Dragonstone may likely be a title you’ve never heard of or played – mainly due to how it was mail-order only text adventure title (likely written in Graphic Adventure Creator, not Quill as I originally suggested). Thanks to Marco (Exile) Das for flagging this up!
When you ordered the first game, you would have been sent a special introductory offer, where you could get £1 taken off the price for the sequel.
We’re not entirely sure if anyone sent off the voucher and got their sequel though – and currently the game is very much at large still. Maybe you have a copy somewhere?
It’s still early days, but we believe that as it was sold by a school – people would have either got their game or would have been reimbursed. Do you know anything more?
Contributor Strident commented: “St. Kevin’s in Kirkby (near Liverpool) was one of the biggest Comprehensive [Secondary] schools in the UK at the time. It’s interesting that this ‘Alexander Software’ placed several adverts in Zzap… Was it a teacher behind it? A computer club?”
It seems quite likely – hopefully a former pupil or even the teacher themselves may stumble across this page in the future to help shed some light and see if this sequel can be digitally preserved.
Contributions: Marco Das, Strident