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Torvak The Warrior

Torvak The Warrior
GenreAction Adventure
Developer / PublisherCore Design
Released1990
Media2 x disk
Rating
Graphics:6.0
Sound:7.0
Gameplay:7.0
Overall:7.0
Reviewed byP.Dial
Torvak The Warrior is an action adventure game with hack 'n slash elements, created and published for the Atari ST and Amiga OCS in 1990 by Core Design.
 
Review
Torvak The WarriorSTORY / GAMEPLAY
Torvak is a barbarian born and raised in a fantasy world called "Ragnor". This peaceful home was once a green and fertile land but now an evil magician called "Necromancer", unleashed a real hell and doomed the land to darkness. Waving his double-axe and his sword, Torvak must kill the Necromancer and eliminate his loyal monsters to break the curse and bring peace back to Ragnor. Torvak must travel through 5 different levels hacking 'n slashing multiple foes and big bosses at the end. He must also be careful not to fall from too high or into the water, otherwise death will be imminent. The gameplay is not that simple. You have to hit the enemies more than one times in order to kill them (which is quite) tough and the most frustrating issue is that if you lose a life you have to start from the beginning of the level.

GRAPHICS / SOUND
The ST colors are quite dull (and pretty dark) and the backgrounds are a bit poor. Also, the scrolling sometimes suffers from minor slowdowns here and there. On the other hand, the game's sprites are nicely done and beautifully animated, but I guess this is not enough to make the game a "candy to the eye". The game's sound offers a nice intro tune and you can play either choosing in-game music or chip sound FX (and not both at the same time). In general, the ST version has minor differences compared to the Amiga version (since the latter seems to be a "lazy" ST port).
 
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Sounds
Intro/Menu music:  In-game music sample:
 
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Comparable platforms
Atari ST
Commodore Amiga OCS/ECS
 
Hardware information

Atari ST

Atari STCPU: Motorola 68000 16/32bit at 8mhz. 16 bit data bus/32 bit internal/24-bit address bus.
MEMORY: RAM 512KB (1MB for the 1040ST models) / ROM 192KB
GRAPHICS: Digital-to-Analog Converter of 3-bits, eight levels per RGB channel, featuring a 9-bit RGB palette (512 colors), 320x200 (16 color), 640x200 (4 color), 640x400 (monochrome). With special programming techniques could display 512 colors on screen in static images.
SOUND: Yamaha YM2149F PSG "Programmable Sound Generator" chip provided 3-voice sound synthesis, plus 1-voice white noise mono PSG. It also has two MIDI ports, and support mixed YM2149 sfx and MIDI music in gaming (there are several games supported this).
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The Atari ST (default) color palette
9-bit RGB 512-color palette
(16 on-screen and up to 512 in static image)
 
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