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Something's happening in these lands, and the only hope seems to be the moonstone. You, as a chosen knight from the druids are about to find it and bring it back. The game can be played from 1 to 4 players at once, with no difference between solo and multiplayer as no matter how many players play, the story stays the same for everyone. However, if you choose to play with only one player/knight, the other three will be the computer rivals. Wandering through the map, you can visit enchanted places, towns where you can buy equipment or try your luck in gambling, but mostly visited places on the map will be cabins which represents the places where certain enemy beasts are. Each spot has about two or more beasts which after defeating them can be rewarding in a certain way, depending on game's randomize placement.

Also, for example, if the place has three beasts and you kill two before you die, next time you (or some other player) go back there, there'll be only one beast left to fight. It's also possible for two players to run into each other and, once defeating the other, the one who prevails can steal the other player's money and/or weapons. Thus, searching for the moonstone begins, but that's only half of the story. The rest unfolds once you find it.


Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight DOS Guardian slashes knight.
Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight Amiga What a mess!
Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight Amiga Lost the battle against the bald, blue-skinned hulk
Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight Amiga The red dragon is the toughest enemy in the game, the one you won't be able to win against till the end of your adventure. Unfortunately after a few turns he flies over the land and may get knights.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Quest For the Moonstone" -- Working title

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User Reviews

Prepare yourself, for the season of the Moonstones is upon you! *shivers with nostalgic excitement* DOS Rob Taylor (4)

Critic Reviews

Top Secret Amiga Jul, 1992 5 out of 5 100 DOS Jan 20, 2010 18 out of 20 90 Amiga Jan 20, 2010 18 out of 20 90
Joystick (French) DOS Nov, 1992 85 out of 100 85
CU Amiga Amiga Oct, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Obligement Amiga Mar, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Amiga Power Amiga Jan, 1992 73 out of 100 73
Amiga Format Amiga Mar, 1992 59 out of 100 59
Amiga Joker Amiga Feb, 1992 54 out of 100 54
Power Play Amiga Feb, 1992 48 out of 100 48


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On April 30, 1992, Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

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