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Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Screenshots

DOS version

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Title screen

Title screen

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Main menu

Main menu

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS The intro begins with a lovely view of a peaceful village...

The intro begins with a lovely view of a peaceful village...

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS ...and soon demonstrates the smooth combination of computer graphics and live actors

...and soon demonstrates the smooth combination of computer graphics and live actors

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS The game starts here. Luther doesn't really know what to do yet and chooses to aimlessly wave a stalagmite here and there. Use it as a weapon, dummy!

The game starts here. Luther doesn't really know what to do yet and chooses to aimlessly wave a stalagmite here and there. Use it as a weapon, dummy!

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS You sneak on this live-action guard and are about to bring him down

You sneak on this live-action guard and are about to bring him down

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Luther is hurt, there is blood on his face. Maybe he should actually fight that giant spider instead of opening his inventory for a MobyGames screenshot capture next time

Luther is hurt, there is blood on his face. Maybe he should actually fight that giant spider instead of opening his inventory for a MobyGames screenshot capture next time

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Physical puzzle: stack crates on top of each other to reach a secret area

Physical puzzle: stack crates on top of each other to reach a secret area

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS FMV cutscene, again with an actress and a strange beast co-existing

FMV cutscene, again with an actress and a strange beast co-existing

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Draracle's hall. The skeleton looks tired

Draracle's hall. The skeleton looks tired

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS You can smash those vases - maybe there are items inside. This looks like an interesting museum...

You can smash those vases - maybe there are items inside. This looks like an interesting museum...

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS The automap looks great and is very useful, indeed

The automap looks great and is very useful, indeed

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS I reached an optional chamber with an axe. Now, how do I get it?..

I reached an optional chamber with an axe. Now, how do I get it?..

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS As a lizard you can crawl through narrow passages. Beware of the foes there, though!

As a lizard you can crawl through narrow passages. Beware of the foes there, though!

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Yup, that must hurt. Then again, why did you attack him? He looks like a rare, endangered feline species

Yup, that must hurt. Then again, why did you attack him? He looks like a rare, endangered feline species

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS The guard to Huline village chats with you

The guard to Huline village chats with you

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS You explore the Hive Caves. You decide to cast your summon spell to match the lava with stylish pink

You explore the Hive Caves. You decide to cast your summon spell to match the lava with stylish pink

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Some locations are displayed as pre-rendered images with "jumping" navigation, like in Myst-style adventure games. This screenshot also illustrates the possibility to kill any character you encounter

Some locations are displayed as pre-rendered images with "jumping" navigation, like in Myst-style adventure games. This screenshot also illustrates the possibility to kill any character you encounter

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Only a portion of the Huline village can be explored in true 3D...

Only a portion of the Huline village can be explored in true 3D...

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS ...while the rest reverts to the adventure-like format. This shop is an exquisitely decorated pre-rendered image

...while the rest reverts to the adventure-like format. This shop is an exquisitely decorated pre-rendered image

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS The game is full of atmospheric locations. Being pursued by a bluish ghost in these ruins is genuinely creepy

The game is full of atmospheric locations. Being pursued by a bluish ghost in these ruins is genuinely creepy

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Savage Jungle. It's dark, and you meet some interesting characters

Savage Jungle. It's dark, and you meet some interesting characters

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Beautiful sky over cemetery. You have morphed into your Beast form and prepare to attack some zombies

Beautiful sky over cemetery. You have morphed into your Beast form and prepare to attack some zombies

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS As a lizard, you enter ominous caves with strange creatures

As a lizard, you enter ominous caves with strange creatures

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Claw Mountains - beautiful icy environment. Though probably not the best place to test this new spell of yours

Claw Mountains - beautiful icy environment. Though probably not the best place to test this new spell of yours

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS The Citadel is a rather annoying level. Pesky creatures would attack and then suddenly disappear, leaving those nice-looking, but deadly traps

The Citadel is a rather annoying level. Pesky creatures would attack and then suddenly disappear, leaving those nice-looking, but deadly traps

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Beautiful lighting and intricate art in the Huline Temple

Beautiful lighting and intricate art in the Huline Temple

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Nice view over the City of Ancients

Nice view over the City of Ancients

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS A FMV depicting the ride in the lavishly decorated transportation system of the City

A FMV depicting the ride in the lavishly decorated transportation system of the City

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS You can now explore the large, mysterious abandoned city on foot

