Twenty-two years ago a powerful cleric named Estoroth Paingiver was banished and sealed in a crypt. He has been gaining strength since then and is now threatening the country of Astera again. You must take control of a party of four adventurers sent to find and seal Estoroth again by recovering the lost relics that sent him into exile in the past.Black Crypt
is a first-person perspective 3D dungeon exploration game similar to the Dungeon Master
and Eye of the Beholder
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Cover art Easter egg
If something happens to the bottom half of your box's cover and you forget who published the game, don't fear -- cover illustrator Randy Barrett
helpfully hid EA's
logo of the time, the "square circle triangle" logo, in the goat-demon's ankle-bracelets.
This was one of the few commercial Amiga games to use the Extra Half-Bright graphics mode. This offered the standard 32 colours, as well as darker versions of each one, and was used to create a dark and moody
Out of the starting gate
is the first game developed by Raven Software
which only had five people back then.
Unreleased PC port
, one of the original programmers, started in the late 1990s to port the game to the PC as a part-time project. A two-level demo version was released in 1998 by Raven Software, but the full conversion was never completed.Information also contributed by Martin Smith and Indra was here.
This entry to the MobyGames database was contributed by analoguedragon (67)
on Jun 27, 2003.