Wizardry (The Edge)

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Wizardry
Developer(s) Steven T. Chapman
Publisher(s) The Edge[1]
Platform(s) Commodore 64
Release
  • NA: 1985 (1985)
Genre(s) adventure

Wizardry (also known as Spell of Destruction) is a graphical adventure game with some action and role-playing elements, published by The Edge in 1985 for the Commodore 64. It was programmed by Steven T. Chapman (author of Quo Vadis) and the music was created by Mike Alsop.

Reception[edit]

Zzap!64 were impressed by the game's graphics and sound but found the puzzles overly obscure. It was rated 71% overall.[2] Commodore User 11/1985 gave 4.2 of 5 stars.[3] Computer + Video Games 12/1985 rated the game 90 of 100.[4] Eric Doyle of Your Commodore praised the game's graphics, music, and "engrossing and enjoyable" puzzle element. He gave it 7 out of 10 for originality, 8 out of 10 for both playability and value for money, and 9 out of 10 for graphics.[5] German computer magazine Happy Computer 11/1986 gave 74 of 100.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ wizardry-manual.pdf, Museum of Computer Adventure Game History
  2. ^ Review: Wizardry, Zzap!64, page 015 from issue 007, November 1985
  3. ^ Commodore User 11/1985 page 42, page 43
  4. ^ Computer + Video Games 12/1985 page 14, page 15
  5. ^ Doyle, Eric (January 1986). "Action Replay: Wizardry". Your Commodore. p. 52. Retrieved 21 May 2017. 
  6. ^ Happy Computer 11/1986 page 120

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