Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.
A scene from the introduction, inside the Caliph's palace
The hourglass measures the time remaining, after which the curse on the Caliph becomes permanent
The world map, complete with a magnifying glass
Tactical map of the Damaron region. You must repel the troops of the Black Prince from the Capital
Sinbad's beloved princess Sylphani
Shooting down a Pteranoxos
Iris the Gypsy. Being the first released, the Amiga version has an entirely different graphical layout
Libitina the seductress...
...who indeed is just seducing Sinbad!
Like David with Goliath, our hero confronts the Cyclops with a sling
If Damaron is taken over, Sinbad will challenge Prince Camaral in a fight to the death
With the Black Prince taken care of, his troops are no longer a threat to the Capital. But your quest is far from over
Sinbad puts ashore his ship, the Sabaralus
The shipwreck mini-game. Any survivors you pick up will join you
Story-related events are told through a screen like this
The Roc will occasionally attack your party
Pirates attack the ship while Sinbad is ashore
When an earthquake occurs, Sinbad must climb his way out of the chasm
Fighting a skeleton
Sure this game doesn't lack variety
Grab a jewel when it's green-lit or you will ire the Idol
Rather than the Sasquatch, this one looks more like a guy in a Sasquatch costume
Will Sinbad fool the Genie by making this tricky wish?
The Shaman's help is essential, but finding him will not be easy
Sinbad fights with a lion.
Sinbad takes on the black panther.
Sinbad rescues the princess.
The first travel of the game
Choose a location from the signposts
No human interaction to that bit
Yea, she does look pretty fine
Good job "you" is one of the answers....
But she was just using you
Aim the spear accurately to shoot this down
Starting a combat sequence
Sail away with me, what will be will be
The results of combat
Don't fall off the captain's log
The story so far...
The beautiful princess.
The map of Sinbad's world.
Sinbad meets Libitina.
Sinbad meets the Gyspy.
Talking with the Gyspy.
Close up of the map.
Sailing through rough seas in this arcade sequence.
Avoid the rocks while climbing out of this chasm in this arcade sequence.
Game Over - Sinbad died.
Traveling on land arcade sequence.
Avoid the animals or get hurt!
Watch out for that snake!
The title screen.
The wise old gypsy.
Do you trust her?
Sword fighting with a thug.
Shoot it down quick!
The black prince. This guy looks like Darth Vader!
Credits on a scroll?
Where do you sail to next?
Moving armies around.
Avoid the birds and the pits!
Guide your guy out of the cave!
Where do next?
Hello, old person.
The shipwreck arcade sequence, pick up shipwrecked sailors, and avoid hitting the rocks.
Check Your Map
The Magic Jewel
The Jewel Lets You Command Your Armies
The ship wreck sequence, avoid the rocks and pick up survivors.
On your ship. Where to you go next?
I found a genie!
Taking on a Sasquatch.
Sinbad finds Libitina.
Libitina's lips up close... looks like she has Sinbad in her grip...
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