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Elvira (Commodore 64)

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Description

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is an adventure game. The game uses a first-person perspective in which the hero wanders around solving puzzles, and combating with undead creatures that have overrun Elvira’s Castle.

This game features dozens of different death sequences. If the cook in the kitchen kills you, for example, you can see your head floating in her cauldron. The game also has a real-time combat system. You have to time your attacks and blocks in order to defeat the enemy.

Screenshots

Elvira Commodore 64 Your task
Elvira Commodore 64 Exploring the area
Elvira Commodore 64 Starting location
Elvira Commodore 64 Fighting a knight

Alternate Titles

  • "Elvira: The Fantasy Adventure" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Elvira: Mistress of the Dark" -- In-game title

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The Press Says

Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1992 87 out of 100 87
64'er Aug, 1991 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Aug, 1991 46 out of 100 46

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Trivia

Engine

The game uses a modified version of AberMUD with added graphical extensions called the AGOS Engine. AberMUD was originally written by Alan Cox who is now a well-known Linux developer at Red Hat.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1991 (Issue #88) – Role-Playing Game of the Year
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Related Web Sites

  • ScummVM (supports the DOS, Amiga and Atari ST versions of Elvira: Mistress of The Dark under Windows, Linux, Macintosh and other platforms.)
Jeanne (75633) added Elvira (Commodore 64) on Apr 28, 2003
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