Join our Discord to chat with fellow friendly gamers and our knowledgeable contributors!

atari yars
Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death Amstrad CPC Title screen

MISSING COVER

Genre
Setting
Misc

Description

In this out-of-canon adventure of gamebook hero Kai Master Lone Wolf, the player controls the dashing adventurer scaling the interior of warlock Gorazh's sinister magic tower Kazan-Gor -- an inverted pyramid, broadening as it gets higher -- in pursuit of a Lorestone of Nyxator located at the very top. Imprisoned in his flick-screen tower, Gorazh has filled it with monsters and traps, the most insidious of which was a magic mirror, Dhazag-Oud, whose seven shards reflect back superior counterparts of whoever gazes upon them (and which subsequently result in boss battles.)

The gameplay largely skips over the choose-your-own-adventure sequences of Lone Wolf's gamebook roots and instead just initially prompts the player to select four of eight Kai skills (eg. Mindshield, Sixth Sense, Healing) to use (with restrictions) over the course of his tower travails. From there, the player controls Lone Wolf's movements, skill use and attack strategies using the keyboard controls.

Screenshots

Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death Amstrad CPC Main menu
Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death Amstrad CPC Title screen
Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death Amstrad CPC The reaper stands still, but fires constantly at you.
Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death Amstrad CPC The game starts with you falling down.

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game


Alternate Titles

  • "Tower of Fear" -- 1993 re-release title
  • "Lone Wolf 3" -- informal title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

CPC Game Reviews Jun 20, 2020 8 out of 10 80

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Extras

Some editions of this game came bundled with the Lone Wolf gamebook #13 The Plague Lords of Ruel, which had no especial connection to the game beyond featuring the same protagonist and also being a new release concurrent to the game's release.
Pseudo_Intellectual (64072) added Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death (Amstrad CPC) on Feb 23, 2010
Other platforms contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual (64072)
atari saboteur