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    Beyond the Ice Palace

    Game » consists of 0 releases. Released 1988

    Beyond the Ice Palace is a Ghouls'n'Ghosts-like platformer for various systems.

    Short summary describing this game.

    Beyond the Ice Palace last edited by fiye on 04/16/20 05:34PM View full history


    Beyond the Ice Palace is an action/platformer developed by Elite Systems and released on many of the early computer platforms.


    The goal of Beyond the Ice Palace is to simply reach the end of each maze-like stage. At the end is a dragon-like boss, defeating which allows the player to progress to the next stage.

    The hero is able to equip three different projectile weapons: Two types of dagger and a morning star. In true Ghouls n Ghosts fashion, however, he can only pick up one and use it at any given time. The player is also able to call upon "the spirit of the woods": a large, somewhat sinister face that eradicates enemies on the screen but is a very finite resource. The player can also collect gems for points.


    Though the platformer received middling reviews - it was deemed too difficult by most, even with its generous ten lives - it was universally praised for its atmospheric chiptune music by David Whittaker.


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