Description of Phantasie
Phantasie games are early RPGs that should be credited as among the first to feature excellent combat options (e.g. different styles of attack), "bank" concept where you deposit the loot, and excellent variety of spells and monsters.
These games were a big hit on Commodore 64, but their 4-color IBM port, predictably, didn't do as well. Too bad Phantasie 2 was never ported to the PC.
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Sumo 2017-07-18 0 point Commodore 64 version
I loved this game on my C64. Phantasy and Temple of Apshi on my Atari 400 started me down the RPG path forever.
GnomeLeveler 2008-04-22 1 point DOS version
The Phantasie trilogy was the first RPG series I ever played. I first played it on the Commodore 64, and sadly, that version is much better than its PC counterparts (better color and MUCH better sound). That said, the PC version at least plays much more quickly and it has higher-res graphics that didn't appear in the Commodore version until Phantasie III.
Gameplay wise, it has simple turn-based combat like other early RPGs but instead of using text-based descriptions with a single picture of the enemy, you see each enemy you're fighting and which row (or 'rank') they're lined-up in. This is a welcome feature and makes combat just a bit more interesting.
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