Isle Quest


This page documents the development of an NES game. It’s a random pet project that I work on when I have a few free hours now and then. Right now it’s buggy but functional, and contains an over world and one dungeon.

Development of this game is paused indefinitely.

To play this game, please, download the latest Flash player!

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Remember: This is an alpha game. It WILL have bugs!

Note:  The game shown above is based on the last compiled version of the game. If I do something dumb, it can break. If that is the case, please try again later. (or an old version)


  • Control Pad (arrow keys) – Move.
  • B Button (Z) – Use Item
  • A Button (X) – Use Item
  • Start (Enter) – Show Menu
  • Select (shift) – Save menu

Version History

Version Download (Try it using fceux!)
Latest Download rom
0.1 Download rom
0.1b Download rom


Credits in-game may be more accurate for older versions. Access by going to the save menu and choosing credits. (Or beating the game, one day!)

Graphics: (All graphics should be considered placeholders.)

Cartridge Details:

  • Mapper/etc: MMC1 in a SXROM-like configuration
  • 512k PRG
  • 32k CHR RAM


  • Software: Famitone 2
  • Sounds: All custom-made. (Hence why they stink!)



If you need some resources, check out OpenGameArt – they have a lot of freebies available for just this sort of thing.

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