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Written by  :  Tony Van (2665)
Written on  :  Jan 10, 2000
Platform  :  PC Booter
Rating  :  3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

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Summary

Great Game, Wrong Machine

The Good

The game mechanics are awesome. This game has always reminded me of the Chess sequence in Star Wars.

The Bad

The PC version is such a pale shadow of the game on the Atari or the C64. Not just the colors and the sound, but the fluidity of the character movements and attacks also.

The Bottom Line

One of the classics of the home computer age, but is constantly snubbed when re-released. Sale of the Nintendo version were poor, as well as the updated version Archon Ultra (released by SSI in the early 90's.)