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The Legend of Kyrandia

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Also known as:
  • Fables & Fiends: The Legend of Kyrandia, book one (informal title)
  • Kyrandia 1 (informal title)
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Category: Adventure
Year: 1992
More details: MobyGames
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DOSBox: Supported (show details)
Rating: **+

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File File type File size
kyrademo.zip
executable: DEMO.EXE
Non-playable demo
MS-DOS
477 kB
(0.47 MB)

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NOTE: This game can be played under Windows using the ScummVM engine recreation (see the links section below).

Screenshots

  • Malcolm drops in unexpectedly at Kallak's.  (image by Westwood Studios)
  • Wow, she's really pretty. What do you say? (image by Westwood Studios)
  • Any kid's dream home. Windows not included. (image by Westwood Studios)
  • Darm's not the best listener in the world. Better speak louder next time. (image by Westwood Studios)
  • A little lost, and tired of walking. Kyranida's a big place.. (image by Westwood Studios)
  • "Smells good Zanthia, what is it?" (image by Westwood Studios)
  • It's probably a good thing nobody's home. (image by Westwood Studios)
  • Transportation on Kyrandia takes many forms. (image by Westwood Studios)
  • You're almost to the Castle. You can worry about footwear later. (image by Westwood Studios)

Description (by Westwood Studios)

In this mysterious land of legend and lore, players will put their gameplaying skills to the test utilizing an extremely user-friendly point and click interface designed to lead the player through numerous magical, fairy-tale scenarios that will have gamers casting spells, searching strangely-lit caverns, collecting gemstones and chasing down leprechauns.

As Brandon, the player will set out on a series of quests in search of Malcolm, the happy court jester turned evil villain. Prior to the start of the game, Brandon and his parents, the King and Queen, lived peacefully in the beautiful land of Kyrandia. When Brandon was but a child, Malcolm murdered the King and Queen in order to harness the power of the Kyragem, a magnificent gemstone that pulsates with magical energy. With its power in his possession, Malcolm declared himself ruler of the land. Only after the Masters of the Four Magics sealed Malcolm inside the Castle Kyrandia were Brandon and his grandfather safe from his wrath.

Upon his escape eighteen years later, Malcolm sets out to avenge himself. As the story begins, hero Brandon is faced with the challenge of finding the elusive Malcolm and stopping him before he destroys the other members of the Royal Court and ruins the land of Kyrandia.

Players will encounter 25 quests in their search for Malcolm. Each quest will help Brandon grow in power and in knowledge. In his endeavors, Brandon will meet many characters who will either help or hinder his progress. He will have the aid of the Masters of the Four Magics who will train Brandon in each of the four disciplines; all necessary to defeat Malcolm, reclaim his birthright and restore the Kingdom to its former peace.

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