Knight Lore

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Knight Lore is an action-adventure game known for popularising isometric graphics in video games. The game was developed and published in 1984 by Ultimate Play the Game and written by company founders Chris and Tim Stamper.
 
In Knight Lore, the player-character Sabreman has forty days to collect objects throughout a castle and brew a cure to his werewolf curse. Each castle room is depicted in monochrome on its ...

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The Filmation Engine

Excerpt from Wikipedia – revision & links by Luca Bordoni
 
Filmation is the trademark name of the isometric graphics engine employed in a series of games developed by Ultimate Play The Game during mid 80’s, primarily on the ZX Spectrum, but various titles also appeared on the BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, MSX and Commodore 64 platforms.
 
The Filmation engine allowed the creation of 3D flip-screen environments, ideally suited to platform-based arcade adventures. Player characters could move in four ...

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