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Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Screenshots

Amiga version

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Series title screen

Series title screen

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga The title screen for this entry in the series.

The title screen for this entry in the series.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Start of the lengthy introduction.

Start of the lengthy introduction.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Orcs are among the enemies you will encounter.

Orcs are among the enemies you will encounter.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga The introduction tells the tale of the Blade of Destiny.

The introduction tells the tale of the Blade of Destiny.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Thorwalians have a viking look.

Thorwalians have a viking look.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Character generation is complex.

Character generation is complex.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga You can assign attributes yourself, or pick from a large selection of archetypes. Some are regular fantasy game staples like the warrior.

You can assign attributes yourself, or pick from a large selection of archetypes. Some are regular fantasy game staples like the warrior.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Or the magician.

Or the magician.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Others are more unusual such as the Jester.

Others are more unusual such as the Jester.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Starting out a new game at the Temple in Thorval. You can save the game or change your party composition at Temples.

Starting out a new game at the Temple in Thorval. You can save the game or change your party composition at Temples.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Wandering around Thorval.

Wandering around Thorval.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Random encounters can pop up as you explore. Here a beggar asks for some coin.

Random encounters can pop up as you explore. Here a beggar asks for some coin.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga On the edge of the town.

On the edge of the town.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Robbed! Another random encounter.

Robbed! Another random encounter.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga The journal.

The journal.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga You can travel by boat at the shipyard, if there are any in port.

You can travel by boat at the shipyard, if there are any in port.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga You can travel overland via this map screen.

You can travel overland via this map screen.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Clicking on the map provides descriptions of the places you can visit.

Clicking on the map provides descriptions of the places you can visit.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Traveling long distances will require you to camp overnight. Make sure to assign guards!

Traveling long distances will require you to camp overnight. Make sure to assign guards!

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Attacked while at camp.

Attacked while at camp.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Combat is turn based. Each character has a large menu of options they can perform.

Combat is turn based. Each character has a large menu of options they can perform.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Spells don't always cast successfully.

Spells don't always cast successfully.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Once the enemy is dispatched, you can collect the treasure.

Once the enemy is dispatched, you can collect the treasure.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Not everyone in town is friendly.

Not everyone in town is friendly.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga The overhead auto-map screen.

The overhead auto-map screen.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga You can choose to break into houses but many have nothing of interest.

You can choose to break into houses but many have nothing of interest.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Amiga Stopping by for a rest at the local inn.

Stopping by for a rest at the local inn.


Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny Screenshots

DOS version

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS A temple in Thorwal

A temple in Thorwal

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Buying some weapons and armour

Buying some weapons and armour

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS A fight at night

A fight at night

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS The Map

The Map

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Das Schwarze Auge consists of three parts: Overland travel on the 2D map (see screenshot 4), city and dungeon exploration in 3D...

Das Schwarze Auge consists of three parts: Overland travel on the 2D map (see screenshot 4), city and dungeon exploration in 3D...

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS ...and isometric combat.

...and isometric combat.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS The game provides a crude, color-coded automap.

The game provides a crude, color-coded automap.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Your quest is to visit persons all over Aventurien...

Your quest is to visit persons all over Aventurien...

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS ...and collect pieces of an ancient map that point the way to the legendary Blade of Destiny.

...and collect pieces of an ancient map that point the way to the legendary Blade of Destiny.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Unfortunately, Orcish hordes are on a rampage through the land, and will ambush you frequently.

Unfortunately, Orcish hordes are on a rampage through the land, and will ambush you frequently.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Boss battle: This druid with his pack of white wolves has one of the map pieces you're looking for.

Boss battle: This druid with his pack of white wolves has one of the map pieces you're looking for.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Travelling by ship is quick, but not without its dangers: a giant octopod may attack...

Travelling by ship is quick, but not without its dangers: a giant octopod may attack...

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS ...and pirates may board the ship, forcing you to defend yourself.

...and pirates may board the ship, forcing you to defend yourself.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Camping in the wilderness, your party can search for valuable herbs.

Camping in the wilderness, your party can search for valuable herbs.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Entering a dungeon.

Entering a dungeon.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Picking a locked door in a cave.

Picking a locked door in a cave.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS A chest! But beware: it might be trapped.

A chest! But beware: it might be trapped.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Dungeon automap. Since levels are always square, you can easily figure out where secret rooms are.

Dungeon automap. Since levels are always square, you can easily figure out where secret rooms are.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS Dungeon combat. As our fighter strikes, a mummy crumbles to ashes.

Dungeon combat. As our fighter strikes, a mummy crumbles to ashes.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS In a fierce fight against necromancers and their undead vassals, one of our party members has been knocked out.

In a fierce fight against necromancers and their undead vassals, one of our party members has been knocked out.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] Texts are reasonably well translated from German.

[English Version] Texts are reasonably well translated from German.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] The improved automap now indicates doors.

[English Version] The improved automap now indicates doors.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] Character sheet. This dwarf has just gained a level.

[English Version] Character sheet. This dwarf has just gained a level.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] Combat options.

[English Version] Combat options.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] Exploring the Ship of Death.

[English Version] Exploring the Ship of Death.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] Combat on board of the Ship of Death.

[English Version] Combat on board of the Ship of Death.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] The natives are friendly...

[English Version] The natives are friendly...

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] We just found a companion!

[English Version] We just found a companion!

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] Overland travel.

[English Version] Overland travel.

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny DOS [English Version] Oops. Dead?

[English Version] Oops. Dead?