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King's Bounty - In-depth Written Amiga Review With Pics

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King's Bounty New World Computing Amiga, 1991 (Originally 1990) $39.95
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It was 1996; afraid of the vast and undiscovered wilderness around me, I hunkered down and opted for protectionism in the world of Heroes of Might and Magic II. The computer was busy fighting itself, I decided to amass a bigger and bigger army at home before finally inching my way to another castle. Thinking back I must have spent an enormous amount of time on that very first map of the game, but I'll never forget the first time I defeated it and moved on. Much of the same frightened strategy would be used on later maps, there's nothing like not knowing what to expect. These days I'd bolt for the nearest castle quite quickly, as you could very well get lucky and face a barely guarded castle while a hero was out exploring. That&#…