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Gauntlet II is very similar to its predecessor. Up to four players (a wizard, a warrior, an elf, and a valkyrie) make their way through various mazes, collect treasures and magic potions, and fend off assorted creatures and ghosts.


Gauntlet II Atari ST Be careful of the force fields!
Gauntlet II Atari ST Red warrior beginning on level one
Gauntlet II Atari ST Plenty of ghosts here...
Gauntlet II Atari ST At an intersection between some large doors!

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Alternate Titles

  • "圣铠传说II" -- Simplified Chinese spelling

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User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Atari ST release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Jul, 1988 93 out of 100 93
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jul, 1988 9 out of 10 90
Atari ST User Sep, 1988 9 out of 10 90
Zero Feb, 1990 90 out of 100 90
ST Action Aug, 1988 88 out of 100 88
ST Format Sep, 1993 86 out of 100 86
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Sep, 1988 820 out of 1000 82
Power Play Jul, 1988 8 out of 10 80


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MG wouldn't take my documentation of the hexedit.. 3 Pseudo_Intellectual (64452)
Feb 02, 2015
Best of the series? 6 AaronGamer (45)
Jun 11, 2011
Pending correction 3 Indra was here (20851)
May 06, 2011


1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Gauntlet II appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Cuntlet 2

A hex-edited, X-rated copy of the MS-DOS version of this game circulated underground under the name Cuntlet 2. As well as an explicit title screen (liberating the the valkyrie of her constrictive loincloth), enemy sprites were changed vulgar versions of themselves and "IT" (the communicable monster-attractor) was tastefully renamed "AIDS." Instead of leaving behind a key ring upon character death, instead in your wake is left a wet puddle. The 4 selectable gauntlet characters were also renamed.


Gauntlet II featured digitized sounds through the PC internal speaker. Some packages also included a Tandy SL / TL upgrade which took advantage of the digital sound capabilities of these computers (The SL / TL disk was also available from Mindscape if the package didn't include it. It seems inclusion of the enhanced sound disk was random)

Information also contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual
Servo (57355) added Gauntlet II (Atari ST) on Aug 22, 2003
Other platforms contributed by B.L. Stryker (23453), Quapil (5475), Weird Ed (17), Martin Smith (79114), Pseudo_Intellectual (64452), Servo (57355) and vedder (58105)
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