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DescriptionIt's a top-scroller that uses a "Your move-My move" system. This is multiplied about 30 times because every enemy on the level is allowed a move for every one of yours, but they don't all know where you are right away. It has a good and somewhat optional storyline, for the replay factor. When you create a new character you can distribute ability points between three characteristics, and select their gender and name. The levels and weapon abilities are randomly generated for an extremely high replay value.
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|One game I will play my entire life||Elysia Todd (3)|
|I'm addicted!||Pat White (5)|
|Classic rogue-like RPG||Attila (582)|
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SalesBefore the shareware version was re-released as freeware, it generated about 13,500 game registrations.
Shareware releaseThe game was originally released in two parts, Part 1 was shareware and downloadable from Epic Megagames. Part 2 was a ~$25 purchase, and continued the storyline.
Part one was subtitled A Question of Vengeance, part two was Lifthransir's Bane. It had a Norse mythology theme, as opposed to the usual Tolkienesque style.
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Related Web Sites
- Download Castle of the Winds (Free, legal download of the shareware version of Castle of the Winds -- look for $CASTLE.ZIP)
- The Rick Saada Home Page (The full game (re-released as Freeware) can be downloaded from here.)
ugetab (9) added Castle of the Winds (Windows 3.x) on Feb 08, 2000