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Game #624
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Legend of Kyrandia, The    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Adventure   Traditional third-person

Rating: 8.7 (719 votes)

Legend of Kyrandia, The box cover

Legend of Kyrandia, The screenshot
Arguably amongst the best adventure games series ever, the Kyrandia games tell stories set in the fantasy land of Kyrandia, told from three different perspectives: Brandon (a hero chosen to save the land), Zanthia (a Royal Mystic searching for the Anchor Stone to save Kyrandia from disappearing), and Malcolm (the evil jester from the first two games out to get his revenge). Each game is better than the last, despite the annoying random elements in some puzzles which can only be solved through tenacious trial-and-error. Great games nonetheless, with a gentle sense of humor, Westwood's acclaimed graphics and user-friendly interface, and great music.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Brett W. Sperry & Michael Legg
Developer: Westwood Studios
Publisher: Westwood Studios
Year: 1994
Software Copyright: Westwood Studios
Theme: Fantasy
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
Related Links: Russian fansite, Russian Kyrandia forums, Original Westwood page for Kyrandia 1
If you like this game, try: Simon The Sorcerer 2, Legend of Kyrandia, The: Hand of Fate, Legend of Kyrandia, The: Malcolm's Revenge

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