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4 Stars IFReview Rating Keep of Skull Gorge

IFReviewed by Tom Zuchowski on 2006-05-14 10:12 

Game Profile

Author
Don Kellogg

Idiom
English

Authoring System
Eamon

Release Year
1995

IFR Overall Rating
4 Stars IFR Overall Rating
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MAIN PGM Version: 7.0

Extra Commands: None

Deleted Commands: None

Playing Time: 30-60 min.

Reviewer Rating: 4.0

Description: "You have been requested to find the famous Amulet of Bhaal. The amulet was made by the god's priests many years ago, making it the oldest remaining relic of the god and very valuable to them. The Priesthood of Bhaal will pay you very well to return it to them.

"You leave to find the amulet. It's going to be very hard due to the fact that an evil wizard has moved into the place you're going. Rumor has it he's building an army!"

Comment: The actual adventuring has very little to do with the intro. There is no Wizard and no army; I have no idea what that is doing there. This is your basic "hack'n'slash" Eamon, with exactly two locked doors and one secret passage. Just kill everyone who doesn't smile at you and read the descriptions, and you'll do fine.

I give it a (5) for difficulty. I might have given it a higher playability rating, but there are FOUR no-warning death traps. By and large, you would be well-advised to ignore anything that isn't an honest stairway (hint).

There are a couple of doors that don't go anywhere valid, so I simply locked them. So don't worry about getting past any doors that you can't find the keys for.

Used with Matthew Clark's kind permition.
Original review available at Eamon Adventurer's Guild Online website.

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