Rings of Medusa (DOS)

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Description

Rings of Medusa is a strategy game with light role-playing and business simulation elements. Located in a medieval kingdom, the game puts the player in control of the former king's son. Unfortunately, an evil sorceress called Medusa has taken control of the country and is now dominating the people.

The prince's task is to find five magical rings that will give him the power to overthrow the sorceress and claim back his heritage. In the beginning the hero will try to earn money by doing trade between different towns, or try his luck at bounty hunting or at treasure hunts. Once enough money has been earned to maintain a larger army, the prince will send forth his men to search for the rings which are in the possession of large soldier of fortune armies rallying the lands.

Sometimes the player takes part in small arcade sequences like sword fighting and sea fights, or controls an army on the battle field.

Screenshots

Rings of Medusa DOS The Armory is where you recruit fresh troops [EGA]
Rings of Medusa DOS Visiting the local shopkeeper [EGA]
Rings of Medusa DOS Save some paper. There's an in-game notepad too. Don't use it for grocery lists though. [EGA]
Rings of Medusa DOS Travelling without protection is cheap .. but stupid [EGA]

Alternate Titles

  • "ROM" -- Common Abbreviation

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User Reviews

A game that introduced an "original strategy interface"...well at least to my opinion. Indra is stressed (20015) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1990 10.2 out of 12 85
Power Play 1990 80 out of 100 80

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Trivia

If you enter no name for your character, its is automatically replaced with "Darkvale". Hmm, sounds familiar...
Indra is stressed (20015) added Rings of Medusa (DOS) on Apr 13, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Quapil (4733), Martin Smith (63063) and Terok Nor (20170)