Moby ID: 50
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They mostly developed text adventure games, until the popularity of that genre began to fade and they were acquired by MicroProse in 1992. They collaborated with MicroProse in the development of The Legacy: Realm of Terror.
In 2017 several former members of the company founded Strand Games with the intention of re-releasing and re-mastering Magnetic Scrolls games on modern devices.
Credited on 12 Games from 1985 to 2019
|Jinxter Revived (2019 on Android, iPad, Linux...)|
|The Guild of Thieves Restored (2017 on Android, iPad, Macintosh...)|
|The Pawn: Remastered (2017 on iPad, Android, Macintosh...)|
|The Legacy: Realm of Terror (1992 on Linux, DOS, Windows...)|
|The Magnetic Scrolls Collection (1991 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)|
|Wonderland (1990 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)|
|Myth (1989 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)|
|Corruption (1988 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)|
|Fish (1988 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)|
|The Guild of Thieves (1987 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)|
|Jinxter (1987 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)|
|The Pawn (1985 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST...)|
Magnetic Scrolls was a runner-up in the "Best Programmer '87" award category of German gaming magazine Power Play.
Related Web Sites +
The Magnetic Scrolls Memorial
This game has information on their games, along with information on playing the games today.
The Magnetic Scrolls Chronicles (archived)
Website by Peter Verdi containing information about Magnetic Scrolls and their adventure games.
A 1987 feature in UK magazine Computer and Video Games.
The Magnetic Scrolls Gallery (archived)
This site has screenshots, maps, and solutions to Magnetic Scrolls games.
- 9 games with Strand Games
- 6 games with Rainbird Software
- 3 games with Firebird Licensees Inc.
- 3 games with United Software GmbH
- 3 games with Google LLC
- 2 games with Activision Publishing, Inc.
- 2 games with Avalon Interactive
- 2 games with Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
- 1 game with Telecomsoft (U.S.)
- 1 game with Piko Interactive LLC