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Eye of the beholder (1991)

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SSI Strategic Simulations Inc. released Eye of the beholder in the year 1991. Eye of the beholder is a old fantasy rpg game, part of the Eye of the beholder series. Eye of the beholder is abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played by up to 1 player. Eye of the beholder can be described by the keywords: fantasy, class-based, Dungeons & Dragons, dungeon crawl, party-based. Eye of the beholder is available for download.

Eye of the beholder downloads


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All the screenshots were taken by Abandonware DOS.
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Trivia, facts, etc.

Several remakes of the original game have been created as modules for Neverwinter Nights.

Two similar games, Legacy and The Quest, have been produced for the Pocket PC and Palm by another company, Redshift. These appear to use some identical wall textures and even map sections.

There were also two official sequels to Eye of the Beholder : Eye of the Beholder II - The Legend of Darkmoon and Eye of the Beholder III - Assault on Myth Drannor.

Facts, trivia and collector's notes are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. These texts use material from this Wikipedia article.

  • multiplayer:
    single player only
  • input:
    keyboard, mouse
  • distribution:
  • graphics:
  • sound:
    Roland, Sound Blaster
  • popularity: 7763 page views
  • DOSBox compatibility:
    • v 0.73
      100% - fully supported
    • v 0.65
      100% - fully supported


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