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Simon the Sorcerer II: The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe (Windows)

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Description

A sequel to Simon the Sorcerer, this second game in the series gives us more mis-adventures from our teenaged sorcerer (of some sort). Thrown into another dimension by his own wardrobe, Simon starts the heroic mission (of some sort) to find -- another wardrobe that could get him back home. Equipped with his pointy sorcerer's hat (of some sort), he will also rescue the world (again) from the evil Sordid.

A point-and-click adventure in a style similar to the first Simon game, only technologically improved.

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There are 52 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "魔法师西蒙2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "שוליית המכשף 2" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Simon the Sorcerer II: Der Löwe, der Zauberer & der Schrank" -- German title

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User Reviews

More British Adventure Gaming ETJB (447) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

La Aventura es la Aventura Apr 29, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Adventure Classic Gaming Sep 22, 1999 4 out of 5 80
GameZebo Jun 24, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure Gamers Oct 17, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Joystick (French) Nov, 1995 68 out of 100 68

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Trivia

Amiga version

The Amiga version, which wasn't released until several years later (and by a totally different company), didn't feature any background music at all. The reason was because the Amiga can't play MIDI music natively.

Title

The game's title was obviously inspired by the first book of C. S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia, entitled The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

Awards

  • PC Player
    • 1996 (Issue 1) - Best Adventure in 1995
    Information also contributed by Patrick Bregger and xxxxxxxxxxx

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