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Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe (Amiga)

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Description

A sequel to Simon the Sorcerer, this second game in the series gives us more mis-adventures from our teenaged sorcerer (of some sort). Thrown into another dimension by his own wardrobe, Simon starts the heroic mission (of some sort) to find -- another wardrobe that could get him back home. Equipped with his pointy sorcerer's hat (of some sort), he will also rescue the world (again) from the evil Sordid.

A point-and-click adventure in a style similar to the first Simon game, only technologically improved.

Screenshots

Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe Amiga Meanwhile, in Sordid's fortress of doom...
Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe Amiga In the wizard's house
Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe Amiga Adventuresoft presents
Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe Amiga The intro features a lot of animation

Alternate Titles

  • "魔法师西蒙2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "שוליית המכשף 2" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Simon the Sorcerer II: Der Löwe, der Zauberer & der Schrank" -- German title

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The Press Says

Amiga Future Dec, 2000 87 out of 100 87
Obligement Jan, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75

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Trivia

Amiga version

The Amiga version, which wasn't released until several years later (and by a totally different company), didn't feature any background music at all. The reason was because the Amiga can't play MIDI music natively.

Title

The game's title was obviously inspired by the first book of C. S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia, entitled The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

Awards

  • PC Player
    • 1996 (Issue 1) - Best Adventure in 1995
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