Gauntlet (I) (1985)

Video Game  -  Action | Adventure | Fantasy  -  December 1985 (USA)
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A nice game with up to four cooperative players exploring dungeons and fighting monsters from a top-view perspective. The four characters that could be played included: - Thyla the Valkarie... See full summary »

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A nice game with up to four cooperative players exploring dungeons and fighting monsters from a top-view perspective. The four characters that could be played included: - Thyla the Valkarie (female human sword warrior in blue) - Thor the Warrior (male human axe warrior in red) - Merlin the wizard (male human magic-user in yellow) - Questor the Elf (male elf archer in green) Each player's character has different strengths and weaknesses. The players collect food, potions, and treasure in return for points, health, magic and power-ups. Written by Anonymous

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The revolutionary one, two, three or four player role-playing video sensation.


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The player characters in the game are also known respectively as Thor (the Warrior), Questor (the Elf), Merlin (the Wizard) and Thydra (the Valkyrie). See more »

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Game voice: Remember, don't shoot food.
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Followed by Gauntlet II (1986) See more »

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Coolest multi-player game ever invented!!

Gauntlet (1985) was it! Before Double Dragon you had Gauntlet. A game based loosely on Dungeons and Dragons. You have four players who can all play at the same time. You travel from dungeon to dungeon searching for treasure, fighting dragons, goblins and fire breathing monsters. It's a whole lot of fun. My only problem was that each of the four slots a different character (i.e Wizard, Elf, Warrior, Valkyrie). The best one is The Valkyrie because she has all of the other character's attributes. The Warrior is strong but slow and has little magic power, the Wizard is a little bit faster and is great in magic but he has limited fighting skills. The elf is quick and slings a mean bow but his magic is adequate and his bow isn't as powerful as the Warrior's or the Valkyrie's weapons.

The best multi-player game around, that is until Gauntlet II!!

Highly recommended!

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