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Dragonia, the castle of doom, has come upon the world and its minions have stolen the Holy Goblet. Without it, the world will be in darkness forever. You play as Trykaar, who must enter the castle and traverse its thirty levels to retrieve the Holy Goblet. There is no other storyline; its dungeons are generated randomly each time you play, like in Rogue-type games. Much like Nethack or other Rogue games, the game is turn-based.


Fatal Labyrinth Genesis Equipment
Fatal Labyrinth Genesis In the town
Fatal Labyrinth Genesis Just went inside, and already there is a monster
Fatal Labyrinth Genesis Too heavy... Ate too much... Aaaa....

Promo Images

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Fatal Labyrinth Screenshot
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Alternate Titles

  • "LABYRINTH OF DEATH 死の迷宮" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Labyrinth of Death: Shi no Meikyū" -- Japanese title

User Reviews

Fatal Labyrinth kicked my @$$ as a ten year old. Seventeen years later I kicked back. Kyle Levesque (935) 1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars
Good, intelligent, 1990 update of Rogue. Andrew Fisher (643) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Random Access May 18, 2017 8.5 out of 10 85
Player One Sep, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Video Games Jun, 1991 60 out of 100 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) May, 1991 6.2 out of 12 52
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 1991 20 out of 40 50
Thunderbolt Games Apr 09, 2009 5 out of 10 50
Sega Does Jun 16, 2017 C- 42
Legendra Aug 24, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40 Mar 02, 2005 4 out of 10 40


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Dragon Crystal

Fatal Labyrinth was first available on Sega's Meganet dial-up game service. A similar title was developed for the Sega Master System, Dragon Crystal, which is evident when looking at the similar inventory screen and several sprites they have in common (for example the scroll item). Fatal Labyrinth had a full cartridge release the following year (1991).
saikofish (949) added Fatal Labyrinth (Genesis) on Oct 15, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Foxhack (24986)