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DescriptionElvira: Mistress of the Dark is an adventure game. The game uses a first-person perspective in which the hero wanders around solving puzzles, and combating with undead creatures that have overrun Elvira’s Castle.
This game features dozens of different death sequences. If the cook in the kitchen kills you, for example, you can see your head floating in her cauldron. The game also has a real-time combat system. You have to time your attacks and blocks in order to defeat the enemy.
- "Elvira: The Fantasy Adventure" -- Tag-lined title
- "Elvira: Mistress of the Dark" -- In-game title
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The Press Says
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Nov, 1990||94 out of 100||94|
|Zzap!||Amiga||Mar, 1991||90 out of 100||90|
|Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft||Amiga||1992||89 out of 100||89|
|CU Amiga||Amiga||Dec, 1990||84 out of 100||84|
|ST Format||Atari ST||May, 1991||80 out of 100||80|
|64'er||Commodore 64||Aug, 1991||7 out of 10||70|
|Amiga Format||Amiga||Feb, 1991||61 out of 100||61|
|Power Play||Commodore 64||Aug, 1991||46 out of 100||46|
|Amiga Power||Amiga||May, 1991||33|
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EngineThe game uses a modified version of AberMUD with added graphical extensions called the AGOS Engine. AberMUD was originally written by Alan Cox who is now a well-known Linux developer at Red Hat.
- Computer Gaming World
- November 1991 (Issue #88) – Role-Playing Game of the Year
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- ScummVM -- supports the DOS, Amiga and Atari ST versions of Elvira: Mistress of The Dark under Windows, Linux, Macintosh and other platforms.
Mike Woodroffe, Alan Bridgman, Keith Wadhams, Simon Woodroffe, Paul Drummond, Kevin Preston, Philip Nixon, Michael Landreth, Dave Hasler, Sylvia Parry, Lee Walton, Jonathan Woodroffe, Tricia WoodroffeAccolade: