What is a dungeon crawler?

Read our definition.

Feedback

If you have spotted any broken links or other issues, have questions, suggestions, ideas, praise or criticism, please let me know by submitting feedback here on the site or by joining the Discord server.

Random game

Words Worth

Recently added

View more..


Can't find your favorite game?

New games are added often, so check back later and chances are it'll be here!

Discord
Facebook
Twitter
RSS

Theme: Day | Night

Dark Designs I: Grelminar's Staff

Platforms: Apple II, MS-DOS   Developer: Softdisk Publishing   Publisher: Softdisk Publishing   Year: 1991   Tags: Fantasy, Turn-based combat  

Description:

In this fantasy role-playing game, an army of evil extra-dimensional creatures is building above the Gandolan mountains, threatening the civilized regions to the south. There is no army to defend the lands, but if a few hardy adventurers can find a magical staff in the castle of a long-dead mage named Grelminar, the gate can be closed and the invasion averted.



The player controls a party of four characters, each with some standard-issue attributes: Strength, Dexterity, Constitution, Intelligence, Piety, Body Points and Magic Points. The game also features three of the usual character classes (fighters, mages and priests), and there are different spell lists for each of the spell-casting classes. Players can create their own characters or use the ones provided by the game; either way, progress is automatically saved from time to time (though there is a reset button which allows the player to start over from the beginning).

The game starts out in a town (which is portrayed simply by a text-based menu system) and then proceeds into a multi-level dungeon. While exploring the dungeon, different areas of the screen display different information. There is a first-person, ninety-degree-turning view, an automap and, in some areas, a textual description. These are supplemented by random third-person, turn-based combat encounters which take place in the window that normally shows the 3-D dungeon view. In typical role-playing style, combat yields rewards of gold and experience (and sometimes equipment), and characters gain in abilities as they increase in experience.

Screenshots:

External information:

https://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/dark-designs-i-grelminars-staff
http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/23899/Dark+Designs+I+-+Grelminars+Staff.html

Video:


dungeoncrawlers.org - Keep calm and crawl dungeons!
dungeon crawlers, rpg, rpg games, retro gaming, retro games
Copyright © 2014-2020. All rights reserved. Disclaimer