Version 2.50

December 21, 2012

After years of development, Zelda Classic 2.50 is released. Zelda Classic moves to open source.

Read more

Public Alphas Begin

January 30, 2007

Zelda Classic development switches to publishing publicly-available alphas. Detailed development logs for the public alpha builds are available on a separate page.

Read more

Version 2.10

January 5, 2005

Zelda Classic version 2.10 is released. This version was the last stable release in over eight years, and the last release with a native MS-DOS build.

Read more

Zelda Classic Featured on TechTV

November 5, 2004

Zelda Classic was featured on the TV show “The Screensavers” on TechTV. It was a brief clip, and they demonstrated how to make your own custom quest with ZQuest. This groundbreaking event marks the high point of Zelda Classic’s mainstream visibility.

Read more

Version 1.93 Alpha/Beta 2

June 19, 2004

Several ZQuest UI improvements.

Read more

Version 1.93 Alpha/Beta 3

June 19, 2004

Many bug fixes, including for the infamous “continue bug.”

Read more

Version 1.93 Alpha/Beta 4

June 19, 2004

Many bugs fixed.

Read more

Quest Database Opens

June 17, 2004

The Quest Database, implemented by Eckels, opens on zeldaclassic.com, allowing users to upload their custom quests to share with the world.

Read more

Version 1.93 Alpha/Beta 1

December 30, 2003

Beginning of Linux and OS X support. Many bug fixes.

Read more

Version 1.92 alpha 185

June 16, 2003

Many bugs fixed.

Read more