Abandonware DOS title

Rings of Medusa

Rings of Medusa is a strategy / RPG developed by the German studio Starbyte Software. It was released in 1989 for various platforms including the Commodore 64, Amiga, and MS-DOS. 
In Rings of Medusa, players assume the role of a hero tasked with defeating the evil sorceress Medusa who has taken control of the city of Olympus. The game world is divided into several regions, each with its own cities, dungeons, and landscapes to explore. Players must navigate these regions, interact with non-player characters (NPCs), complete quests, and engage in turn-based combat with enemies ranging from monsters to Medusa's minions.
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3.95 / 5.00 (20 votes)

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Rings of Medusa review

Zero Magazine Issue 7 (1990) - "I was so taken by the first two games I left myself hardly any time to play the third one: Rings of Medusa. It's also less my kind of game, being more to do with trading and strategy. You play the son of a King on an unknown planet, who must find five rings in order to defeat the goddess Medusa. You begin with next- to-nothing and in something like Ultima style, you move your figure across a landscape that looks more like medieval England than up Uranus way. You can enter (or try to) the various cities, as well as probably getting bashed up by a hostile army on the way.
I didn't spend nearly long enough with this game to get the most from it, but that's also because it isn't the kind of game that grabs me by the interface and demands that I uncover its innermost secrets. If you're into strategy games, I definitely recommend you give it a look, as it seems to have been put together with a great of attention to detail."

Retro gamer collector's corner:

The remake titled R.O.M. Gold: Rings of Medusa was developed by Starbyte Software and published by General Admission Software for the Amiga and PC DOS in 1991.

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Status: abandonware
Input: joystick, keyboard, mouse
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk
Also published for: Amiga, Atari ST, C64
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