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DescriptionIn this Infocom interactive adaptation of James Clavell's Shogun novel, you play John Blackthorne, the first Englishman to set foot on Japanese soil.
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Part of the Following Groups
- Inspiration: Literature
- James Clavell's Shogun adaptations
- Setting: City - Osaka
- Setting: Japanese Sengoku Period
There are no reviews for this game.
|The Games Machine (UK)||Jul, 1989||95 out of 100||95|
|Amiga User International||Jun, 1991||90 out of 100||90|
|Tilt||Nov, 1989||17 out of 20||85|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||May, 1989||9.4 out of 12||78|
|Compute's Amiga Resource||Oct, 1989||15 out of 20||75|
|Zzap!||Jul, 1989||74 out of 100||74|
|Power Play||Aug, 1989||74 out of 100||74|
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InnovationsAfter years of maintaining a policy of no-graphics interactive games, Infocom finally succumbed to the temptation: Shogun was their first game that featured graphics to enhance the story.
InspirationAlthough fictional, the game (and the book its based on) are founded on actual historical events. For more information, research William Adams (the role model for Blackthorne) and Ieyasu Tokugawa.
Information also contributed by Ray Soderlund
Related Web Sites
- The Digital Antiquarian: Shogun (A review of the game from Jimmy Maher, the Digital Antiquarian's blog. )
- The Infocom Gallery (High-quality scans of the grey box package and manual of Shogun.)
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