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AtariST

Back To The Golden Age

Back To The Golden Age
GenreAction Adventure
Developer / PublisherUbisoft
Released1990
Media1 x disk
Rating
Graphics:8.5
Sound:8.5
Gameplay:9.0
Overall:9.0
Reviewed byP.Dial
Back To the Golden Age is a side scrolling action adventure, developed by Ubi Soft for the Atari ST and Amstrad CPC in 1990. This game comes to the ST in one disc.
 
Review
Back To The Golden Age You are a mighty knight warrior on a mission to find the kidnapped princess by the evil lord of the mainland. The evil lord has opposed towards you a whole army of warriors, knights, archers and even bats or other foes, so you must fight your way through using your trusty sword and shield. You must also pass through several doors that lead to either a room (with various bonuses to collect), to a shop (where you can buy spells, energy and weapons) or even castles where you discover and open various objects that grant you with money.

The game looks like a mix up between the great Targhan and Night Hunter games. The graphics are fantastic with nice colors and many details. The sprites are great and the animation is good (though I found some minor slowdown issues here and there). The sound FX are all sampled (from the ambient sounds to the clangs of the swords) and the intro music is a well composed sampled tune. Ubi Soft definitely managed to make another great game for the ST (as they usually do).
 
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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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