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01-07-2013, 08:14 AM
#11
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,148
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Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
But it's not Dungeon Master...is it? What's with the "s" at the end?
A rose by any other name...

But yes, the "s" irks me a little too. As do the possible legalities of the whole release as well as not knowing exactly who is behind it.

On the other hand, the original game has been available to download for free for some time from various sources and on various platforms as far as I'm aware. And some effort has apparently been made to update the graphics for this release - again though, would really like to know who is behind it and what their possible plans are.

But bottom line: it's Dungeon Master, the "s" notwithstanding. (And if it makes you feel any better, "Dungeon" is all it says below the icon.)
01-07-2013, 08:16 AM
#12
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,680
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Originally Posted by heretik View Post
Ripping off classics. Way to go.
Won't get my money.
I know what you mean, if there was an official Dungeon Master game on the iStore i would be ecstatic and would moan about this clone. Having this 'copy/clone' as you say is a rip off of a classic, but theres also a lot of games out there which are based on other older games.

But yeah its a tricky one, as theres no official version i dont mind the clones so much.

01-07-2013, 08:22 AM
#13
Maybe its good who knows.
01-07-2013, 08:56 AM
#14
ACCOUNT CLOSED: Officially Quit iOS Gaming
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,874
Loved Dungeon Master to bits, I finished it several times on the old miggy.

Would like to see more info before I buy.

How's it going guys? Does it play well?
01-07-2013, 09:13 AM
#15
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,440
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Originally Posted by Vovin View Post
...Hope this will come for the iPhone, too!
Also hoping for a iPod/iPhone/Universal build. Dungeon Masters looks great. The developer's other game, Face Wars, is Universal so that's promising. I was trying to find the website for Supe, LLC to inquire but haven't had much luck.

Last edited by undeadcow; 01-07-2013 at 09:57 AM.
01-07-2013, 09:29 AM
#16
Found out u can get item descriptions if you hover an item on the eye icon next to your gear. Still doesn't say damage, but better than nothing.

Drag waterskin and food to mouth icon to drink/eat.

Any body know what the runes all are? Trying to find ful for the torch, but haven't had any luck. Guessing randomly uses your mp, and fails or you don't have enough skill to cast every time for me so far.

EDIT: torch spell is the first rune then the fourth. Then you click the bar with the runes in it to cast.

Plays good. It's a little archaic being that its so old, but plays as it should


Edit: went over to gameFAQS and found a walkthru if anyone is interested.

The characters in the hall seem to be the same as this so hopefully should work good. Anyways it's a good resource if your gonna compare everyone's stats/ gear easily

http://www.gamefaqs.com/pc/564813-du...ster/faqs/1530

Last edited by mekanikal fiend; 01-07-2013 at 10:10 AM.
01-07-2013, 09:55 AM
#17
Gabrien is correct. This is one of the most beloved games of all time for old gamers. This game at the time, believe it was the last 80's, was ground breaking as Doom, Half-life, Halo, etc to its era. This game had tremendous atmosphere and I believe was the first game to employ first-person prespective among many other new at the time interactive techniques. Dungeon Master is held in the highest reverance by us old school gamers.

I have vivid memories of playing this with my then 5 year old daughter on my lap every evening for about 2 months . It was an unbelievable gaming experience at the time. I will purchase this and hope it still holds some of its magic.

My most memorable moment involves dropping the iron gates on mummys to kill them. Thought that was so cool at the time when I discovered it lol.

Dungeon Master is definitely in the pantheon of all-time great games.
01-07-2013, 10:13 AM
#18
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,148
Important note on runes and casting: the first rune you select determines the spell's power; it is not the spell rune itself. So for example, to cast magic torch, you would first select the spell's power/level, (pick from lowest to highest rune from left to right) then select the rune "Ful." fourth rune from the left

Lower level characters won't be able to successfully cast higher level spells. I suspect practicing higher level spells will train skill faster, though since they use more mana it probably evens out, and I'm not sure whether you gain skill from failed attempts.
01-07-2013, 10:37 AM
#19
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 2,164
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Originally Posted by Franco View Post
Gabrien is correct. This is one of the most beloved games of all time for old gamers.
I'm pretty sure that Franco just called Gabrien old.

Xbox Gamertag & Game Center: CzarCastic
01-07-2013, 10:42 AM
#20
ACCOUNT CLOSED: Officially Quit iOS Gaming
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,874
Can someone who's bought it, give us a mini review?

Ie is it more or less bug free, decent responsive controls etc etc?