The Legend of King Eldred

It is said that King Eldred’s tomb contains enough gold and jewels to buy anything that the heart desires. But can you work out the clues to find where the treasure is buried?

Explore the village of Wildemoor and its icy dungeons in this classic text adventure.

Starter Code Files

Download “Starter Python Files: The Legend of King Eldred” File size: 11 KB


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Book of Code

Download “Book of Code: The Legend of King Eldred” File size: 442 KB


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Video Tutorials

1. The map

Watch first: Tic Tac Toe 2D List

Difficulty: 3

2. North, south, east or west

Watch first: Tic Tac Toe 2D List

Difficulty: 3

3. Doors

Watch first: Alien Invasion UFO Dictionary

Difficulty: 5

4. Items

Watch first: Alien Invasion UFO Dictionary

Difficulty: 3

5. Take item

Watch first: Items

Difficulty: 5

6. Inventory

Watch first: Items

Difficulty: 2

7. Talk to character

Watch first: Alien Invasion UFO Dictionary

Difficulty: 2

8. Parsing commands

Watch first: Shadowstone choose character

Difficulty: 5

9. Special actions

Watch first: Jupiter Landing Level Up

Difficulty: 4

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