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Heroes of the Lance (Commodore 64)

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Description

Based on the later parts of the Dragonlance book Dragons of Autumn Twilight, the heroes descend into a ruined city in search of the disks of Mishakal.

The gameplay consists of horizontal fighting with a maze like map using doors to change the view. The party consists of the 8 Heroes of the Lance, using one at a time and the player can switch between them at any time. Each character has different types of attacks and spells making them more suited to fighting different enemies as well as acting as lives.

One of the AD&D games that takes a break from the usual RPG style.

Screenshots

Heroes of the Lance Commodore 64 I found a healing waterfall
Heroes of the Lance Commodore 64 Character bio: Goldmoon
Heroes of the Lance Commodore 64 Starting out
Heroes of the Lance Commodore 64 Fighting a big bug

Alternate Titles

  • "Heroes of the Lance - A Dragonlance™ Action Game" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Dragon Lance: Heroes of the Lance" -- NES Title Screen title

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The Press Says

Power Play Aug, 1989 30 out of 100 30

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Any logical reason to keep the RPG genre here? 1 Alaka (30475)
Oct 28, 2012

Trivia

Cover art

The game box's cover features a painting by artist Jeff Easley, also used as the front cover to Richard A. Knaak's 1988 Dragonlance novel The Legend of Huma.

Title screen

The title screen is an adaptation of a painting by Clyde Caldwell, earlier the cover to Tracy Hickman's 1984 RPG module Dragons of Despair.
NGC 5194 (17256) added Heroes of the Lance (Commodore 64) on Apr 03, 2003
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