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Description

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.

Screenshots

Gauntlet II DOS select a character - MCGA/VGA
Gauntlet II Commodore 64 Choose a character
Gauntlet II NES Death on the other side of the walls
Gauntlet II Game Boy Like a maze

Promo Images

Gauntlet II Magazine Advertisement
Gauntlet II Magazine Advertisement Back Cover

Alternate Titles

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

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Disappointing sequel to the traditional 'coin-op' NES The_Ferryman (14)

Critic Reviews

Génération 4 Game Boy Nov, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Compute's Amiga Resource Amiga Feb, 1990 17 out of 20 85
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1989 820 out of 1000 82
Crash! ZX Spectrum Feb, 1988 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Computing Amiga Jun, 1989 75 out of 100 75
Play Time Game Boy May, 1992 74 out of 100 74
Your Amiga Amiga Jun, 1989 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Oct, 1990 6.6 out of 12 55
IGN PlayStation 3 May 09, 2007 5.5 out of 10 55
The Video Game Critic NES Oct 03, 2014 D 25

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
MG wouldn't take my documentation of the hexedit.. 3 Pseudo_Intellectual (63340)
Feb 02, 2015
Best of the series? 6 AaronGamer (45)
Jun 11, 2011
Pending correction 3 Indra was here (20887)
May 06, 2011

Trivia

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.

Speech

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
Contributed to by B.L. Stryker (23142), Quapil (5475), Weird Ed (17), Martin Smith (75065), Pseudo_Intellectual (63340), Servo (57364) and vedder (51736)
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