You can now explore the large, mysterious abandoned city on foot

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Rising platforms and changing terrain on the way to the mysterious chamber

Rising platforms and changing terrain on the way to the mysterious chamber

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Exploring a cool-looking lab

Exploring a cool-looking lab

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS You got poisoned in those dark caves, and attacked by two giant spiders. Maybe you should have just stayed at home

You got poisoned in those dark caves, and attacked by two giant spiders. Maybe you should have just stayed at home

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS I think Belial should work on his social skills. Removing scary skulls from the entrance to his chamber would be a good start

I think Belial should work on his social skills. Removing scary skulls from the entrance to his chamber would be a good start

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS Luther is killed in a hard boss battle

Luther is killed in a hard boss battle

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny DOS One of the final levels. Let's stop for a moment and see all the splendid equipment, items, and spells we have acquired!

One of the final levels. Let's stop for a moment and see all the splendid equipment, items, and spells we have acquired!


Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Screenshots

Windows version

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Main Title

Main Title

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Main Menu

Main Menu

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Gladstone Keep where you're imprisoned (intro animation)

Gladstone Keep where you're imprisoned (intro animation)

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows At the beginning you'll get all the help you'll need.

At the beginning you'll get all the help you'll need.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Inventory can have up to 9 pieces of each content.

Inventory can have up to 9 pieces of each content.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Riding a dragon is truly a magnificent scene.

Riding a dragon is truly a magnificent scene.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Trying sparking effects in the Huline jungle.

Trying sparking effects in the Huline jungle.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Area map (can be zoomed in/out, checked for up/down levels, mark some spot...)

Area map (can be zoomed in/out, checked for up/down levels, mark some spot...)

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Monastery main hall

Monastery main hall

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Mistress Dawn is in the library, but seems there are no book that could help you lift the curse.

Mistress Dawn is in the library, but seems there are no book that could help you lift the curse.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Shooting arrows toward Ruloi Temple, a pretty dangerous place.

Shooting arrows toward Ruloi Temple, a pretty dangerous place.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows If you think this is for intimidation, you're absolutely right, as Ruloi Temple is a harsh place to survive.

If you think this is for intimidation, you're absolutely right, as Ruloi Temple is a harsh place to survive.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows The inner circle of the City of the Ancients where another unfinished replica of Belial awaits you.

The inner circle of the City of the Ancients where another unfinished replica of Belial awaits you.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows This scene you'll only see if you twist your destiny and become evil. Dawn will try to seduce you and kill you... of course, she won't make it alive.

This scene you'll only see if you twist your destiny and become evil. Dawn will try to seduce you and kill you... of course, she won't make it alive.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows Belial (on the left) and Draracle (on the right).

Belial (on the left) and Draracle (on the right).

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) Gladstone guards are searching Draracle's caves since you escaped the dungeon.

(with 3d acc.) Gladstone guards are searching Draracle's caves since you escaped the dungeon.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) As a lizzard, your magic ability is way increased.

(with 3d acc.) As a lizzard, your magic ability is way increased.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) Most creatures aren't fighting ones, for example, this mindless zombie won't attack you first.

(with 3d acc.) Most creatures aren't fighting ones, for example, this mindless zombie won't attack you first.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) Beside better look, 3d acc. darkens picture quite a bit, but guess that's for shadowing system, huh?

(with 3d acc.) Beside better look, 3d acc. darkens picture quite a bit, but guess that's for shadowing system, huh?

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) Beast form is the slowest one, and alter in the game, not even that strong comparing to some weapons.

(with 3d acc.) Beast form is the slowest one, and alter in the game, not even that strong comparing to some weapons.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) City of the Ancient was beneath the ocean before you raised it above water level.

(with 3d acc.) City of the Ancient was beneath the ocean before you raised it above water level.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) The statue of Belial could mean that you're close to another Belial replica.

(with 3d acc.) The statue of Belial could mean that you're close to another Belial replica.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) Summoning the demon.

(with 3d acc.) Summoning the demon.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) Belial creates an image of your mother, Scotia, to keep you ocupied while he gets dressed.

(with 3d acc.) Belial creates an image of your mother, Scotia, to keep you ocupied while he gets dressed.

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny Windows (with 3d acc.) Dawn awaits you at the cave's entrance for some news of missing huline girl.

(with 3d acc.) Dawn awaits you at the cave's entrance for some news of missing huline girl.