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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 Going up the spiraling staircase.
Elvira Atari ST Dungeon
Elvira Amiga Death screen
Elvira Amiga Going down the spiraling staircase.

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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 Commodore 64 1992 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Action Amiga Mar, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Atari ST User Atari ST Aug, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Raze DOS Mar, 1991 85 out of 100 85
CU Amiga Amiga Dec, 1990 84 out of 100 84
ST Format Atari ST May, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1991 42 out of 100 42
PC-Spiele '92 DOS 1991 4 out of 10 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Amiga May, 1991 Unscored Unscored

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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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