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Curse of the Hellsblade

by John Nelson and Tom Zuchowski

Episode 206 of Eamon
Fantasy/RPG
1991

(based on 2 ratings)
2 member reviews

About the Story

You find a wondrous sword of black metal, only to find out that it is cursed! Now, you must find a way to contain this demon blade before it destroys everyone you meet!

This adventure is part of the Eamon universe. Like all Eamon adventures, it is an RPG-style game, mostly using a two-word parser. Because Eamon is a modular system, you may bring a character and equipment from other adventures into this one.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: March 1, 1991
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Eamon
Baf's Guide ID: 1586
IFID: Unknown
TUID: gtjbw50ndz00n154

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EamonAG

Anyway, I liked this one a lot. It has a clean, coherent map that wasn't too simple yet not so insanely dense that it was easy enough to map.
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Classic RPG online, March 20, 2018
by Denk
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I played this game online at Eamon Remastered where you can either play with your own character or a demo character.

This RPG is quite original in the sense that you are cursed with the sword Hellsblade, so that you attack all beings on your path with the sword, whether they are friends or foes. First you need to find a way to control the blade and later get rid of it, so that the world will be a safe place once again.

The game is a classic Eamon adventure, so there will be lots of interesting treasures and weapons to pick up, which you can then sell or use in other Eamon adventures. The game is very much about combat and exploring, finding keys, secret rooms and tunnels but there are also a few real puzzles included. Hints are included in case you get stuck.

The writing is good and the game is well designed. I have played a lot of Eamon games lately and this is one of the best I have tried so far. I can certainly recommend this.


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