Realms of Chaos (video game)

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Realms of Chaos
Realms of Chaos cover.jpg
Cover art
Developer(s)Apogee Software
Publisher(s)Apogee Software
Programmer(s)Keith Schuler
Composer(s)Robert Prince

Realms of Chaos is a platform game written for DOS, published by Apogee Software as shareware. The game was authored by Keith Schuler, who had previously designed Paganitzu, and was originally to be a sequel entitled Alabama Smith and the Bloodfire Pendant.[1] It is still sold by Apogee. Like previous platform Apogee games, this one utilized the FAST engine.[2] The game was re-released in 2013 on with support for Windows, macOS, and Linux.


Screenshot of first level

The gameplay of Realms of Chaos was like the standard action platformer commonly found on consoles. At any time the player can switch between two siblings, a warrior called Endrick and a sorceress named Elandra, depending on which character is better suited to the particular situation. It consists of three episodes, with only the first episode playable in the shareware version.


Ole Albers from German magazine PC Joker gave it a score of 54%.[3] A review in Power Unlimited, on the other hand, was much more positive and rewarded the game with an 8 out of 10.[4][5]


  1. ^ "3D Realms News: The Apogee Legacy #2 - Keith Schuler". 2006-01-16. Retrieved 2015-10-13.
  2. ^ "Alabama Smith - The Camelot Portal". Retrieved 2018-07-27.
  3. ^ "Realms of Chaos - Testberichte vom Amiga Joker, ASM, Power Play, PC Joker, Play Time, Happy Computer". Retrieved 2015-10-13.
  4. ^ Le Clercq, Bas (1996-05-01). "Realm of Chaos | Power Unlimited" (in Dutch). Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  5. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch)Image original review in Power Unlimited

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