Abandonware DOS title

Gnome Ranger

Gnome Ranger is an abandoned fantasy adventure game, developed and published by Level 9 Computing in 1987 for DOS. Gnome Ranger was designed by Peter Austin who also designed the sequel Gnome Ranger 2: Ingrid's Back.
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3.67 / 5.00 (18 votes)

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Gnome Ranger review

"Gnome Ranger has improved on Knight Orc in the puzzle stakes (more logical and enjoyable), the atmosphere (more enjoyable and less confusing), the plot (more comprehensible), and the characters (more interesting). You can't ask for much more than that, except the perhaps Level 9's next game could give us more of the same. It would be good to see a slightly bigger game, in terms of locations and puzzles, but for the time being this will do gnicely." - ACE Magazine (1987)

Retro gamer collector's corner:

The original box contained the following:

  • instructions on the back cover
  • a 52-page booklet called "The Gnettlefield Journal"
  • a disk

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Additional info about Gnome Ranger

Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard
Also published for: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, C64, Macintosh, MSX, ZX Spectrum
Abandonware DOS views: 7572
Series: Gnome Ranger is part of the Gnome Ranger series.


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