Palace of Magic - new review

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Palace of Magic - new review

Post by colinhoad » Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:25 pm

Hello! For those of you who might be interested, I wrote a review of "Palace of Magic" for Retro Video Gamer. You can see the review here: http://www.retrovideogamer.co.uk/palace-of-magic/

I'll be reviewing "Imogen" next, but if you enjoy my review and would like to suggest future titles for me to review, I'm all ears :-)

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Post by trixster » Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:33 pm

Great review, harsh score! :shock:

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Post by colinhoad » Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:42 pm

Yeah, the site I wrote the review for only uses 'gameplay', 'graphics' and 'sound' as its three factors to produce an average score. Sadly for poor old "Palace", it's hard to rate it that high on the sound front #-o

(Ironically, the Beeb games that do have backing music usually drive me nuts after more than about 20 minutes of playing!)
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Post by barbarossa69 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:52 am

I loved this game back in the day, preferred it to Citadel. I remember mapping it out with felt-tip pens on sheets of paper sellotaped together!

I remember a great sense of achievement when I completed it!

Great review!

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Post by trixster » Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:28 am

I remember us having Palace of Magic (and Citadel) but having just watched the 4 part YouTube playthrough I just don’t recall any of the screens. Weird. I remember the likes of Citadel and Wizadore quite clearly but not PoM for some reason.

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Post by colinhoad » Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:32 am

barbarossa69 wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:52 am
I remember mapping it out with felt-tip pens on sheets of paper sellotaped together!
Oh, this sounds very familiar :lol:
barbarossa69 wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:52 am
Great review!
Thanks! :)

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Post by sydney » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:44 pm

I never really gave this or Citadel a chance bitd so can't say much about the game.
I did meet one of the authors at a Wakefield RISCOS show a couple of years back. I'm sure he said him and his friends wrote it when they were still at school.

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