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Description

Badh the queen has imposed a terrible vengeance on the land by kidnapping the fairies. To restore things their rightful way, you must rescue them.

As you progress through the levels of platform-adventure action, you will come across fairies which are rescued by touching them. Enemies include Venus Fly Traps, localized acid rain showers and dragons, which can be avoided or shot in the bonus shoot 'em up sections. You will need help to reach some levels; this comes from Mael Dvin the Eagle. After each level there's a bonus game in which tears must be collected for points.

Screenshots

Stormlord Commodore 64 Loading screen
Stormlord Amstrad CPC A gold key and a naked fairie await you
Stormlord Amiga It is important to destroy the balls before they reach the ground. Otherwise you will have to deal with gargoyles.
Stormlord ZX Spectrum Main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "ストームロード" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Warning: This game is rated PG and contains nudity Amiga *Katakis* (38182)
Slow side scrolling platform puzzle action game. DOS gametrader (229)

Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum May, 1989 91 out of 100 91
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 87 out of 100 87
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum May, 1989 86 out of 100 86
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Jun, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Jul, 1991 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Genesis Oct, 1991 630 out of 1000 63
Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 14, 2011 6 out of 10 60
Pixel-Heroes.de Genesis Jun, 2003 5 out of 10 50
Pixel-Heroes.de Commodore 64 Jun, 2003 5 out of 10 50
Power Play Amstrad CPC Jun, 1989 38 out of 100 38

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Trivia

Genesis version

Unlike other versions of the game, the faeries are not naked in the Genesis version.

Mael Dvin

Mael Dvin is a corruption of the name of Mev Dinc, another famed Hewson programmer of the era.

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • November 1994 (Issue 50) – #24 The All-Time Top 50 C64 Games


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