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Tales of the Unknown: Volume I - The Bard's Tale

MobyRank MobyScore
NES
...
3.7
Apple II
...
4.3
Amstrad CPC
...
4.0

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.0
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.8
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.1
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.4
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.9
Overall MobyScore (107 votes)3.8

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 8 4.3
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 4.6
      Personal Slant 4.4
      Sound / Music 4.3
      Story / Presentation 4.0
Amstrad CPC 5 4.0
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.4
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 4.2
Apple II 7 4.3
      Gameplay 4.4
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 4.6
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.5
Apple IIgs 2 4.5
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 4.5
      Story / Presentation 4.5
Atari ST 4 4.2
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 3.8
      Story / Presentation 4.5
Commodore 64 9 4.4
      Gameplay 4.7
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.7
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 4.6
DOS 58 3.6
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.0
      Story / Presentation 3.7
Macintosh 3 3.7
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 3.7
      Sound / Music 3.7
      Story / Presentation 3.7
NES 5 3.7
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 3.6
PC-98 2 4.5
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.5
      Sound / Music 4.5
      Story / Presentation 4.5
ZX Spectrum 4 3.9
      Gameplay 4.0
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 3.8
      Story / Presentation 4.0


User Reviews

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