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The Summoning is a single-character fantasy role-playing adventure, set inside a huge labyrinth with 40 different levels and hordes of mean monsters. Use steel, magic and wit to fight, cast and puzzle your way through the evil that lies within.

Struggle to survive and grow strong enough to fight and defeat Shadow Weaver, the villain responsible for the evil spreading across the land.


The Summoning DOS your character ingame taken (stats, items, actions)
The Summoning PC-98 In dialogue key words are highlighted
The Summoning PC-98 At least the game has an auto-map
The Summoning PC-98 Or just select one of the pre-made characters

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "サモニング ~明日への召還~" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

A classic role-playing game DOS travis m (4)

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) DOS Oct, 1992 82 out of 100 82
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Sep, 1992 9 out of 12 75
Play Time DOS 1992 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Score DOS Jan, 1994 68 out of 100 68
PC Joker DOS Nov, 1992 64 out of 100 64
Datormagazin DOS Oct, 1992 3 out of 5 60
Power Play DOS Dec, 1992 39 out of 100 39
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Mar, 1993 Unscored Unscored


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The cover art was made by the world-renowned spanish fantasy artist Luis Royo. This was his first , and with the promo art for Tribes, only foray into computing game art as far as I know.

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