Eidolon, The (C64 and Atari 8-Bit, 5 1/4" Disk) Epyx - 1985 USA, Canada Release

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Eidolon, The
Product ID EPYXS0045
Platform(s) C64 and Atari 8-Bit
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1985
Publisher(s) Epyx
Developer(s) Charlie Kellner
Category(s) Entertainment, Arcade
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Scientific curiosity or passport to a magical dimension?

Discover the secrets of The Eidolon, a mysterious 19th century machine powered by the forces of magic. If you can control the powerful energies of this ancient apparatus, an unseen world is yours to explore. The Eidolon lets you teleport and transform enchanted creatures- Greps, Biter Birds and Bottlenecks. And challenge the "intelligent" Guardian Dragons. You can create and capture magic fireballs... perhaps even alter the flow of time itself!

And whatever happened to the machine's mysterious inventor? Only the adventurous of spirit will know his fate. The Eidolon- scientific curiosity, or passport to a magical dimension?

  • First person adventure, strategy and action.
  • Fractal graphics create three-dimensional caverns.
  • Great fantasy adventure- Explore an endless enchanted dimension.
  • One Player.

System Requirements

Required RAM 64K
Atari 8-Bit
Required CPU Atari 1200XL
Required RAM 64K

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