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Barahir's Adventure: Askar's Castle

by arj0n

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File size: 35 MB
Downloaded: 263 times
Graphics: 320x240, 8-bit (256 col)
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Game Genre:
Fantasy
Game Type:
Investigative
Story Type:
Remake
Release Date:
25 Dec 2020
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About this game

Barahir's Adventure: Askar's Castle is a remake of the 1993 Atari game Barahir, and is a fantasy themed, 1st-person perspective, point and click adventure game with a slight rpg element in the form of a health system. The game has 8-bit graphics in a 320x240 resolution and uses flip-screen room transition.
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1 people commented on this game (newest first):

I'd say this is a classic short-medium dungeon-type game. Except it is not really a dungeon it is a castle. The energy bar is quite foreboding and scary in the beginning, but your energy doesn't go down with time so there is no need to rush around.

One thing that I wasn't too keen on in the game is that some stairways lead to an instant death with no warning. Our poor hapless hero doesn't stand much chance of surviving in one visit. I wonder if the original Barahir was similar.

There are also some good elements. I did like how you can change the colour palette and there is also a selection of music. All in all, it makes for a decent little outing.
2021-01-13 18:01:05 by Andy
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