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Have You Played… The Legacy: Realm Of Terror?


Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

SPINE-TINGLING GRAPHICS WILL TURN YOUR SKIN CHALK-WHITE WITH HORROR!
HAIR-RAISING COMBAT WITH SICKENING CREATURES!
STUPEFYING STUMPERS IN SURREAL ROOMS!
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Retro – The Legacy: Realm of Terror

It's Indy's dad

A guilty secret. This Microprose RPG was one of the first games I ever bought – not played, but bought, with actual money, in an actual box and everything. I think it was a good year or so after the thing was actually out, but for some reason it caught my eye in the shop and stuck in my head, convincing me to save my pennies and head back a few weeks later to treat myself to it.

Very much a teenager, I was reading a lot of tawdry horror fiction at the time, and though I was yet to have any experience of Lovecraft or Poe, The Legacy‘s haunted gothic mansion setting was enough to grab me on its own.
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