GOG Deals: The Monstrous Winter Sale! New deals everyday on DRM-free games.

The Eidolon (Amstrad CPC)

missing cover art
...
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
...
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

Description

You control a mysterious 19th-century machine named "The Eidolon" through mysterious caves. Collect and create fireballs and encounter strange creatures like 'Greps', 'Biter Birds', 'Bottlenecks', 'Rotoflies', 'Puffer Birds' , and 'Guardian Dragons'. Each type of fireball you collect has different effects. For instance Blue fireballs freeze time, and green fireballs transform one monster into another type. A guardian dragon must be defeated at the end of each level.

Eidolon is one of the progenitors of the first-person shooter genre, with full pseudo-3D panoramic graphics. This was achieved with the use of Lucasfilm Games 3D fractal technology, also used in Rescue on Fractalus! and Koronis Rift.

Screenshots

There are no Amstrad CPC user screenshots for this game.

There are 32 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.


Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game


Alternate Titles

  • "Eidalon" -- Misspelled Commodore 64 Ricochet tape title

Part of the Following Group

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

There are no critic reviews for this game.


Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • February 1991 (Issue 5) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)

Kabushi (165413) added The Eidolon (Amstrad CPC) on Feb 08, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (165413), ZZip (795), Terok Nor (23168) and Игги Друге (44992)