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ArchonDS

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ArchonDS
Archonds.jpg
General
Author(s)eXdreAm (aka Wiese)
TypeAction Strategy
Version0.4
LicenceMixed
Links
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ArchonDS is a remake of the original game from 1983 (Atari ST) with new graphics. It is a strategy action game, the battle of light vs. dark.

User guide

It currently supports a 2 player mode (on a single DS). You can play in 4 different arenes and 4 characters:

  • Archer vs Basilisk (Forrest).
  • Wizard vs Basilisk (Desert).
  • Archer vs Dragon (Swamp).
  • Wizard vs Dragon (Snow).

The game is over when one side has no more units or conquered all five power-points.

Controls

Stylus or D-Pad - Select, Move character in the battle grid

A/B/Y/X - Move character in battle board (Player 2)

R/L - Attack

Start - Restart

Select - Change the arenes and characters

Screenshots

Archonds2.jpg Archonds3.jpg

Compatibility

Tested on Original R4DS (firmware 1.19).

Changelog

Version 0.4

  • AI of the battlemode is implemented.

V0.3 2007/09/26

  • Added 5 units (valkyrie, golem, troll, sorceres and djinn).
  • Added battle and strategy HUD.
  • Added gameflow: change between battle and strategy mode.
  • Added unit indicator (touched unit is also selected).
  • 2 player "hotseat"-mode playable with a limited number of units.
  • Added 3D-text intro.
  • Added game mode menu.


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