Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

Setting: Medieval Europe

Group Description

Middle Ages (or pejoratively: Dark Ages) was a period of European history spanning from 5th to 15th century (roughly from the fall of the Western Roman Empire till the beginning of the Renaissance and the age of exploration). Feudal lords with their retainers and serfs, knights dueling in tournaments, birth of heraldry, dominance of the Christian faith, military religious orders, holy crusades and crusader states in the Middle East, Reconquista, Black Death pandemic, the Viking menace, Romanesque architecture and later gothic - with its impressive cathedrals ornamented with stained glass and frescos, tapestries and illuminated manuscripts, monumental castles and siege warfare, introduction of gunpowder.

Limitations
  • Medieval fantasy (swords & sorcery) has its own genre, so all games set in fictional medieval-styled worlds belong there.
For other other parts of the world during this period, see the following groups: Related Groups Related Links
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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Hanse1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSariolasoft GmbH...
La Abadía del Crimen1987Amstrad CPC, DOS, MSX, ZX SpectrumMCM Software3.19
Bob Morane: Chevalerie 11987Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Thomson MO, Thomson TOInfogrames Multimedia SA2.10
Joan of Arc: Siege & the Sword1989Amiga, Atari ST, DOSBrøderbund Software, Inc.3.75
In the Days of Knights & Kings1989DOSEntrex Software Inc....
Iron Lord1989Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumUbi Soft Entertainment Software4.16
Kingdoms of England1989AmigaIncognito Software Ltd...
Castles: The Northern Campaign1991Amiga, DOSInterplay Productions, Inc.3.47
Medieval Lords: Soldier Kings of Europe1991Commodore 64, DOSStrategic Simulations, Inc.4.27
Castles1991Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, FM Towns, PC-98, Sharp X68000Interplay Productions, Inc.3.69
Castles II: Siege & Conquest1992Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98Interplay Productions, Inc.3.95
The Patrician1992Amiga, Atari ST, DOSAscon (U.K.) Ltd.4.10
Vikings: Fields of Conquest - Kingdoms of England II1992Amiga, DOSRealism Entertainment3.17
Darklands1992DOS, WindowsMicroProse Software, Inc.3.81
Kingmaker1993Amiga, Atari ST, DOSThe Avalon Hill Game Company2.67
Kingdoms of Germany1994Amiga, DOSRealism Entertainment...
Lords of the Realm1994Amiga, DOS, WindowsImpressions Games3.88
Hanse: Die Expedition1994Amiga, DOSAscon GmbH3.17
Książę1994Atari 8-bitMirage Software4.00
Grunwald 14101995Atari 8-bit3.00
Lords of the Realm II1996DOS, Macintosh, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.76
Crusader: Adventure Out of Time1997Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xEuropress Software Ltd.2.93
Lords of the Realm II: Siege Pack1997WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.72
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings1999Macintosh, PlayStation 2, WindowsMacSoft4.05
Hanse 1480: Das Vermächtnis1999WindowsARI Data CD GmbH...
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Selected Covers

Castles DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Castles
La Abadía del Crimen DOS Front Cover
Front cover for La Abadía del Crimen

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Castles
Title screen
Screenshot from Bob Morane: Chevalerie 1
Title Screen (CGA Color)
Screenshot from La Abadía del Crimen