Venom

Venom DOS The game's title screen

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Commodore 64
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Amstrad CPC
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DOS
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3.0
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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 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 The game starts here, outside the inn, waiting for Rikka's companions. The window below the picture shows the available exits from this location
Venom Commodore 64 The story unfolds as Rikka explores. text such as this is displayed when there's no artwork for the current location
Venom DOS After mounting his horse Rikka rides off 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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