Several 8/16-bit formats were released simultaneously PC versions: 40/80-column txt mode, Hercules, CGA, EGA
NB. BBC 48K+/Master release was disk only. C64/CPC/Spectrum 128 disk versions featured enhancements (e.g. gfx) over the txt-only tape releases
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 LANCELOT recreates the tales of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. It is based on Sir Thomas Malory'sLe Morte d'Arthur, a reinterpreted compilation of French and English Arthurian legends that were first published in 1485 by William Caxton.
 Concept & game design by Pete Austin; story and game text by Christina Erskine and Pete McBride. KAOS adventure system by Mike & Nick Austin, John Jones-Steele and Mike Bryant; multiformat computer conversions by Nick Austin and Mike Bryant. Graphics by Joan Lamb, Neil Scrimgeour, Dicken Peeke and Nusareth Jahan.
 The U.S. version by Datasoft was released several months after the UK release in April/May 1989.
 The game manual contains hints for each of the 3 game parts: Camelot, Logris and The Quest for the Holy Grail; a novella retelling the Arthurian legends; and an advert inviting customers to send a SSAE for the "Official Secrets" clue sheet to the game.
 The Amiga release of LANCELOT features the following enhancements (particularly compared to the 8-bit versions):
- Colour pictures (use the mouse, with its left button pressed, to slide pictures up and down). - Picture cache to reduce unnecessary disk loading. - Recall and editing of previous commands via the cursor and backspace keys. - Undo command to reverse the previous move. - Save/Restore game to disk. - RAM save/restore game in memory.
- An enhanced adventure interpreter which can be used with KNIGHT ORC, GNOME RANGER and TIME AND MAGIK. Copy the relevant game to a new disk and replace the 'MENU', 'GAME1' and 'PICPROC' files with those from the original LANCELOT disk.