Legacy of The Ancients
DOS - 1989
Also available on: Commodore 64
Description of Legacy of The Ancients
A classic RPG from Electronic Arts, this game became an instant classic once it was released on the Commodore 64. One of the best "solo" RPG ever, everything in this game is flawlessly implemented, from the combat module down to the entertaining casino in towns. I daresay this is the best CGA RPG ever made :)
Too bad its sequel Legacy of Blacksilver was never converted to the PC, although its cousin Questron 2 was.
Review By HOTUD
Comments and reviews
Dervrak 2017-04-21 1 point Commodore 64 version
This was truly a great game, but sadly underrated even back in the day. I still find the entire "museum exhibit" concept and the way the game centered around finding gemstone coins to access more of the museum an amazing concept and would love to see something similar someday. And who knows? With the indie scene and crowdsourcing maybe we'll finally see a Legacy of the Ancients II someday....
madmatt100 2014-12-26 2 points DOS version
What a great game. I'm happy that I happened onto this site. I have missed this game over the past 30 years. it was the first game I ever solved. thank you for making it available.
A Wise Old Man 2013-02-23 0 point DOS version
Didn't the C64 version also run on the VIC-20 if you managed to get the eternal RAM carts up to 32MB, and that includes the vector graphics cart?
mymoon 2011-10-11 0 point DOS version
go for the 64 version and also play legend of black silver.
wolfen 2009-01-03 0 point DOS version
this so sad pc version ! blips bleeps vs commodore 64 3 voice music synth aka like adlib and 16 color graphics aka Like EGA god they even had VGA cards 256 colors in 1989!
if you want to see this in full bloom get the commodore 64 emulator for the pc and get the d64 file of this game and you will be pleased i still like this one too
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