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  Dungeon Master (computer game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dungeon Master was the first 3D realtime action computer role-playing game.
Dungeon Master was a realtime game instead of the traditional turn-based approach that was prevalent until then.
Dungeon Master received dozens of prestigious awards including the first ever Special Award for Artistic Achievement from Computer Gaming World (CGW) when it was initially released.
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 Dungeon Master II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dungeon Master II: The Legend of Skullkeep is the sequel to Dungeon Master.
It was released in 1993 in Japan and in 1995 in other countries.
Music: The game music is different in each version of the game: the PC version uses MIDI music (which therefore sounds differently on different sound cards), the Amiga version uses MODules, and the SegaCD version uses CD Audio tracks.
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 Dungeon Master download @ Game Downloads
Dungeon Master was the first game using the now famous game engine using the 3D view.
The premise, which isn't one of the game's strong points, is very tenuous and simple: you control a party of up to four adventurers of various races who must find their way through a 12-level dungeon and defeat its owner (an evil wizard, of course).
The game's anal-retentive attention to detail, such as the fact that you must always pay attention to your party members' thirst and hunger levels and feed them when necessary, may be a nuisance to beginners or casual RPGers, but for anal-retentive gamers, it's a dream come true.
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Over the holidays I installed the original Dungeon Master to try to identify just what it was that captured the allegiance of so many roleplaying enthusiasts (me included); and to determine just how well a game that is now at least 10 years old, shapes up against the 'new kids on the block'.
Of course, roleplaying games have marched on since the mid 80s, and in many respects Dungeon Master shows its age, but, regardless, it is still an entertaining game, and it surely retains some of that power to ensnare.
The gameworld of Dungeon Master is quite large, even by today's standards, though, of course, it doesn't match some of the massive later roleplaying epics.
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Dungeon Master, the original, has a special spot in our hearts and because of this Skullkeep was always likely to suffer in the comparison.
Another new addition to this game (as opposed to the first Dungeon Master) is the inclusion of area maps to help you find your way around.
In fact, throughout this game there are very few places of refuge where you won't get attacked and it would have been nice to have been able to sleep soundly or ponder over a puzzle occasionally without being continually harassed.
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 Game Information
You can take the role of the Dungeon Master®- the game organizer- and control all the monsters and other characters your friends meet as they journey on their quest.
Dungeons and Dragons created the role-playing genre back in 1973 and continues to hold the greatest share and name recognition within the pen-and-paper role-playing market to date.
Neverwinter Nights, Forgotten Realms, the Forgotten Realms logo, Dungeons and Dragons logo, Dungeon Master, Dand D, and the Wizards of the Coast logo are trademarks owned by Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. and are used by Infogrames Entertainment, S. under license.
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 Gamasutra - Features - "The Dungeon Master: An Interview with Gary Gygax" printer friendly
Chris Crawford (who is either a grandmaster designer of the computer game or the industry's village idiot, depending on who you talk to) once said something brilliantly ahead of its time about the mistakes inherently involved with translating a game from one medium to another (specifically electronic) medium.
The basics of the pen-and-paper game won't change, and the "soul" will be the same, but the new medium and format will have innovations and new aspects that I am sure will be most appealing...and prevent common abuses too.
In creating a new game I believe firmly that there must be one controlling force, one mind, as it were, even of that refers to two or three persons with a shared vision.
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 Hired Guns - TheBestLinks.com - Amiga, 1993, Computer role-playing game, Sega Megadrive, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The game is set in the year 2712, in which the player controls four mercenaries selected from a pool of twelve.
One of the advancements of the game was that the four characters were on screen simultaneously in their own window.
The game was advanced for its time, allowing up to four players to play simultaneously, using mouse, keyboard or (modified) Sega Megadrive joypad.
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 The Little Green Desktop - Display information about the game
