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The Axe of Kolt - The Adventures of Alaric Blackmoon - Episode 1 Play Online
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You are a penniless ex-mercenary soldier, reduced to wandering the land and doing odd-jobs in return for food and a place to sleep. You have just left the town of Greenwych and you have hitched a ride on a haywain. The driver tells you that you might have luck finding gainful employment in the village of Hengemire.

Little do you know that what you hear in this village will send you on a quest to find a lost magical weapon and change your life for ever....

  • A remake by the author of the original award-winning Spectrum Text Adventure from 1993, "The Axe of Kolt" has enhanced and additional puzzles and much more gameplay.


  • Please only download the blorb if you have ADRIFT 5 installed on your computer.

  • Apologies, but the link to download a zipped executable version of "The Axe of Kolt" has had to be temporarily disabled due to technical problems.


  • Other Adventures in this series:

    Episode 2: The Spectre of Castle Coris

    Episode 3: Die Feuerfaust - The Fist of Fire

    Episode 4: The Fortress of Fear

    Episode 5: The Lost Children

    Coming Soon: Run, Bronwynn, Run!

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    Genre: Fantasy 
    Language: Unknown 
    IFID: ADRIFT-500-B5A8-C707-416F-A4A6-DD888A524F5B 
    Category: Complete adventure 
    Forgiveness rating: Tough 
    Total Downloads: 222 
    Online Plays: 129 
    File Size: 838 Kb 
    Version: 6
     

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    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
     
      The Axe of Kolt, Mon 21st Mar 2016
    By Denk - See all my reviews

    The Axe of Kolt is what text adventures is all about. Set in a standard fantasy setting with wizards, dwarfs, witches etc., the game is huge but divided into four parts so that it never become unmanageable. The game is tough though. Luckily there is a VOCAB command for each part, inspiring the player when stuck with a list of relevant verbs. And if everything fails the player can send an e-mail to the author, which was needed some times.

    Highly recommended.


    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
     
      A game well worth playing, Mon 14th Dec 2015
    By Po. Prune - See all my reviews

    The game is well written and Lazzah has managed to create a great atmosphere. It's a big (huge) game so you'll need patience and a lot of time which could be seen as a drawback in these busy days of time. The puzzles are fair but demands that you think a little :-) This is not a game you finish while sipping your afternoon tea.

    This is a review section and should not turn into a discussion forum but I feel in all fairness to Lazzah and his game I need to comment on BloetranTheGood review:

    Regarding the colour I can only assume that he has played the online version. I downloaded the Blorb and there the options page clearly states that the game should be played "Cyan on Black"


    0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
     
    Tue 23rd Jun 2015
    By highways - See all my reviews

    (Not yet ready for a full review) A very complex game which needs a great deal of thought.

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