DescriptionBased upon Gustave Flaubert's 1858 novel Salammbo, this is the epic story of love and hate, revenge and rivalry. Taking place during the fall of Carthage to the Roman Empire, you play Spendius, slave and close companion of Matho, a Libyan mercenary, who is in love with Salammbo, General Hamilcar's daughter. As Spendius you must outwit rebel forces and rescue the City of Carthage as well as reunite Matho with his true love.
The game features music from "Mozarts Requiem", and rich graphics designed by famed French artist Philippe Druillet whose illustrations also appear in Ring: Legend of Nibelungen and its sequel Ring II. Druillet rescued Salammbo from Cryo, the company who began the development, and finished the product himself.
Find inventory items, talk to numerous non-player characters and solve a variety of different puzzles in this point and click, mouse-driven adventure.
- "Саламмбо" -- Russian spelling
- "Salammbo: Peril in Carthage" -- Working title
- "Salammbô" -- French title
- "Salammbo" -- German title
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|A little too short - but good while it lasted||Jeanne (75620)|
The Press Says
|Netjak||Jun 24, 2004||9.2 out of 10||92|
|Adventure Classic Gaming||Jul 27, 2013||80|
|Adventure Corner||Jul 13, 2003||79 out of 100||79|
|Adventurearchiv||May 22, 2003||75 out of 100||75|
|4Players.de||May 30, 2003||74 out of 100||74|
|Gamesmania||Jul 17, 2003||73 out of 100||73|
|Adventure Gamers||Apr 28, 2003||70|
|Aventura y Cía||Oct 05, 2003||70|
|PC Games (Germany)||Jun 23, 2003||69 out of 100||69|
|Gamekult||Apr 18, 2003||4 out of 10||40|
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Related Web Sites
- Hints for Salammbo (Question and answer type solution guide)
- Jen's Walkthrough (Another walkthrough)
- Salammbo (Official web site)
- Walkthrough for Salammbo (Full solution on the Gameboomers site)
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