La Abadia del Crimen

La Abadia del Crimen

Opera Soft, 1988

"Do not follow false doctrines that spread pestilent seeds", wrote His Holiness Clement VI in the year 1346, to teachers and pupils of the university of Paris. The Pontiff was referring in that letter to the doctrines of a Franciscan monk of English origin called Guillermo of Occam, who had escaped from the prison of Avignon some years previously accused of heresy. For four years he was held until he had the chance to flee, asking for asylum in the court of the Emperor Louis of Bavaria, who was by then feuding with Pope John XXIII. Once the Emperor died, Guillermo wanted to reunite with his church and his Franciscan order. For this reason he then travelled to Italy, accompanied by his young Novice, to meet Bernardo Gui, who was by then in charge of the Inquisition in that area, and in effect, a representative of the Pope.

But it is not quite clear if Guillermo actually achieved his goal. All that remains is the testimony left by his Novice years later, in a collection of scrolls which relate the amazing and terrible events that took place during the week they spent in the abbey.

The testimony of the story that you are now about to re-live...

Share

Previous post
Next post

More games from the archive...

May 2, 2020
Android One: The Reactor Run

Android One: The Reactor Run Can you destroy the reactor before the reactor destroys the world? Only if you can blast through brick walls, mazes and strong rooms, dodge moving obstacles and overcome hoards of fiendish mutants first. Publisher: Vortex Software Year: 1983

Read More
August 10, 2021
Panzadrome

Panzadrome Ariolasoft, 1985 The eponymous Panzadrome is an island inhabited solely by robot tanks of varying viciousness. You have been given the task of destroying all the robots on the Panzadrome... Each robot tank is remotely controlled from a central computer, from which it gets its power. Plasma vents are a central part of the […]

Read More
July 3, 2021
Combat Lynx

Combat Lynx Durell Software, 1984 This is probably the most comprehensive 'real-time' battle simulation program ever written for a home computer. It can be played on a simple level as a 'shoot-them-up' game, or a more stealthy player can make use of the intelligence map to locate and destroy selected targets. The most skilled players […]

Read More
September 29, 2021
Kokotoni Wilf

Kokotoni Wilf Elite Systems, 1984 Legend has it that several hundred years ago in a province in Northern Europe there lived a Great Magician who was known by the people of the time as, Ulrich. Ullrich discovered that there had once existed a legendary Dragon Amulet, fragments of which had been scattered throughout time. Ulrich […]

Read More
July 16, 2021
Rocky

Rocky Dinamic Software, 1985 Three-dimensional simulation of a boxing match. Defeat four opponents and claim the world title.

Read More
January 1, 2020
Swords of Bane

Swords of Bane The first reports of a monster uprising were brought to the Imperial Guard by a messenger from the Valley. The Villagers who had settled in the Valley a few Year:s ago, had to evacuate their houses and run to safety. The strength of these monsters was exceptional and the Imperial Guard would […]

Read More
Copyright © 2021 ZX Spectrum Games
magnifier
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram