Times of Lore

Original Platform: Commodore 64

Times of Lore is an action RPG created by Chris Roberts (author of Wing Commander) and published by Origin Systems for Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS.

Year1988
GenreRole Playing
Rating4

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PublisherORIGIN Systems
DeveloperORIGIN Systems
OS supportedWindows XP, 2000 & Windows 7, MacOS X 10.6+
Updated29 December 2017
TAGSfantasy action-rpg adventure-rpg

Game Review

Times of Lore is an action RPG created by Chris Roberts (author of Wing Commander) and published by Origin Systems for Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS. Later it was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum and NES.

The game, inspired by The Legend of Zelda, is considered one of the most influential computer role-playing games ever created. It has influenced Richard Garriott's Ultima VI and Ultima VII, but also Diablo and Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance.

Times of Lore is also a masterpiece of programming on the Commodore 64; it features a massive world made of 13 thousand screens, shown without any need for loading, plus it uses a very advanced technique to display highly detailed sprites (combining a hi-res monochrome sprite plus a low-res multicolor sprite).

With excellent medieval music, great gameplay, impressive graphics, a difficulty level that is just right, Times of Lore it's a game any Commodore 64 fan should not miss. Have you tried it already?


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