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Description

In 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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Critic Reviews

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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Trivia

Innovations

After 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.

Inspiration

Although 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

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Terok Nor (23171) added James Clavell's Shogun (Amiga) on Dec 25, 2004
Other platforms contributed by ClydeFrog (10042), Terok Nor (23171) and Belboz (6484)