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Game #1164
Times of Lore  
RPG   Isometric


 Times of Lore box cover

 Times of Lore screenshot
Perhaps best described as "light Ultima", Times of Lore is a pleasant RPG set in the land of Albareth. You play either a Knight, a Barbarian, or a Valkyrie on a quest to search for the magical artifacts that will restore High King Valwyn to power. The game is played in real-time, with adventure-style interface (Use, Talk, Drop, Equip etc.) similar to the Ultima series. Overall, it's a fun, short RPG that's not innovative in any way, but it does everything well and is a fun diversion from "heavy" RPGs, and does a much better job at introducing RPG newbies to the genre than the overly simplified Tangled Tales which was based on the same engine.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Chris Roberts
Developer: Origin Systems
Publisher: Origin Systems
Year: 1989
Software Copyright: Origin Systems
Theme: Fantasy
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
Related Links: Your Sinclair review, Game ending (NES version)
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
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If you like this game, try: Knights of Legend, Keys to Maramon, Iron Lord

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