A downloadable game

One day, many years ago, I was at my grandparents' house. They had an Apple Macintosh computer, on which there was a game called "Barrack" by Ambrosia Software. I thought the game was one of the coolest things ever, and when I got home, I was unhappy that I could not play it, because I did not have a Mac, but a PC with DOS/Windows (3.1 I think it was at the time).

I found some game called "Jezzball" on the internet, but even though it employed a very similar gameplay concept, that game lacked the variety of different ball types and I thus found it boring compared to Barrack.

Having no other way to play the game, and being the avid QBASIC programmer I was at the time, the logical solution was to program my own version of the game.

Since it is a DOS executable, you will need to use DOSBox to run this game (unless you still run DOS on your computer, in which case you are pretty badass).

Release date Jan 01, 2005
TagsArcade, DOS, jezzball, qbasic, quickbasic
Code licenseGNU General Public License v3.0 (GPL)
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
AccessibilityConfigurable controls


barrack.exe 131 kB
barrack.bas (QBASIC source code) 143 kB