Archon II: Adept

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Description

The sequel to Archon, Archon II: Adept features a more complex board and enhanced gameplay.

Each side plays as an Adept - a powerful wizard with the ability to cast spells against other Adepts and his summonings - and must defeat the other side, either Chaos or Order, by attacking him/her with summoned Elementals or Demons. Each side can summon 4 unique elementals at a time or choose from 4 demons, common to both.

Gameplay is similar to the original, reminiscent of a chess-like board game, requiring strategy, but with arcade elements, especially when two adepts confront each other face-to-face. The board also shifts from time to time, making the strategy less predictable.

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Archon II: Adept ZX Spectrum Order has triumphed over chaos
Archon II: Adept Apple II Wizard summons other pieces, a Firebird! (Boardgame sequence).
Archon II: Adept Commodore 64 The gameplay screen
Archon II: Adept ZX Spectrum Main menu

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 May, 1986 9.25 out of 10 92
Tilt Amiga Feb, 1988 17 out of 20 85

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