How many games can you say I remember and explain in detail a whole story for each level what happened back in them days when games were not so deep.
I wrote the review for Dungeon Master in ST Action issue 1 and I have to say that during all my time on the magazine this was in my top 3 games of all time.
The game that made you realise that there was a difference between 8-bit and 16-bit games.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Zork - the Computer Game
As soon as the game begins, you are reunited with the sword and lantern, and face a new task: defeating the capricious (and somewhat senile) Wizard of Frobozz and stealing his wand.
While this game is very similar to the first one in the method of game play (searching for various spells to give the player clues as to how you should advance), this game covers a wider variety of locations than Enchanter did, and magic potions are made available along with the standard spells.
At the climax of the game, you finally catch up with the shadowy figure from the game's beginning; and it turns out to be an evil shadow of yourself, brought about by all of the magic that the player has cast over the years.
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 Role-Playing Computer Games
Many early video game programmers who were fans of Dungeons & Dragons realized they could replace their fellow adventurers and the Dungeon Master with computer rule-keeping, storytelling software.
Still these games were not what you would call "immersive." While SSI was having their run of popular fantasy role-playing games, a largely unknown developer created a game that would alter the face of computer fantasy role-playing forever.
FTL's Dungeon Master, first on the Atari ST and the Amiga in 1987, introduced a deeper intensity to the 3D dungeon crawl.
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 Dungeons Deep - Freeware Fantasy Dungeon Game Classics
Zork II: The Wizard of Frobozz (1981) and Zork III: The Dungeon Master (1982) by Marc Blank, David Lebling, Tim Anderson & Bruce Daniels - History - "The Zork Trilogy is set in the ruins of an ancient empire lying far underground.
Dungeons of Doom are a randomly generated maze of rooms or corridors connecting them.
Recently, the author of the game posted this on his webpage: "What I didn't expect was that Castle of the Winds would generate some 13,500 registrations, and continue to generate mail to this day.
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 The Dungeon Master & Chaos Strikes Back Encyclopaedia |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Dungeon Master II for IBM PS/V: a crack made by kentaro-k.21 is now available.
Dungeon Master for Amiga: an updated version of Dungeon Master for Atari ST version 1.2 (English), cracked, hacked and ported to Amiga by Meynaf was added.
Dungeon Master Editor Manual: Added scans of an early version of the hint book "The Way of the Firestaff".
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 Neverwinter Nights: Profile: Skullport Game Guides
Making the time to play a game that is going to be covered while staying interested in that game while I'm putting a walkthrough together.
Skullport is a roleplaying community that offers a resident to go on an adventure with a Dungeon Master or with other members of Skullport by using the forum to describe their actions, features, and voices.
New residents to the site are directed to the Journey to Skullport section, where a Dungeon Master will help them become familiar with the community and writing style, as well as provide an adventure that the new member can react to by posting their reply as their character.
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 Amazon.com: Neverwinter Nights: Computer & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Multiplayer games with strangers are confusing and not as fun as they sound and, like the tabletop game, they're really only as fun as the players and especially the DM you're playing with.
To PnP roleplayers this game will be a dream come true, a chance to move into the computer game world and create modules without having to learn complicated graphic arts and computer programming techniques.
Everything from the anti-piracy scheme on the CD making it impossible for legitimate users to install the game, 3dfx Voodoo cards cannot be used with the game, the game detects processors faster than 2Ghz as being "below the minimum requirement to run the game." Random freezes, crashes, corruptions of data, and lots of other grief.
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 Dispatching the Dungeon Master   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
First game submitted after those weeks are elapsed becomes the season premiere.
  • After that, games are released once a week, in the same order in which the initial assignment is submitted.
  • My goal is a game based on paranoia and miscommunication, where part of the game is figuring out whether the current round is cooperative or competitive.
    People should also start sketching their games in the wiki at this point, if they haven't already.

