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Description

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.

Screenshots

Elvira Amiga Elvira's first appearance
Elvira Amiga Entrance museum
Elvira Amiga Captain's close-up
Elvira DOS Title Screen 2

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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

Amiga User International Amiga Mar, 1991 93 out of 100 93
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1992 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Action Amiga Mar, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Raze DOS Mar, 1991 85 out of 100 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Feb, 1991 10 out of 12 83
ST Format Atari ST May, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Format Amiga Feb, 1991 61 out of 100 61
Power Play Atari ST May, 1991 42 out of 100 42
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1991 42 out of 100 42
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33

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Trivia

Engine

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.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1991 (Issue #88) – Role-Playing Game of the Year
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