Venom

Venom DOS The game's title screen

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ZX Spectrum
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DOS
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3.0
Commodore 64
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Description

Venom is a text based adventure game with graphics.

Many, many years ago the great Lord Mirosima defeated the evil Traklan and condemned him to spend eternity underground. Time passed and Traklan has arisen and once more threatens the land of Armosin. The player takes the role of Rikka, a warrior and friend of the current ruler, Arrel. The game starts outside an inn, the Dancing Drayman, where Rikka has arranged to meet his friends Arrel and Beris, and unfolds as they explore the land.

This game can be played either with the keyboard or by joystick. The commands needed to play the game, 'Go North', 'Examine', 'Give' etc are listed in a window on the right of the playing area. The player selects one by scrolling to it and the game then allows the player to select a suitable subject from either the inventory, the list of companions, or the text describing the current location.


Screenshots

Venom DOS An example of the game's humour. The LOOK command was used to look at Rikka, the players character
Venom Commodore 64 The game starts here, outside the inn. The commands are in the window on the right. The window beneath the picture shows the authors names and then the exits from this location
Venom DOS This is the start of the game. 
The commands are on the right. The central bar displays the names of the game's authors followed by the exits from this location
Venom ZX Spectrum Back on his horse Rikka sets off exploring and the story begins to unfold

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 5 out of 10 50
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Mar, 1988 4 out of 10 40

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