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Myth: History in the Making (ZX Spectrum)

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In this platform game, you are a mere mortal who has been called by the Gods to defeat several mythological creatures that have been turned bad by the evil Dameron.

Myth: History in the Making is a platform game with a lot of fighting. The levels of this game deal with different mythologies, from ancient Greece to the Vikings, over to Valhalla (where none other than the hammer-wielding Thor awaits you), and more.

Apart from jumping from platform to platform, you'll also fight the enemies and bosses in your path with a variety of weapons - in the beginning you have only fists to defend yourself, but later you'll find more powerful weapons, such as swords and axes. There are many various types of enemies, different on every level. Typically, enemies keep appearing and coming at you from all sides, no matter how many of them you kill - so you have to keep moving.

Some obstacles in the game require not only brute force, but also a bit of thinking and puzzle-solving (and guesswork) to get past.


Myth: History in the Making ZX Spectrum During a jump to higher and stable platform.
Myth: History in the Making ZX Spectrum White bird was inside a vase I just broke.
Myth: History in the Making ZX Spectrum This area is occupied by moving ghosts.
Myth: History in the Making ZX Spectrum Evil demon is guarding fourth teleport ball.

Alternate Titles

  • "Conan" -- NES title

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The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) Nov, 1989 92 out of 100 92


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Two games indeed 2 Terok Nor (19017)
Dec 15, 2012



Advertising, as well as the ending sequence of the Amiga version (and possibly others) suggest a sequel was planned, titled Dawn of Steel.


  • EMAP Golden Joystick Awards 1990 (published by ACE #33, 1990/6)
    • Winner Best 8-Bit Graphics

B.L. Stryker (20702) added Myth: History in the Making (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 06, 2004
Other platforms contributed by EboMike (3009), B.L. Stryker (20702), Kabushi (125982) and Atom Ant (776)