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Times of Lore (ZX Spectrum)

Times of Lore Screenshots

ZX Spectrum version

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum Load screen - this and the story-boards are only displayed on the 'character generation' side of the tape

Load screen - this and the story-boards are only displayed on the 'character generation' side of the tape

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum The story is explained in a series of eight story-board screens

The story is explained in a series of eight story-board screens

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum The ninth screen is the character selection screen

The ninth screen is the character selection screen

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum It is possible to play the game without loading a character by loading straight from the 'game' side of the tape. Then the game loads straight to this screen.

It is possible to play the game without loading a character by loading straight from the 'game' side of the tape. Then the game loads straight to this screen.

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum This is the start of the game. I'm on the roof of some building and need to go down the stairs to the left to make contact with other characters

This is the start of the game. I'm on the roof of some building and need to go down the stairs to the left to make contact with other characters

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum Wherever I walk my character stays roughly in the centre of the screen and the world moves underneath him. Here I've left the character movement and have activated the 'command mode'

Wherever I walk my character stays roughly in the centre of the screen and the world moves underneath him. Here I've left the character movement and have activated the 'command mode'

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum Nothing here then. 
The character ate rations all by himself

Nothing here then. The character ate rations all by himself

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum Downstairs and the first character interaction. I feel a quest coming on

Downstairs and the first character interaction. I feel a quest coming on

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum Conversation is activated by selecting the mouth icon in command mode.

Conversation is activated by selecting the mouth icon in command mode.

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum Exploring the countryside. The other character on screen is a bad guy. I cannot move because I am blocked in

Exploring the countryside. The other character on screen is a bad guy. I cannot move because I am blocked in

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum Luckily one of his own kills him and he leaves a bag of gold behind. They don't all do this. It must be picked up, none of that 'walk over it to collect it' nonsense.

Luckily one of his own kills him and he leaves a bag of gold behind. They don't all do this. It must be picked up, none of that 'walk over it to collect it' nonsense.

Times of Lore ZX Spectrum I killed this one. Combat at this level seems to consist of getting close, but not in the line of fire, and attacking. Looks like I can attack diagonally too which is a bonus.

I killed this one. Combat at this level seems to consist of getting close, but not in the line of fire, and attacking. Looks like I can attack diagonally too which is a bonus.