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Bloodwych

Bloodwych is an abandoned RPG set in the fantasy world of Trazere. Two players can play at the same time in split screen mode, a feature that was unusual at the time, especially for an RPG. Bloodwych was released in 1989 by Image Works for DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum.

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Zero Magazine Issue 01 (1990): "I can foresee Dungeon Master purists turning their 'oh-so-disdainful' noses up at this apparently inferior attempt. But it's not. The interaction element and two-player option add something news to what could become a stale genre. If you can forgive the jerky graphics, fairly poor animation, and slightly unwieldly controls, then Bloodwych will put a big grin on your face and a big dent in your social life."

Collector's corner:

The game had an add-on pack released called Bloodwych: Data Disks Vol 1 (AKA Bloodwych: The Extended Levels).

A modified map for the first level of the game was produced as a demonstration level, and featured on the coverdisk of Issue 1 of the ST Format magazine.

Bloodwych was followed in 1994 by Psygnosis' Hexx: Heresy of the Wizard.

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Additional info about Bloodwych

Input: keyboard, mouse

Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk

Also published for: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum

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