http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDzqQv2L35w&NR=1
TAB Editor http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq1ZYS7TAJQ&NR=1


TAB – Alpha Release 49.2

February 1, 2009

Latest Alpha release of this IF/text adventure maker for Windows is now posted:


Autorun Text Adventure

October 29, 2008

TAB Alpha Release 46.3 (29 Oct 2008): Here is a standalone example showing how the TAB Player (without MenuBar) can be used to autoload and run a demo text adventure, “The Crystal Keepers”.