A downloadable game

This is a very basic 2D Minecraft clone where you can move, pick up and place blocks, and craft.

It was written in QBasic for MS-DOS/DOSBox

Size of the game with the required BRUN45.EXE bundled and zipped came to 28,606 bytes but the game alone came to only 8,192 bytes!


  • Hit Q to exit
  • W,A,S,D to move
  • P to pick up blocks
  • O to place blocks
  • 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 to select blocks to place
  • E to open craft menu
  • 1,2,3 to select an item to craft (item will be crafted when you leave crafting menu)
  • To be able to craft an item you have to have the required materials
    • You need 1 tree to craft a crafting bench
    • You need 3 trees and stand on top of a crafting bench to craft a wooden pick axe
    • You need 1 tree, 2 stone and stand on top of a crafting bench to craft a stone pick axe
  • Crafting bench is only used for the wooden pick axe and stone pick axe
  • The wooden pick axe is used to mine stone
  • The stone pick axe is used to mine iron

Have Fun!

Install instructions

To Run:

  1. Download DOSBox for Windows, Mac or Linux : https://www.dosbox.com/download.php?main=1
  2. Launch DOSBox
  3. Find the folder where you extracted DOSCRAFT.EXE (A Folder on the drive root is normally easiest)
  4. In DOSBox type: mount E C:\Path\To\Your\Folder
     (Where C:\Path\To\Your\Folder is the folder where you extracted DOSCRAFT.EXE)
  5. Now type: C:
  6. Now type: DOSCRAFT.EXE
  7. The game should run!

There is also a README.txt in the zip file with these instructions.


DOSCRAFT.zip 27 kB

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