Time and Magik

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Time and Magik
Time and Magik Cover.jpg
Cover art
Developer(s) Level 9
Publisher(s) Mandarin Software
Platform(s) Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum
Release date(s) 1988
Genre(s) Text Adventure
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Tape, Floppy disk

Time and Magik is a trilogy of text adventure games by Level 9. The individual games were initially released separately in 1983-1986. In 1988 the three games were revised, expanded and re-released together as a compilation by Mandarin Software, a division of Europress Software.

The Games[edit]

Lords of Time[edit]

Main article, Lords of Time

A time traveller is sent into the distant past to collect a number of items required to defeat the evil Lords of Time.

Red Moon[edit]

Red Moon Crystal, a powerful source of Magik, has been stolen and must be recovered to save the country of Baskalos from destruction. The game won the award for best adventure game of the year in Crash magazine,[1] and the game was voted best adventure game of the year at the Golden Joystick Awards.[2]

The Price of Magik[edit]

Sequel to the previous game; Myglar the Magician, guardian of the Crystal, has become insane and is draining its energy for his own use; he must be defeated before it is exhausted.


  • Sinclair User, review of The Price of Magik:

    "... further proof of Level 9's position as the leading UK adventure house... Everything in The Price of Magik is for the best - plot, parser, graphics, and above all the execution of the game."[3]


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