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Release date2015-12-26
DownloadVersion 1.1

HocusEditor is a level editor for Hocus Pocus written by Hisymak.

Feature list

  • Open/save maps directly from/to HOCUS.DAT file or an external map file
  • Read tilesets directly from HOCUS.DAT
  • Advanced map editing possibilities, allowing you make maps more easily and fast:
    • Three editing modes: Tile mode, Pattern mode and Block mode
    • Predefined Pattern and Block presets for each tileset, ability to add your own presets
    • Undo&Redo feature
    • Copy&Paste feature (works also between different maps)
    • Flood-fill feature
    • Auto-draw window borders feature
    • Shift map feature
  • Full support for editing all special objects and events (teleports, monsters, switches, locks...)
  • Editing level properties, animation and monster data
  • Show/hide specific map layers, show grid feature
  • Minimap feature (providing schematic overview of all map)
  • Save map image feature
  • Simple statistics (number of crystals, healing potions, points etc. in a map)
  • Test map feature (map is saved, game is launched in Dosbox, tested level is "saved" on the first savegame slot)
  • Many keyboard shortcuts and special mouse actions for Ctrl/Shift key combinations

New from version 1.1 (released 2016-08-29)

  • Export and import any file from/to HOCUS.DAT (graphics, music, sounds...)
  • Edit level properties stored inside HOCUS.EXE (par times, elevator tiles, music...)
  • Apply mod patch feature (easy distribution of your mods)