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Myth: History in the Making (Commodore 64)

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In this platform game, you are a mere mortal who has been called by the Gods to defeat several mythological creatures that have been turned bad by the evil Dameron.

Myth: History in the Making is a platform game with a lot of fighting. The levels of this game deal with different mythologies, from ancient Greece to the Vikings, over to Valhalla (where none other than the hammer-wielding Thor awaits you), and more.

Apart from jumping from platform to platform, you'll also fight the enemies and bosses in your path with a variety of weapons - in the beginning you have only fists to defend yourself, but later you'll find more powerful weapons, such as swords and axes. There are many various types of enemies, different on every level. Typically, enemies keep appearing and coming at you from all sides, no matter how many of them you kill - so you have to keep moving.

Some obstacles in the game require not only brute force, but also a bit of thinking and puzzle-solving (and guesswork) to get past.


Myth: History in the Making Commodore 64 Level 2, fight the vikings while lightning strikes
Myth: History in the Making Commodore 64 next stage, time to get medusa's head
Myth: History in the Making Commodore 64 Title Screen
Myth: History in the Making Commodore 64 next stage, more enemies approach

Alternate Titles

  • "Conan" -- NES title

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The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) Nov, 1989 92 out of 100 92
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jan, 1990 925 out of 1000 92
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Commodore Format Jun, 1992 84 out of 100 84


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Advertising, as well as the ending sequence of the Amiga version (and possibly others) suggest a sequel was planned, titled Dawn of Steel.


  • EMAP Golden Joystick Awards 1990 (published by ACE #33, 1990/6)
    • Winner Best 8-Bit Graphics
  • Commodore Format
    • April 1991 (Issue 7) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)

EboMike (3009) added Myth: History in the Making (Commodore 64) on Nov 15, 2003
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