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Legend of Faerghail

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
80
4.2
Atari ST
77
3.8
DOS
...
3.7
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Description

Something bad has happened to the race of elves. Without provocation, they attack innocent people and are preparing to conquer the peaceful city of Thyn. The Count of Thyn needs somebody to go to the city of Cyldane and ask the local Count to send reinforcements. This task is given to the protagonist of the game, who has to recruit other adventurers to help him in dangerous battles. Soon the heroes will discover a greater evil behind the sudden insanity that plagues the elves, and will have to find a way to defeat it...

Legend of Faerghail is a role-playing game with an interface similar to that of The Bard's Tale series. The player explores towns, wilderness, and complex dungeons of the game from first-person perspective, fighting enemies in turn-based combat. The combat system requires the player to pay attention to the position of the characters in battle. For example, a mage will lose concentration and fail at spellcasting if he stands too close to the enemy.

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Legend of Faerghail Atari ST In the open air
Legend of Faerghail DOS The Inn, where you can create, load, and save characters
Legend of Faerghail DOS Valley of Faerghail
Legend of Faerghail Atari ST The starting town

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The Press Says

Zzap! Amiga Dec, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Raze Amiga Jan, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1990 83 out of 100 83
Datormagazin Amiga Dec, 1990 8 out of 10 80
Australian Commodore and Amiga Review Amiga Jan, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Atari ST User Atari ST Nov, 1990 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Action Amiga Nov, 1990 72 out of 100 72
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1992 70 out of 100 70
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1990 66 out of 100 66
Power Play Atari ST Nov, 1990 66 out of 100 66

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Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – Best Role-Playing Game in 1990

Contributed to by theoutrider (492), Martin Smith (63136) and Alexander Schaefer (2319)