Novice as a difficultyEdit
Novice is the easiest difficulty, and contains less levels, and much easier gameplay.
Differences between Novice and Beginner in Color Dark CastleEdit
- Skips levels: Shield 1, Shield 2, Shield 3, Fireball 1, Fireball 2, Fireball 3, Trouble 1, Trouble 2, Black Knight 1, and Black Knight 1. Essentially, each door from the Great Hall takes you to the final level on it's path.
- Less Enemies.
- Longer time between Gargoyle appearances.
Differences between Novice and Beginner in Return to Dark CastleEdit
Less enemies spawn on levels, floating platforms move slower, and you take less damage. You are able to collect more lives and items at a time.