Salammbo: Battle for Carthage (Windows)

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Description

Based 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.

Screenshots

Salammbo: Battle for Carthage Windows Picking up objects is easy. These are necessary ingredients for a potent wine.
Salammbo: Battle for Carthage Windows Get down..
Salammbo: Battle for Carthage Windows He is in love with Salammbo (who is not?)
Salammbo: Battle for Carthage Windows Spendius finds an enemy uniform!

Alternate Titles

  • "Саламмбо" -- Russian spelling
  • "Salammbo: Peril in Carthage" -- Working title
  • "Salammbô" -- French title
  • "Salammbo" -- German title

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User Reviews

A little too short - but good while it lasted Jeanne (75502) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Netjak Jun 24, 2004 9.2 out of 10 92
Adventure Classic Gaming Jul 27, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure Corner Jul 13, 2003 79 out of 100 79
ComputerGames.ro Jun 24, 2003 79 out of 100 79
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 09, 2003 15 out of 20 75
Gamesmania.de Jul 17, 2003 73 out of 100 73
Aventura y Cía Oct 05, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adventure Gamers Apr 28, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Joystick (French) Apr, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Gamekult Apr 18, 2003 4 out of 10 40

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Jeanne (75502) added Salammbo: Battle for Carthage (Windows) on Jul 18, 2003