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Description

Kentilla is a text adventure with graphics. It is a sequel to an earlier text adventure by Derek Brewster, Velnor's Lair.

At the end of the previous game, Velnor was vanquished and his soul was hurled through the void into the flames of the Abyss. In the spilt second that the corridor was opened Grako returned from the Abyss and now controls the source of Velnor's power, the Moonstone of Aigrath. The object of the game is to defeat Grako and to return him to the flames of the Abyss. In this the player is aided by the mystical sword Kentilla and companions such as Elva, who can carry things as well as perform tasks and fight.

The game's text parser, in addition to accepting the normal commands of 'Go North' and 'Get item' allows the player to issue commands to others such as 'Say To Elva "Get Moss"'.

The game also plays music while the game is in progress.

Screenshots

Kentilla Commodore 64 Not all scenes show a picture.
Kentilla Commodore 64 This is the battle with the rattling quarg. The original text that described the location has gone
Kentilla Commodore 64 North from Ogeron's house and already I'm being pursued by a bad guy.
Kentilla Commodore 64 A couple of screens on and I had a near  encounter with a rattling quarg

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Alternate Titles

  • "Kentila" -- Title screen title (early version)

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Critic Reviews

Zzap! Jun, 1986 90 out of 100 90
Tilt Dec, 1986 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67

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Trivia

Reissue issues

The Spectrum re-release of the game was unfinishable due to two bugs, despite the fact that the original release worked correctly. Firstly, the game wrongly tells the player that they can't take the silver dagger when they see it, and secondly Eva wrongly refuses to perform a crucial action. Both can be fixed by hacking into the BASIC code, page 84 of issue 22 of Your Sinclair magazine explains how.
piltdown_man (118669) added Kentilla (Commodore 64) on Feb 28, 2011
Other platforms contributed by Terok Nor (23167)