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Author Topic: New Game: Tower of Despair  (Read 2329 times)

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Offline MiguelSky

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New Game: Tower of Despair
« on: 00:03, 30 September 16 »



I'm very proud of showing my new experiment, Tower of Despair, a really early attemp of Games Workshop in creating videogames. Yes, they are, the creators of HeroQuest and WarHammer. It's an English text aventure I played a lot in the past and nowadays it continues without a walkthrough in internet. The game was programmed for Spectrum and Commodore64 and it got good reviews. It had a sequel, "Key of Hope", but it is Missing In Action.


As I said, the game is a pure text adventure, it has no graphics, but it refers pictures in the manual in order to create atmosphere. I didn't have the manual in the past but I enjoyed the game a lot anyway, it is like RPG. It's made with The Quill and I applied it a patch to get the Spectrum game font. Second part of the game is too huge and I had to remove the ornated first letter in each location and fix the texts.


Enjoy it!


http://espsoft.blogspot.com.es/2016/09/tower-of-despair.html




« Last Edit: 02:01, 25 July 17 by MiguelSky »

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Re: Tower of Despair
« Reply #1 on: 00:40, 30 September 16 »
Loving it so far, thank you so much for this version! The user manual looks awesome, by the way  :o

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Re: Tower of Despair
« Reply #2 on: 00:44, 30 September 16 »
User manual is the Spectrum one. It is really nice :)

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Re: Tower of Despair
« Reply #3 on: 18:07, 30 September 16 »
Great work!

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Re: Tower of Despair
« Reply #4 on: 17:23, 11 October 16 »
Wow so cool! Do you have the cover in high resolution by any chance? Or maybe are you planning a physical release?

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Re: Tower of Despair
« Reply #5 on: 17:47, 11 October 16 »
Thanks for your comments :) No, I don't have a better cover. In fact, the cover is the Spectrum one but edited. It's the best in resolution I could find. I'm not planning to make a physical release at the moment.
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Re: Tower of Despair
« Reply #6 on: 14:18, 05 March 17 »
Wow so cool! Do you have the cover in high resolution by any chance? Or maybe are you planning a physical release?
Ok, finally we got a better cover: http://www.amstrad.es/doku.php?id=juegos:tower_of_despair