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Posts tagged “The Lords of Midnight”

Sons Of The Desert: Legions Of Ashworld

Over the weekend, I started writing a homage to the late Mike Singleton's singular achievement, The Lords of Midnight. Released thirty years ago, the game and its sequel were first-person strategy-RPG hybrids before the foundation of either genre had been laid. A rare sunny day rudely interrupted my efforts to complete the article and I hadn't even opened Word this morning before a reminder of…

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Singular: New Lords of Midnight & Midwinter Remakes

'Twas terrible news when The Lords of Midnight, Doomdark’s Revenge and Midwinter designer Mike Singleton passed away suddenly last year. Chris Wild, Singleton's friend and co-developer on his project at the time of his death, a faithful, multi-platform remake of The Lords of Midnight, eventually took the decision to continue with the game, which was well-received upon its iOS and Android release. A PC version…

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(Mid)Winter Is Coming: The Lords Of Midnight

The news of Mike Singleton's death earlier this year was extremely sad. Midwinter and its sequel are very high up on the list of games that made me, capturing so much that I admire about what is possible in games. When I first encountered them I was too young to realise how special they were - two decades later, their scope and ambition is more…

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