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Valhalla and the Lord of Infinity

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Amiga
57
2.8
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Description

You are the rightful heir to the Throne of the Kingdom of Infinity, but the evil Lords of Infinity have taken over and made a mess of the land. You must go after them and retrieve your birthright.

The game is a top-down adventure using a joystick- and icon-based control system. When you walk up to an object you wish to investigate, press fire to gain access to the icons at the bottom of the screen, with which you can look at, pick up or use an object. There are also people who will talk to you.

And I mean 'talk' - the game is full of speech for every action, including your character saying things such as "There's nothing here" and "I can't do that" in response to each instruction. Each level has one disk's worth of speech, and there's no disk swapping during the game.

The level designs include hidden holes in the floor, but there are maps to locate these.

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Valhalla and the Lord of Infinity Amiga Title screen
Valhalla and the Lord of Infinity Amiga Game start
Valhalla and the Lord of Infinity Amiga Intro
Valhalla and the Lord of Infinity Amiga Icon menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Valhalla 1" -- Informal name

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The Press Says

CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1994 90 out of 100 90
AmigaInfo Amiga Nov, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Amiga Joker Amiga Aug, 1994 68 out of 100 68
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Sep, 1994 8 out of 12 67
Amiga Format Amiga Jul, 1994 23 out of 100 23
Amiga Power Amiga Jul, 1994 19 out of 100 19

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Trivia

One clever Amiga user took some of the sampled speech in this game and used it to create a mock-techno track by the name of 'It's A Skull'. The track was included as a MOD file on the coverdisk with the 50th issue of Amiga Power magazine. The track had a measure of humour to it, and three lines near the end made a neat joke - "It's a locked door", "It's a door key", "I don't understand". You can download it through a search on us.aminet.net - many PC programs such as DeliPlayer can play MOD files, so you don't need an Amiga or Amiga emulator.
Contributed to by Martin Smith (63132) and コナン (76898)