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DescriptionTorin is a young boy who lives in a little country house on a planet called Strata with his parents and with his purple cat-like friend Boogle. One day he returns home, only to find out his parents were imprisoned in a magical spell. Apparently, the spell was cast by a sorceress named Lycentia. He must now travel to distant lands to find a way to remove the spell and confront the sorceress. What he doesn't know is that this journey will also help him to discover his true origins and his true purpose in life...
Created by Al Lowe of Leisure Suit Larry fame, Torin's Passage is a fairy tale-like humorous adventure with cartoon-style graphics and animations. Torin interacts with characters and objects in a point-and-click fashion, and can also use Boogle's special shape-shifting abilities. During their journey, Boogle will learn how to turn into a variety of objects, which is essential for solving many of the game's puzzles. The game also has many traditional inventory-based tasks as well as other types of puzzles. To facilitate the puzzle-solving, the game has a built-in hint system; using the hints will deduce points from the player's score.
- "Странствия Торина" -- Russian spelling
- "מסעותיו של טורין" -- Hebrew spelling
- "Stranstvija Torina" -- Russian title
- "Mas'otav shel Torin" -- Hebrew title
Part of the Following Group
|Yuck! Blergh! Blah!||Joakim Kihlman (270)||unrated|
|One of the most entertaining games for all ages!||Erwin Bergervoet (302)||unrated|
|Al Lowe Humor, Family Style||Adam Baratz (1353)|
The Press Says
|Entertainment Weekly||Feb 23, 1996||B+||83|
|World Village (Gamer's Zone)||1995||80|
|PC Games (Germany)||Dec, 1995||79 out of 100||79|
|Power Play||Dec, 1995||72 out of 100||72|
|PC Player (Germany)||Dec, 1995||71 out of 100||71|
|GameSpot||May 01, 1996||7 out of 10||70|
|Quandary||Feb 14, 1996||70|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Feb, 1996||60|
|Adventure Gamers||Mar 27, 2003||50|
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|Cover art mix-up||1||Sciere (228112)
May 18, 2007
TriviaThe RPG Betrayal in Antara features a character named Torrance Pasege. Rather an obscure reference.
Related Web Sites
- Hints for Torin's Passage -- If you're stuck playing Torin's Passage, these question and answer type hints give you the solutions gradually.
Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2156) added Torin's Passage (Windows) on Mar 29, 2000