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Setting: Middle East

Group Description

This group include games set in the Middle East (a geographical region that includes Western Asia and Egypt), or a fantasy environment reminiscent of common themes associated with the region's culture, in particular the time period of ca. 7th to 16th century AD, known as the Islamic Golden Age. Fantasy-themed games may often feature supernatural themes reminiscent of Arabian Nights and similar stories.

Note: Games set in ancient Egypt or a fantasy environment resembling it should be excluded from this group. Games set in Egypt are selectable for the group only if their timeline is set after the country was conquered by the Arabs in the 7th century.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Operation Secret Storm1991NESColor Dreams, Inc.1.67
Khalaan1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSRainbow Arts Software GmbH3.33
Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire1990Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.84
Sindibad: Chitei no Daimakyū 1990TurboGrafx-16IGS Corp.2.50
Conflict1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSVirgin Mastertronic Ltd.3.66
Persian Gulf Inferno1989Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64Innerprise Software, Inc.3.14
Intifada1989DOS...
Aladdin's Magic Lamp1989AmigaNew Line Software1.60
Prince of Persia1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, DOS, FM Towns, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, Genesis, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, NES, Nintendo 3DS, PC-98, SAM CoupĂ©, SEGA CD, SEGA Master System, Sharp X68000, SNES, TurboGrafx CD, WiiBrøderbund Software, Inc.4.05
Exile1988Genesis, MSX, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, TurboGrafx CDRenovation Products, Inc.3.44
Navcom 6: The Persian Gulf Defense1988Commodore 64, DOSCosmi Corporation3.60
XZR1988MSX, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1Telenet Japan Co., Ltd.4.04
The Magic of Scheherazade1987NESCulture Brain USA, Inc.2.94
Talisman: Challenging the Sands of Time1987DOSPolarware...
Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon1987Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSCinemaware Corporation4.02
Iznogoud1987Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Thomson TOInfogrames Multimedia SA3.20
Sceptre of Bagdad1987Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumAtlantis Software Limited4.20
Temple of Terror1987Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumAdventuresoft UK Ltd.2.60
Sinbad & the Golden Ship1986ZX SpectrumMastertronic Ltd....
Super Arabian1985NESSun Electronics Corp.2.38
Master of the Lamps1985Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSXActivision, Inc.3.71
Gulf Strike1984Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOSThe Avalon Hill Game Company3.96
Sinbad1984ZX SpectrumAtlantis Software Limited...
Open, Sesame!1983Atari 2600Bit Corp2.12
Alibaba and 40 Thieves1982Arcade, MSXICM2.58
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Selected Covers

Sinbad & the Golden Ship ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Sinbad & the Golden Ship
Gulf Strike Atari 8-bit Front Cover
Front cover for Gulf Strike
Khalaan DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Khalaan
Sinbad ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Sinbad

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from Aladdin's Magic Lamp
Loading screen
Screenshot from Sinbad & the Golden Ship
Typical character graphics. Note the airbases and Russian installations
Screenshot from Gulf Strike
Title screen
Screenshot from Intifada