DescriptionThe Kingdom of Albereth was under attack of barbarian forces. King Valwyn drove the barbarians away, but was wounded in battles. Searching for a place where he could rest and restore his strength, he left the city - but never returned. Now, a new hero must rise and defend his homeland.
Times of Lore is an action game with light role-playing elements, which follows the adventures of a young warrior (strong barbarian, armored knight, or quick valkyrie) to assist a weakened kingdom from various threats, and to recover special Artifacts that once made the kingdom strong.
Gameplay consists of moving the protagonist in real-time (day and night) through various terrains, like forests, towns, and dungeons. The player character gathers basic items, like health and magic potions, and increasingly powerful weapons as he completes tasks and advances the plot. Conversations are handled through key phrases. Battles involve a few types of creatures (skeletons, orcs, rogues) of which there can be various flavors.
- "Ultra Realm" -- working title
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The Press Says
|Crash!||ZX Spectrum||Jul, 1989||90 out of 100||90|
|Power Play||Atari ST||1989||87 out of 100||87|
|Power Play||Amiga||Feb, 1990||79 out of 100||79|
|The Games Machine (UK)||DOS||Jun, 1989||76 out of 100||76|
|The Games Machine (UK)||ZX Spectrum||Jul, 1989||73 out of 100||73|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Commodore 64||Jan, 1989||73 out of 100||73|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Amstrad CPC||Jul, 1989||71 out of 100||71|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Amiga||Dec, 1989||7.8 out of 12||65|
|Nintendo Power Magazine||NES||Mar, 1991||3.1 out of 5||62|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Atari ST||Jan, 1989||7 out of 12||58|
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