Episode #19: Video Games that Influenced The Thirteenth Hour

https://archive.org/download/13thHrEps16On/13th%20hr%2019.mp3

This episode refers to video games (Ultima V, Ironsword) discussed in this post:

https://13thhr.wordpress.com/2015/01/21/influences-behind-the-thirteenth-hour-part-3-video-games/

Check out this cover art for Ultima V!

Unfortunately, the inside of the game looked like this:

But there’s a remake/mod for Dungeon’s Seigehttp://www.u5lazarus.com/

Gauntlet, also featured on this episode, at least the 1985 PC version, has an entry on wikipedia.

Gameplay and picture above courtesy of old-games.com.  I’ve included links on old-games.com for the games below:

Incidentally, my brother wrote about Quest for Glory in his blog, as well as many of the games of that era, here.  (His experience playing games was much different from mine – more positive).  He also followed that post up with discussion of fan-made remakes of QFG, Quest for Infamy and Heroine’s Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok.

We have recently been playing the game Magicka, which has a similar sense of humor to some of the above games, as well as The Thirteenth Hour.

As always, thanks for listening!

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