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DOS - 1990

Also released on: Mac - Amiga - Atari ST - FM Towns - TurboGrafx CD

Alt names 紗之器, האורגים, ルーム
Year 1990
Platform DOS
Released in Israel, United States (1990)
Israel, United States (1992)
Genre Adventure
Theme Fantasy, Graphic Adventure, Puzzle elements
Publisher Lucasfilm Games LLC
Developer Lucasfilm Games LLC
Perspectives 2D scrolling, Side view
Dosbox support Fully supported on current version
4.34 / 5 - 70 votes

Download extras files
Manual, refcard and misc available

Description of Loom

Published in the early nineties by Lucasfilm, Loom is a graphical adventure game base on the SCUMM engine. This game is the first of the Lucas-esque adventure gameplay : originality, no game restart and no death. Moreover, Loom have an incredible rich fantasy world, created by the brilliant Brian Moriarty, creator of Trinity, Wishbringer and Beyond Zork.

The adventure is very original, you assume the role of Bobbin Threadbare, a special member of the Weaver race born from the great loom. You are left alone after tragic events with your only item in the game : the distaff, a magical stick, it has the power to change the physical properties of objects. To change theses attributes, Bobbin has to touch an object and play four notes defined by the player.

That's were the game is so innovative, it uses the same system as in the Link Ocarina of Time game, but this was a decade before. The player learn different notes through the game and the expert mode is ear only ! For this difficulty, the reward is a unique end scene.

The game has different version, originally release on floppy disks, a later version on CD came, with awesome graphics, sound and bg music.

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Comments and reviews

Kent 2018-10-01 1 point DOS version

Played this again after 27 years. Originally played the Amiga version back then. The Dos version, better 256 gaphics and beautiful Roland MT32 sound, the way it should be played. Far better than the Amiga version.

Qubitverse 2018-09-22 0 point DOS version

This is an epic game!!

Tron 2018-08-13 1 point

It takes less than an hour to complete this game. A little more than an hour and half in expert level. But, trust me, it's worth it. It's almost an art game.

jackalope 2018-03-16 1 point DOS version

im downloading this directly onto my windows 98 laptop and it says it's gunna take 8 hours

AgeOfChange 2018-02-12 0 point DOS version

why is this game so big on dos

Lewis 2017-02-09 0 point

I was obsessed with this when it came out. Loved this so much

drcamambert 2017-01-20 -2 points Mac version

Noob here,
I can't find exe or bat files. How do i play it?

Kurt 2016-01-14 0 point

As I recall the original version came with a cassette tape with narration of events prior to your birth or something like that?

Hulsie 2015-05-02 3 points DOS version

This has got to be one of the best, most beautiful computer games ever made. I can't say enough positive things about it. Everyone owes it to themselves to play through this one.

JAY DEE 2014-11-20 1 point DOS version

it's also in the lucasarts classic adventure pack

Marty 2009-12-20 1 point DOS version

Loom is a classic

admin 2009-10-08 1 point DOS version

Well one of the few I made myself, takes a lot of time.

Justyn 2009-10-05 0 point DOS version

Great game.

Also one of the best game descriptions I've seen so far.


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Game Extras and Resources

Some of these file may not be included in the game stores. For Loom, we have the following files:

ManualEnglish version 2 MB (DOS) RefcardEnglish version 156 KB (DOS) MiscQuick Introduction English version 14 KB (DOS) MiscIntroductory Audio Drama MP3 English version 27 MB (DOS) MiscBook of Patterns English version 8 MB (DOS) MiscHint Book English version 21 MB (DOS) MiscSecurity Codes German version 419 KB (DOS)

Other Releases

Loom was also released on the following systems:



Atari ST

FM Towns

TurboGrafx CD

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