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Video Game: Castle of the Winds
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Castle of the Winds
Alternate Names
Castle of the Winds: A Question of Vengeance
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Release Date
1989-00-00
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Video Game: Castle of the Winds
Castle of the Winds
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Windows Shareware edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Epic Games
Windows
Developer: SaadaSoft
Media: 3.5" Disk
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Castle of the Winds was a Roguelike dungeon crawl released as shareware for Windows 3.1. Norse mythology provided the thematic backdrop for the game, where your farm has been burned and your family killed. The relatively thin plot leads you forth to set out into a cave and eventually a larger dungeon.

Graphics are more advanced than the traditional ASCII roguelikes, making use of full color icons for both items and enemies. Snakes look like snakes, ogres look like ogres, and chainmail looks like chainmail. The gameplay is still fairly straightforward; you navigate dungeon floors with your keypad, press towards adjacent enemies to attack.

Accumulation of experience, spells, and various randomly enchanted loot, provide the impetus for continued exploration.

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Video Game Rank: 2737
Windows Rank: 1255
Num Ratings: 12
Average Rating: 7.79 Ratings Breakdown
Standard Deviation: 1.75
Num Views: 852
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Avg. Game Weight: 2.0 Weight Breakdown
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Personal Comments: 2
Users Owning: 10
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Video Game: Castle of the Winds: Lifthransir's Bane
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Num Ratings 8
Average Rating 8.24
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Num Owned 8
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Release Date 1989-00-00
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