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Legend [1]
Adventure: RPG
Multiple languages (see individual downloads)
ZX Spectrum 48K

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Graham Taylor
Chris Bourne

One of the most controversial games ever released. For a time it looked like the start of something big for Legend, who developed it. Loved by some, hated by others, Valhalla was the first conscious attempt at a computer movie with animated figures representing different characters in a mythological saga of magical powers and bloody deeds.

You can communicate with each character in a form of conventional English syntax, telling them to pick up objects or give them to other characters, or go in a certain direction, or even start a fight.

The response you get to your instructions may partly depend on your previous actions and the personality involved.

Though the backgrounds have a certain sort of stylish coldness about them the foreground characters look rather simple being quite small and simply animated.

Nevertheless, I would say playing Valhalla is a unique sort of experience. You do get a feeling a little as though you are 'playing a movie', which after all was the intention.

Others, however, would declare the whole thing utterly tedious.

At £2.99 you can at last afford to form your own opinions - the original cost being £14.95 so whatever else it has to be a bargain.

Not Rated