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Companions of Xanth
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Developer(s) Michael J. Lindner
Publisher(s) Legend Entertainment
Platform(s) MS-DOS
Release date(s) 1993
Genre(s) Adventure game
Mode(s) Single Player

Companions of Xanth is an adventure game published in 1993 by Legend Entertainment. The game is based on Piers Anthony's Xanth novels and is loosely based around much of the plot of his novel Demons Don't Dream, in which a young man uses a computer game to enter and explore the world of Xanth.

Typical to Piers Anthony's novels, the game is filled with puns and visual gags, and some knowledge of the Xanth universe is helpful; for those players who haven't read any of the Xanth novels, an in-game 'Com-Pendium of Xanth' is provided to the player for the majority of the game.

It was available on both floppy disk and CD-ROM. The game uses 256 colour 2D graphics.

ReceptionEdit

The game was reviewed in 1994 in Dragon (magazine) #204 by Sandy Petersen in the "Eye of the Monitor" column. Petersen gave the game 3 out of 5 stars.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Sandy Petersen (April 1994). "Eye of the Monitor". Dragon (204): 59–62. 

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