The Staff of Karnath (Commodore 64)

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This game takes place in a mysterious castle. This castle is full of spirits, traps, spiders, etc. Your magic abilities can help you in your quest throughout this castle. Your job is to obtain all of the pieces of the Pentacle and find the Staff of Karnath. You only have until midnight to complete you mission.

You play as Sir Arthur Pendragon and must collect the 16 pentacle pieces and use them to establish the location of the staff which must then be destroyed. You start with an energy rating of 100% which is diminished if you come into contact with the castle's inhabitants.


The Staff of Karnath Commodore 64 Opening screen
The Staff of Karnath Commodore 64 Instructions screen
The Staff of Karnath Commodore 64 Enter the door before the skull blocks the way
The Staff of Karnath Commodore 64 Watch out for the flying arrow

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Personal Computer Games Feb, 1985 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Apr, 1985 31 out of 40 78
Commodore User Mar, 1985 15 out of 20 75


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