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Elvira (Atari ST)

Elvira Atari ST Somebody cheated with the stats


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Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is an adventure game. The game uses a first-person perspective in which the hero wanders around solving puzzles, and combating with undead creatures that have overrun Elvira’s Castle.

This game features dozens of different death sequences. If the cook in the kitchen kills you, for example, you can see your head floating in her cauldron. The game also has a real-time combat system. You have to time your attacks and blocks in order to defeat the enemy.


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Elvira Atari ST Dungeon
Elvira Atari ST The hardest enemy in the game
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Alternate Titles

  • "Elvira: The Fantasy Adventure" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Elvira: Mistress of the Dark" -- In-game title

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Critic Reviews

Zero Jun, 1990 93 out of 100 93
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1992 87 out of 100 87
Atari ST User Aug, 1991 87 out of 100 87
ST Format May, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Score Feb, 1996 8 out of 10 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Apr, 1991 7.8 out of 12 65
Power Play May, 1991 42 out of 100 42


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The game uses a modified version of AberMUD with added graphical extensions called the AGOS Engine. AberMUD was originally written by Alan Cox who is now a well-known Linux developer at Red Hat.


  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1991 (Issue #88) – Role-Playing Game of the Year
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Jeanne (76455) added Elvira (Atari ST) on Apr 28, 2003
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