Author: CRPG Addict

Game 351: Morton’s Fork (1981)

The copyright date on the main screen would seem to refer to the Maces and Magic engine, not to this specific game, which all evidence agrees was released in 1981.          Morton’s Fork United StatesChameleon Software (developer and original publisher); Adventure International (later publisher) Released 1981 for TRS-80 and Apple […]

Game 350: Fame Quest (1984)

There’s no title screen, so here’s the box cover. Fame Quest United KingdomBrainGames (developer and publisher) Released 1984 for Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum Date Started: 7 January 2020 Date Ended: 7 January 2020 Total Hours: 2 Difficulty: Very Easy (1/5) Final Rating: (to come later) Ranking at time of […]

Seven Horror’s: Won!

Six months after he won the game himself, I finally followed commenter Buck’s instructions and won Seven Horror’s, the first RPG from the German developer Motelsoft. It only took me about 20 minutes and resulted in only a few new screenshots, so I just appended the rest of the narrative […]

Game 349: Dragon Warrior (1986)

But does he possess the Power of the Glow?              Dragon Warrior AKA Dragon Quest (original Japanese title) Japan Chunsoft (developer), Enix (publisher) Released 1986 for MSX and NES (Japan); English version released for NES in 1989 Date Started: 22 November 2019 Date Ended: 30 November 2019 Total Hours: 17 […]

Game 348: Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny

              Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Germany Released in Germany as Das Schwarze Auge: Die Schicksalsklinge attic Entertainment Software (developer); Fantasy Productions (German publisher); Sir-Tech (U.S. Publisher) Released 1992 for DOS, 1993 for Amiga Date Started: 13 November 2019                Where Britain and France mostly created their own styles […]

Game 348: Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny

              Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Germany Released in Germany as Das Schwarze Auge: Die Schicksalsklinge attic Entertainment Software (developer); Fantasy Productions (German publisher); Sir-Tech (U.S. Publisher) Released 1992 for DOS, 1993 for Amiga Date Started: 13 November 2019                Where Britain and France mostly created their own styles […]

Game 347: Mirai (1987)

I believe these characters translate literally as “not yet come,” which is as good as any way to say “the future.”       Mirai Japan Xain (developer and publisher) Released 1987* for PC-88, PC-98, MSX, and Sharp X1 Date Started: 13 November 2019 Date Ended: 17 November 2019 Total Hours: 6 […]