Quite simply excellent. Good use of sound, colour and graphics all combine to produce one of Mastertronic's best games this summer. Don't pass a software shop without letting this one fall into your lap. Read Review
At the dawn of time the 8 Gods of Zzarn ruled the universe... You are trapped in a comet's time vortex and only the Gods can return you to the future. If you deliver to them the buried Crystals of Zzarn - this is your task; your future is in your own hands...
The Crystals of Zzarn are buried in 16 vast chambers, each of which contains 3 effigies. Each of the effigies must be delivered to the Gods who will then grant special tools and abilities to reach the crystals.
Only by holding an effigy can you transport to a new chamber - but beware - Devil Incarnations constantly sap your energy levels and will steal an effigy from you after touching you 3 times. You dare not risk the Gods' displeasure by sacriligiously losing an effigy - if you do so they will
remove your magic powers.
Pressing fire whilst playing gives menu options. Look at the menu options after you have collected 3 effigies to see what extra powers you have been given. These are necessary to collect the crystals. For example, you will need 'Yellow Slab Acid' to eat through the floor to get to the crystal in the first room. Teleport routes show the name of the chamber that a
particular effigy will take you to, also shown is a crystal if it hasn't already been collected.
The only way to drop an effigy is to either teleport, deposit it in the tiled chamber or get hit 3 times and have it stolen from you.
N - Left, M - Right, A - Up, Z - Down, 1 - Fire
Joystick: Interface 2, Kempston (automatic selection if connected).
Written by Clive Brooker
(C) Mastertronic Limited 1986
Made in Great Britain
Design & Artwork: Words & Pictures Ltd., London.
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