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Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe

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Description

A sequel to Simon the Sorcerer, this second game in the series gives us more mis-adventures from our teenaged sorcerer (of some sort). Thrown into another dimension by his own wardrobe, Simon starts the heroic mission (of some sort) to find -- another wardrobe that could get him back home. Equipped with his pointy sorcerer's hat (of some sort), he will also rescue the world (again) from the evil Sordid.

A point-and-click adventure in a style similar to the first Simon game, only technologically improved.

Screenshots

Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe DOS Sleeping princess
Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe DOS Joke shop
Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe DOS Simon performing to the king.
Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe DOS Loan office

Alternate Titles

  • "魔法师西蒙2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "שוליית המכשף 2" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Simon the Sorcerer II: Der Löwe, der Zauberer & der Schrank" -- German title

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The Press Says

CD Player DOS 1996 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) DOS Aug, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Future Amiga Dec, 2000 87 out of 100 87
The DOS Spirit DOS Dec 20, 2011 5 out of 6 83
Adventure Gamers DOS Sep 17, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
macHOME Macintosh 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Quandary DOS Nov, 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Games4Mac Macintosh 2001 77 out of 100 77
MacNN Macintosh Mar 08, 2001 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Nov 09, 2001 2.5 out of 10 25

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Trivia

Amiga version

The Amiga version, which wasn't released until several years later (and by a totally different company), didn't feature any background music at all. The reason was because the Amiga can't play MIDI music natively.

Title

The game's title was obviously inspired by the first book of C. S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia, entitled The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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