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Legend of the Sword (Atari ST)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.0
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 5.0
Text Parser How sophisticated the text parser is, how appropriate its responses are, etc. 3.0
Overall MobyScore (1 vote) 3.6

The Press Says

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The Games Machine (UK)
Legend of the Sword is most enjoyable to play, there are many locations - all with a graphical representation - and plenty to do. I spent a happy time just wandering around the kingdom of Anar not achieving anything in particular, just enjoying the scenery (and persistently scoring 0%).
Computer and Video Games (CVG)
With all these features, plus masses of text, it is not surprising, that Legend comes on two disks. It is a big game, with many elements of role playing built into a problem orientated adventure. The problems may not prove too easy to solve, but the game is easy and enjoyable to play. It should establish Silicon Soft among the best of adventure producers, and maintain Ralnbird's reputation for high quality, high tech adventures. The price is fairly hefty, but you get a lot for your money!
ST/Amiga Format
Evil wizards have been persecuted by brave warriors every since the dawn of computer adventures and Legend of the Sword is not about to buck the trend. The thing that does set it apart from the rest of the pack, though, is the presentation. The on-screen map, the use of mouse and menus for the more mundane actions is good and speeds play. Unfortunately some of that speed is lost with the regular disk accessing.
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)
LEGEND OF THE SWORD bewegt sich hinsichtlich seines Genres auf dem schmalen Grade zwischen Abenteuer- und Rollenspiel. Die Macher haben es jedoch im Vergleich zum eher biederen Wizard Warz hervorragend verstanden, beide Kategorien so miteinander zu verbinden, daß kein undurchsichtiges Wischi-Waschi entsteht. LEGEND OF THE SWORD ist deshalb einzigartig und großartig zugleich.
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)
Legend of the Sword is a beautiful looking game, but the pretty face conceals a rather second-rate traditional adventure. It's not that easy to solve, however, and I suspect that beauty (as always) will sell.
ST Action
Superior graphics, but you've got to be careful when playing the game. I liked this game, particularly the mixture of graphics, use of the mouse and text - the story line isn't too shabby either. [...] I have a soft spot for adventure games that are amusing and some of the replies given are quite amusing. Have a look at the credits, then try shouting and, if you want to live dangerously, kick the captain. Hope you can swim.
Power Play
Mir gefällt das Spiel, auch wenn die Puzzles nicht sehr originell sind (Über eine Mauer klettern bringt bereits 5 von 100 Punkten) und manche Grafiken etwas blutrünstig geraten sind. Dank seines Bedienungskomforts eignet sich Legend of Sword vor allem für weniger gute Adventure-Spieler mit Englisch- Kenntnissen.