Fireball Alley, a puzzle in Series 8 (1994).

Fireball Alley

By Keith McDonald

A sequencing puzzle that caused a fair degree of panic among teams in Series 8 of Knightmare.


Teams enter this room close to the left wall. The dungeoneer must be guided through a sequence of fireballs to exit through an opening in the right wall.

Fireballs pass through a series of ducts at the top of the room and fire in a straight line to the bottom. They shoot in sequence from left to right.

As a further hazard, the fireballs could be made faster or slower by magic. Some of the older teams later in the series were also chased by goblins.

The puzzle also contained a hidden short-cut to Level 3. Team 6 use Stiletta's magic to reveal a doorway in the centre wall between two of the ducts.

Keep to the left hand until you work out how to get across.

Treguard

You Might Also Like...

Knightmare Merchandise

David Rowe's Art of Knightmare book, signed by the author.

Knightmare merchandise included a broad range of items. These included computer games and a board game, signed cast photo-packs, plus a range of Knightmare t-shirts, sweatshirts and mugs.

The Quest 4.1: Through the Eye Shield

A cropped 1994 character shot of Honesty Bartram (Bill Cashmore).

Updates on what the Knightmare cast is up to outside the dungeon.

Series 2: End of Series

Series 2, End of Series. The Mills of Doom turn to black at the dungeon disintegrates.

The final dungeoneer of Series 2 is rescued by Treguard as the dungeon begins to dismantle.

See Also