    Games are due by midnight in your local time zone on Saturday night; they should be posted in the wiki under that week's heading.
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     Articles - Atari ST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
    The ST was later superseded by the Atari TT and Falcon computers, and ST technology was used in the creation of the Atari Jaguar video game console.
    While this was not a problem for most users, some games used the extra tracks as a crude form of copy protection and as a means of cramming more data on the disk, and formatting as many as 86 tracks on an '80 track' disc was a common space-expanding option in custom formatting utilities.
    The first real-time 3D role-playing computer game, Dungeon Master, was first developed and released on the ST, and was the best-selling software ever produced for the platform.
    www.kingj.com /articles/Atari_ST   (4236 words)

     Dungeon Keeper for PC - Dungeon Keeper PC Game - Dungeon Keeper Computer Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
    A rich strategy game that is both intuitive and challenging, both innovative and polished.
    Besides the graphics Dungeon Keeper is 1 of the greatest game of all time.
    It doesn't stray far from the blueprint created by its predecessors, but it is, without a doubt, the best game to ever adhere to that formula.
    www.gamespot.com /197183   (313 words)

     Amazon.com: Dungeon Master II: Skullkeep : The Official Strategy Guide: Books: Zach Meston,J. Douglas Arnold   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
    When I first bought Dungeon Master 2, I thought it was the best computer game I've ever played.
    Prima has taken a new step forward in their strategy guides, for this is by far the most helpful and entertaining one I've ever read, light years ahead of any of their other publications.
    All in all, this is a guide a player of the Dungeon Master 2 computer game can't live without.
    www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1884364039?v=glance   (605 words)

     Human Head Studios & Fast Forward Join Forces! :: Mortality.Net : A Dungeon Master Resource for ALL editions of ...
    Human Head Studios is a hit computer game developer best noted for their computer action game Rune(tm), available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Playstation 2.
    For more information on their computer game products please visit their website at www.humanhead.com.
    Dungeon World and 1492: Conquista del Magico are trademarks of Fast Forward Entertainment, Inc. RA Salvatore’s Demon World is a trademark of R. Salvatore.
    www.mortality.net /article.php?sid=1158   (754 words)

     Neverwinter Nights Game News Reviews Description Screenshots and Price
    The first computer game to completely recreate the classic “pen and paper” role-playing game in stunning 3D, Neverwinter Nights features a dynamic single player storyline, advanced graphics technology, revolutionary online multiplayer capabilities and the extraordinary new “Dungeon Master” feature.
    In a gaming first, Neverwinter Nights allows gamers to design, build, and share their own role-playing modules using the “BioWare AuroraƤ Neverwinter Toolset.” Gamers will take the role of online “Dungeon Master,” creating and presenting their challenges to the Internet community with support for up to 64 players simultaneously.
    Online gamers will be able to enhance their Neverwinter Nights experience with an exclusive community that will foster the development of new adventures and offer resources for Dungeon Masters, module builders and players.
    www.gameinfowire.com /game.asp?gid=196   (228 words)

     Video Game Review: Dungeon Master
    Prepare to be thrust into one of the finest adventure worlds ever to hit the computer screen.
    The game's interface is so intuitive that it becomes second nature after only five minutes of play.
    The game is full of complex puzzles and dangerous creatures that will leave you breathless.
    www.teenink.com /Past/1989/322.html   (215 words)

     Neverwinter Nights: So You Want To Be A Dungeon Master?
    The DM Client offers a unique experience in computer gaming.
    A DM can control virtually every aspect of the game behind the scenes, creating a much more interactive experience for players than in a scripted game.
    For example, in a recent game, my players' goal was to reach a city besieged by enemies.
    nwn.bioware.com /dms/profile_dmhowto.html   (1291 words)

     PC Game News - Neverwinter Nights Goes Gold
    Neverwinter Nights redefines the electronic role-playing game genre using the fully 3D BioWare Aurora Engine and the Third Edition of the Dungeons & Dragons core rulebook, published by Wizards of the Coast, Inc. The game contains an amazing 60-100 hour single player campaign that is also playable in multiplayer mode.
    More than just a game, Neverwinter Nights breaks new ground as the first complete role-playing system for the computer platform, allowing its players to step into the shoes of the Dungeon Master to tell their own stories and create their own adventures in the spirit of the exciting pen and paper original.
    Linux gamers will still need the Windows version of the game to register at the Neverwinter Nights community site (http://neverwinternights.com) and to import essential game resources into their Linux server and game.
    extreme.pcvsconsole.com /view.php?news=363   (663 words)

     Guestbook Archive
    When I first played it, in my honest opinion, I thought that it didn't seem like such a good game, judging soley on the voice of the first bartender, as is my nature as it's been developed from experience and game(s) impressions from the past.
    As it stands, the game and its series are in the top 5 list of my favourite games of all time.
    I followed that game for almost three years before it ever released, and no informed person in the community ever thought it was vaporware.
    www.candlekeep.com /guestbook/gview_06.htm   (6598 words)

     Home of the Underdogs - Entry: Dungeon Master   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
    The Dungeon Master & Chaos Strikes Back Encyclopedia, DMute Homepage
    Dark Heart of Uukrul, Sundog: Frozen Legacy, Dungeon Master Java
    Disclaimer: Home of the Underdogs does not claim rights to any software on the site.
    www.the-underdogs.org /game.php?id=1658   (573 words)

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