Just started playing this game. Really enjoying it! Anyone know what the skulls are used for? Also, I can't seem to enter Forest of the Dead and Sacred Woods from the North. Also can't get into Frozen Caverns...unless the skulls are used to unlock those doors, but not able to use them.
A downloadable game
ARGUS is a stunning role playing adventure for the Commodore 64. Explore the lands of Argus that span 1500 locations on your quest to find and free the captured Starchild. ARGUS was programmed by Achim Volkers with gfx / design by Trevor Storey and atmospheric soundtracks by Saul Cross.
** ARGUS STORY **
For decades Zoran has sat in the temple of lies waiting for his moment to free Legion from the pit. With the starchild kidnapped only one man stands in his way. Thoran son of Thryne.
The object of the game is to fight your way through the hordes of darkness and find the starchild. Find extra weapons keys and other items to aid you on your quest.
** GAME FEATURES **
• 1500 locations to explore.
• Lots of monsters to fight.
• Collect items to aid your quest.
• Smooth 3D transition between locations.
• Animated intro + end sequences.
• Atmospheric Soundtracks.
• Game save + load feature.
• PAL and NTSC compatible.
• SD2IEC compatible.
• Download includes hi-res map to help you navigate the lands of Argus.
** GAME CREDITS **
Coding by Achim Volkers
Graphics & design by Trevor 'Smila' Storey
Music by Saul Cross
Packaging art by Trevor 'Smila' Storey
** SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS **
Argus is a game for the Commodore 64. You can play the game in a C64 emulator (we recommend VICE) or you can port the game onto real C64 hardware if you have the resources to do so. The download file features the .d64 (disk version), .tap (tape version) and .prg (c64 program files).
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Does the 2 MB download version include the map and instruction manual?
Any inspiration from Obitus on the Amiga, for Argus?
i'm not sure if it's glitching or what but when i enter the temple of light black screen appears. i'm playing .tap version, can anyone help please? BTW it's awsome game i have a party on 6th and i'm not sure if the EZ flash will be delivered till this date... Cheer, Best Regards and Many Thanks. I also can't save on tape...
Ive Just bought a tape from binaryzone, i hope it solve the problem, cheers
Black in the temple of light, what irony .. It never got fixed ?
The game (yes i know obitus) is a very good c64 port, nice graphics, very smooth and fully compatible with my c64 mini.
Finally, a dungeon crawler done right! I'm enjoying this adventure very much. Although, I feel that the game could improve upon a couple of things, as I've mentioned in my blog post here: http://istilladoremy64.chorusgrove.com/doku.php?id=blog:2018-02-12
Outstanding work !!! :D