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Tir Na Nog is a 1984 video game by Gargoyle Games for the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC. It was ported to the Commodore 64 in 1985. It is based on Celtic mythology.
The game is based on Irish folklore and mythology and follows the story of the great hero Cuchulainn.
The gameplay in Tir Na Nog is inventory-driven, and the player’s objective is to assemble the pieces for Calum’s seal while avoiding enemies and obstacles. The game features a simple control scheme, and the graphics are purely graphical, with no text parser. The game’s world is immersive and atmospheric, with a focus on exploration and puzzle-solving.
The graphics in Tir Na Nog are impressive for the ZX Spectrum, with detailed character sprites and well-designed environments. The sound effects and music also contribute to the overall immersive experience, enhancing the gameplay and creating a realistic atmosphere.
Tir Na Nog is a classic action-adventure game that offers an engaging and immersive experience for fans of retro gaming and Irish mythology. If you’re looking for a challenging and atmospheric adventure game.
The game was widely positively received by the gaming media. The game forms part of an unofficial trilogy with the science fiction title Marsport and Dun Darach. Dun Darach review published here.
The game got groundbreaking features for that 1984 year such as a large central character, animated backgrounds and parallax scrolling.
Psygnosis Software planned to release a PC remake of the game in June 1995. However the project was canceled.