Sorcerer (DOS)

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Description

Following the defeat of the evil krill in Enchanter, the intrepid apprentice have become a full member of the Circle, under the command of the famed Necromancer Belboz. Very soon, however, the hero notices that something strange has been happening to the master. He frequently talks to himself and seems to be under some sort of a malevolent influence - until one day, he is mysteriously kidnapped. Looks like the brave Enchanter must venture on a perilous journey once again, and bring back the leader of the Circle.

Sorcerer is a sequel to Enchanter, and is part of the Zork universe. Like its predecessors, it is a text adventure, in which the player interacts with the game world by typing combinations of verbs and objects. The spell system from the previous game is back; a new feature is the protagonist's ability to drink magical potions, which must be done sometimes in order to solve the game's puzzles.

Screenshots

Sorcerer DOS A grue in my own bedroom?!?
Sorcerer DOS Title screen
Sorcerer DOS Even a wizard has to get his hands dirty sometimes.
Sorcerer DOS Trying the reach the game's author results in your (comical) death. That "real world" place is quite inhospitable!

Alternate Titles

  • "Sorcerer - INTERLOGIC Fantasy" -- Tag-lined title

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Solid Adventure Game Tony Van (2687) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

Critic Reviews

Adventure Classic Gaming Oct 30, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
SPAG Oct 11, 1998 7.2 out of 10 72

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Trivia

In 1984, Sorceror was advertised on the back cover of Boy's Life magazine in an attempt by Infocom to reach a larger audience. The plan backfired when postal workers decided not to deliver that issue of the magazine on the grounds that it "advertised a satanic product".

Related Web Sites

  • Infocom homepage (At this site you can find information on ALL of Infocom's interactive games, Infocom related articles, sample transcripts, InvisiClue hints, walkthroughs, maps and information on buying Infocom games today.)
  • The Commodore Zone (All about the game, with introduction, images, related links and comments area.)
  • The Infocom Gallery (High-quality scans of the grey box package and manual of Sorcerer.)
Brian Hirt (10005) added Sorcerer (DOS) on Mar 01, 1999
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