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Revision as of 16:49, 21 December 2008

Adventure
Adventure
Fantasy
Fantasy
Crazy quilt
Crazy quilt
Spellbreaker
Spellbreaker small cover.png
Author(s) Dave Lebling
Publisher(s) Infocom, Activision
Release date(s) 1985
Authoring system ZIL
Platform(s) Z-code 3
Language(s) English
License(s) Commercial
Multimedia
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Ratings
Cruelty scale Cruelty to be determined


How It Begins

You at a Enchanters' guild master meeting in Borphee.

Notable Features

Trivia

  • The initial codename in Infocom development of this project was (likely facetiously) Z6, or "Zork Six". However, the working title quickly became "Mage". The intention was to continue the previous tradition of naming the post-Zork fantasy adventures after positions of wizards (Such as Enchanter and Sorcerer). Infocom's marketing department resisted this name, insisting that a one-word semi-obscure term like Mage would not sell well. After some contention (and an attempt to use the name Archmage) the title Spellbreaker was chosen and used. It is referred in its packaging as the third game in the Enchanter Series.
  • Regardless, the commercial release of Spellbreaker calls itself Mage every 100 or so reboots.

Versions

Infocom releases

Initial Release

Final Release

Activision releases

Spellbreaker is available on the Classic Text Adventure Masterpieces of Infocom CD.

Links

Reviews

Enchanter trilogy by Infocom
Enchanter (1983)
Enchanter
Sorcerer (1984)
Sorcerer
Spellbreaker (1985)
Spellbreaker


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