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Description

The Prince and the Coward is a 2D point and click adventure. The game is set in a fantasy kingdom. Young Galador makes a deal with the devil to become a prince and have a life full of adventures. Very quickly, Galador realizes this kind of life is not for him and now is trying to get back his old life.

The game is controlled by mouse (clicking on an item brings up a menu with possible actions) and apart from adventure puzzles, contains some minor arcade sequences.

Screenshots

The Prince and the Coward Windows Becoming adept in meditation hermit
The Prince and the Coward Windows Alchemist shop
The Prince and the Coward Windows Puzzle solving
The Prince and the Coward Windows Mysterious stranger

Alternate Titles

  • "Галадор: Пpоклятие Пpинца" -- Russian spelling
  • "Książę i Tchórz" -- Polish title
  • "Galador: Der Fluch des Prinzen" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

Przygodoskop Jan 15, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Reset Feb, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Just Adventure Jan, 2002 B+ 83
Feibel.de 1999 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
Power Play Mar, 1999 72 out of 100 72
Gamesmania.de 1998 70 out of 100 70
PC Player (Germany) May, 1999 63 out of 100 63
PC Games (Germany) Apr, 1999 59 out of 100 59
PC Joker Apr, 1999 55 out of 100 55

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Trivia

Arivald

Present in the game, the sorcerer Arivald is a character from the series of stories ("Arivald z Wybrzeża" - "Arivald from the Coast") written by Jacek Piekara.

Short PDF novel on CD

The game CD contains a PDF file of a short story called "Es ist nicht alles Gold, was glänzt (und umgekehrt)" - "All that glitters is not gold (and the other way round)" by Jacek Piekara. The story is only loosely connected to the game, but is nevertheless worth reading.
freaky_hardware (1475) added The Prince and the Coward (Windows) on Oct 22, 2007