Last updated on October 15th, 2023 at 06:56 am
MYTH : History in the Making is a video game developed by System 3 Software at 1992, first released for Commodore 64 and further 8Bit Machines like Spectrum Sinclair then ported to Commodore Amiga . The C64 Version gets as the Playable Hero a common student ended in a mythological quest seeking his freedom by not only defeating enemies but also solving how to beat them according to the proper novels from historical myth such as Hydras , Medusa , Zeus , Odin.
Myth: History in the Making is a 2D platform game developed and published by British publishing house System 3 for the Commodore 64, Amiga, Amiga CD32, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum. It is a game that is often overlooked, but it is a true masterpiece that showcases the best of what the Amiga and C64 platforms have to offer.
The game’s graphics are stunning, with detailed and colorful environments that are a joy to explore. The sound effects and music are also top-notch, adding to the game’s immersive atmosphere. The gameplay is challenging but rewarding, with a deep and engaging storyline that will keep you hooked for hours on end.
One interesting curiosity about Myth is that the C64 version is often considered better than the Amiga version due to its smoother scrolling. However, both versions are still considered to be pretty good.
Each level in Myth contains a mythical boss enemy, such as Medusa, Thor, and a Hydra. Puzzles involve using the right object in the right location to progress, such as throwing skulls into a pit of fire to summon a monster, and using the right weapon against enemies, such as attacking a specific monster with tridents.
The user manual gave some background information about the various myths referred to in the game and gave hints to the puzzles.
In conclusion, Myth: History in the Making is a true masterpiece that showcases the best of what the Amiga and C64 platforms have to offer. It is a game that is often overlooked, but it is a must-play for fans of 2D platform games. The game’s stunning graphics, immersive sound effects and music, and engaging gameplay make it a true gem. The game’s puzzles and mythical boss enemies add to the game’s depth and replayability.
In the Amiga Version the protagonist is switched with a sort of barbarian warrior named Ankalagan , and as the final scene in the ending tells a sequel was planned : Dawn of Steel,
although never released . Also a superb Remake for multiple platforms has been in progress but now we don’t know if it will ever get the pixel light in our screens :
We shall keep you updated !
CHEAT AMIGA :
Pause game play and type snufflecake.