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Daemonsgate (DOS)

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Description

Daemonsgate is a fantasy role-playing game in which you control a party searching the land of Hestor for a wise wizard possessing knowledge necessary to stop an invading demon army. The game uses three-quarters overhead perspective and boasts a conversation system with over 70000 words.

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Daemonsgate DOS Opening Title
Daemonsgate DOS Knowledge Screen - All your 'key' conversations that might help you in your quest are stored here for reviewing.
Daemonsgate DOS Buying and Selling - Stores are abundant with various different items. You can even try to haggle if you have enough skill.
Daemonsgate DOS Character sheet. Different characters may have different abilities (shown at the right)

Alternate Titles

  • "Daemonsgate: Volume One - Donovan's Key" -- European title

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Apr, 1994 9 out of 12 75
Svenska Hemdatornytt May, 1994 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
MikroBitti Apr, 1994 60 out of 100 60
High Score Mar, 1994 3 out of 5 60
PC Player (Germany) Feb, 1994 48 out of 100 48

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Extras

This game included a gimmick that makes it of interest to collectors. It's one of the few computer games to come with a VHS tape. On it was the short video Travis Sewerbreath. This was a tongue-in-cheek story of the last Daemon Hunter being interviewed by a reporter. It doesn't really add anything to the game other than a few cheap laughs.
Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1519) added Daemonsgate (DOS) on Sep 01, 2001