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Role Playing Games

Post by PeterJ » Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:21 pm

I have always wanted to play and appreciate Role Playing games.i had friends who used to play dungeons and dragons as a group for days on end, but for whatever reasons I never joined in.

What games from the Role Playing section would you recommend on the Spectrum or other retro platform to get started with on turn based traditional RPGs? I very much enjoyed the Dragonlance series of books.
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Re: Role Playing Games

Post by beanz » Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:47 pm

Lords of Midnight is the obvious one for the Speccy.

My favorite PC one was Might and Magic VI - The mandate of Heaven
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Re: Role Playing Games

Post by PeterJ » Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:57 pm

Thanks @beanz

I'm thinking more in the D&D tabletop style game.

Searching through our listings HeroQuest looks good. I will give that a go.
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Re: Role Playing Games

Post by Mike Davies » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:09 pm

  • The Valley
  • Oracles Cave
  • Black Crystal
  • Volcanic Dungeon
  • Out of the Shadows
  • Wrath of Magra
  • The Bards Tale
  • Forest of the Long Shadows
  • Times of Lore
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Re: Role Playing Games

Post by PeterJ » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:33 pm

Thanks @Mike Davies

That will keep me busy!
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Re: Role Playing Games

Post by Mike Davies » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:50 pm

And if you like Forest of the Long Shadows, the following are also done by Martin Page and in a similar vein:
  • Portals of P'Thaal
  • Goblin Mountain
And maybe also "The Seven Parchments of Kandos"
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Post by spectron » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:47 pm

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Re: Role Playing Games

Post by stupidget » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:35 pm

Forest of Long Shadows is excellent. I remember typing it in from Sinclair User and running it for the first time and thought it was amazing. I like the the fact that it has that rogue element so each game is completely different:

https://archive.org/details/sinclair-user-magazine-055
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Re: Role Playing Games

Post by Morkin » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:03 pm

Mike Davies wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:09 pm
  • Out of the Shadows
Cool game that, probably the closest to a dungeon hack/roguelike I've played on the Speccy. Looks simple in the screenshot but lots of fun.

Nice sense of excitement as you start descending into the caves. Usually followed by a sense of panic as your light runs out.. :lol:
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Re: Role Playing Games

Post by druellan » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:02 pm

Someone mentioned Swords & Sorcery, a very underrated game for the Speccy. It is very interesting as a game, but hard and has some bugs: https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... 96&id=5101

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