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Sword of Honour

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
68
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Commodore 64
...
...
DOS
...
2.7
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Description

In the game you are a noble ninja, who has to prove the honour of shogun Yuichiro by recovering a stolen sword from the evil Toranaga. Walking from a village to a castle, you fight enemies and avoid traps using your skills in martial arts and Japanese weapons, collecting useful items and uncovering the twisty plot of the story.

Using a keyboard you can walk from screen to screen, jump, and pick up items. Using two mouse buttons you can kick or punch opponents as well as use, give or drop collected items.

Screenshots

Sword of Honour Amiga Roll attack
Sword of Honour Amiga Game over
Sword of Honour Amiga Inside house
Sword of Honour DOS Ouch!

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The Press Says

CU Amiga Amiga Sep, 1992 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Action Amiga Nov, 1992 84 out of 100 84
64'er Commodore 64 Apr, 1993 8 out of 10 80
Secret Service / New S Service Amiga Jul, 1994 80 out of 100 80
The One Amiga Sep, 1992 77 out of 100 77
Amiga Format Amiga Oct, 1992 67 out of 100 67
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1992 63 out of 100 63
Australian Commodore and Amiga Review Amiga May, 1993 62 out of 100 62
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1992 60 out of 100 60
Amiga Power Amiga Oct, 1992 28 out of 100 28

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Trivia

The Megatronix reissue was rather sneaky - charging an optimistic £20 (even Monkey Island 2 only cost £17 at the time), and making no direct mention of the game's origin or age, even though its incompatibility with the A1200 is something of a giveaway. Soon after this, Acid Software started reissuing classic MicroProse and Electronic Arts titles for around £10 each, to fill the game for game-starved Amiga owners now that Hit Squad titles weren't being produced in massive numbers.
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