Jordan Mechner, creator of the classic bestselling video-game Prince of Persia recently discovered the floppies with the game's original sourcecode in a closet, where they'd sat for more than 20 years. He'd long believed the discs to be lost. Jubilant at their rediscovery, he's released the game as free/open code, with the source available on GitHub. The source awaits your download and remixing!
Prince of Persia Source Code Released On Github
(Images: Prince of Persia Source Code — Found!, jordanmechner.com; Original Prince of Persia game (screenshot), Softpedia)
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