James Clavell's Shogun (DOS)

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In this Infocom interactive adaptation of James Clavell's Shogun novel, you play John Blackthorne, the first Englishman to set foot on Japanese soil.

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James Clavell's Shogun DOS Title screen
James Clavell's Shogun DOS The beautiful Mariko
James Clavell's Shogun DOS Where am I?
James Clavell's Shogun DOS The crew of the Erasmus

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SPAG Mar 02, 1995 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Innovations

After years of maintaining a policy of no-graphics interactive games, Infocom finally succumbed to the temptation: Shogun was their first game that featured graphics to enhance the story.

Inspiration

Although fictional, the game (and the book its based on) are founded on actual historical events. For more information, research William Adams (the role model for Blackthorne) and Ieyasu Tokugawa.

Information also contributed by Ray Soderlund

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