Dawnssley (ZX Spectrum)

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The Gauntlet scenario is revisited in this budget-price game in which Hobbo the Elf and Thor the Warrior are trapped underground, with 27 levels to fight through. Hobbo is armed with fireballs and Thor with axes.

Keys must be collected to open doors, spells must be collected and used as appropriate, and energy recharges can be collected. The two-player mode is competitive, with each player capable of harming each other. Monsters emerge from the walls as you travel, and must be either killed or avoided, as contact with them drains your energy.


Dawnssley ZX Spectrum The last of this batch of monsters is about to be zapped and the score has increased quite nicely too
Dawnssley ZX Spectrum Contact with demons & monsters drains energy - thus killing the player's character. The game, as can be seen, is not very sympathetic
Dawnssley ZX Spectrum A later game. Out of the first cell and into a monster packed room. Luckily by this point the player had worked out which is the FIRE key
Dawnssley ZX Spectrum The action keys can be displayed via the main menu option but they cannot be changed

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1987 5.4 out of 12 45


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Martin Smith (62904) added Dawnssley (ZX Spectrum) on Mar 17, 2005