Sorcerer

aka: Sorcerer - INTERLOGIC Fantasy
Moby ID: 57
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Following the defeat of the evil Krill in Enchanter, the intrepid apprentice has become a full member of the Circle, under the command of the famed Necromancer Belboz. Very soon, however, the hero notices that something strange has been happening to the master. He frequently talks to himself and seems to be under some sort of a malevolent influence - until one day, he is mysteriously kidnapped. Looks like the brave Enchanter must venture on a perilous journey once again, and bring back the leader of the Circle.

Sorcerer is a sequel to Enchanter, and is part of the Zork universe. Like its predecessors, it is a text adventure, in which the player interacts with the game world by typing combinations of verbs and objects. The spell system from the previous game is back; a new feature is the protagonist's ability to drink magical potions, which must be done sometimes in order to solve the game's puzzles.

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Average score: 80% (based on 9 ratings)

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Average score: 3.6 out of 5 (based on 39 ratings with 1 reviews)

Solid Adventure Game

The Good
Using the spells metaphore again, this game does not let you down. It uses the "waking dream" plot device, you dream a bit of your fate each day. Nice foreshadowing touch.

The Bad
Nothing I remember.

The Bottom Line
Fine addition to the Enchanter Trilogy

DOS · by Tony Van (2803) · 1999

Trivia

In 1984, Sorceror was advertised on the back cover of Boy's Life magazine in an attempt by Infocom to reach a larger audience. The plan backfired when postal workers decided not to deliver that issue of the magazine on the grounds that it "advertised a satanic product".

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  • Infocom homepage
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  • The Infocom Gallery
    High-quality scans of the grey box package and manual of Sorcerer.

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Game added by Brian Hirt.

Commodore 64 added by Quapil. TRS-80 added by Slik. Apple II added by Droog. Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit added by Kabushi. Amiga, Macintosh added by Terok Nor. Amstrad PCW added by Игги Друге. Atari ST added by Belboz.

Additional contributors: Dietmar Uschkoreit, Alan Chan, Pseudo_Intellectual, mo , c64fan.

Game added March 1, 1999. Last modified January 23, 2024.