Abandonware DOS title

The Hound of Shadow

The Hound of Shadow is an abandoned adventure game set in UK developed by Eldritch Games and released by Electronic Arts in 1989. The Hound of Shadow runs on DOS. Download the game here.

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Zero Magazine Issue 03 (1990) - "The Hound Of Shadow combines RPG with gothic horror in a game based on the macabre stories of HP Lovecraft. It's got a fashionable click-on-the-icons front-end, but the, erm, backend is old-fashioned text adventure. The way you build up your character, creates an involvement like no previous RPG game has done. Shame the game itself's just a plain old adventure that could have been written on an 8-bit machine. The early stages are pure page-turning. If it had better parsing and less of a feel that you're reading a book, then you'd be talking..."

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Input: mouse

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