Haven't heard of Dragon's Lair?! Well, you play the heroic Dirk the Daring, a valiant knight on a quest to rescue the fair princess from the clutches of an evil dragon! Originally released in the summer of 1983, Dragon's Lair has solidified itself as a cultural icon in gaming.
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Utgivningsdatum: 17 maj, 2013

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Haven't heard of Dragon's Lair?! Well, you play the heroic Dirk the Daring, a valiant knight on a quest to rescue the fair princess from the clutches of an evil dragon! Originally released in the summer of 1983, Dragon's Lair has solidified itself as a cultural icon in gaming.


Control the actions of the daring adventurer, finding your way through the castle of a dark wizard, who has enchanted it with treacherous monsters and obstacles. In the mysterious caverns below the castle, your odyssey continues against the awesome forces that oppose your efforts to reach the dragon’s lair.


Dragon’s Lair is a fully animated classic arcade game from legendary animator Don Bluth. You’ll make your way through the castle and caverns below and wield your sword against some strange creatures. Beware of your foes, as they are numerous!


Lead On Adventurer. Your Quest Awaits!

Features


  • 720p HD Remastered Video
  • Original Arcade Release
  • Remastered Game Footage
  • Bonus Extras!

Systemkrav

PC
Mac
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP SP3
    • Processor:1.8 GHz dual core CPU
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:256 MB GeForce 8800, Radeon 3850, or Intel HD 2000 Graphics
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo at 2.2 GHz, or AMD Athlon 64 at 2.2 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512 MB GeForce 220, Radeon 4550, Intel HD 3000 Graphics
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    Minimum:
    • OS:Snow Leopard 10.6.8, or later
    • Processor:Intel Core Duo Processor
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:ntel HD3000 or better card with at least 256 MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Snow Leopard 10.6.8, or later
    • Processor:Intel Core i Series Processor
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:ntel HD3000 or better card with at least 256 MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
13.2 timmar totalt
In 1985 an arcade owner gave me a prize T-shirt that said "I Beat That Dirty Dragon at Video Command".

Today I finally earned it.
Upplagd: 3 oktober
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0 av 1 personer (0%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
0.4 timmar totalt
I've been often told more than once not to get this game. It is literally a Quick Time Event game. I heard it was a classic and it was recommended by a lot of websites. I thought that regardless of it having a chance to be bad, I should see it for myself. I hated it instantly. Certainly not worth it. Guess the damsel in distress ain't worth saving, nope.
Upplagd: 24 september
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0.7 timmar totalt
Ive heard a lot of good thing about Dragons lair and If you are like me and you never had the chance to play this game in an arcade then here it is on steam! Its a tough game where you have to act fast or else you die, but the game is fun, the visuals are amazing! And I cant expect no less from Don Bluth!
Upplagd: 25 september
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0.6 timmar totalt
This game is very nostalgic for me, I remeber I used to always play it on laser disc. Eventhough it work differently on steam to how I remember it is still good
Upplagd: 6 oktober
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0.1 timmar totalt
As a 1980's child, this fully-animated game is a work of art visually. However, this game is very repetitive, as one could expect from a story game this old, and the key prompts you face are so quick you can barely keep track of the animations. At the price of $10, this game is an absolute ripoff.

Only buy it for a couple bucks or less...it's not worth the price you pay for it just for a very, very short dose of nostalgia.
Upplagd: 4 oktober
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0 av 1 personer (0%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
5.4 timmar totalt
Well, there has already been quite a lot of re-releases of this game already, but still, this is actually a pretty good port of the game.

I also give it thumbs up for including features that makes it easy for those new to the game.

Only negative is the fact that the steam overlay doesn't seem to work when i play this.

7/10.
Upplagd: 15 augusti
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14 av 16 personer (88%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
0.5 timmar totalt
Dragon's Lair is a high definition port of a 1980s Arcade game featuring a brave knight on a journey to save his princess.

I was a little tricked by this game, but maybe it was my fault. When I purchased Dragon's Lair, I thought it was HD remake, which perhaps provided extended gameplay or extra content, a fully fleshed out experience, based on the old 1980s Arcade game; but this is not the case, it is as advertised: the 1980s Arcade game.

So, I just wanted to throw that out there in case anyone was wondering. Now, to the game. It's kind of fun, though a little repetative. The game design is essentially based around memorising a path to the princess, and getting timings just right (press Left/Right/Up/Down at precise moments or you die and restart at a checkpoint). This, back in the 80s, I'm sure was a genius idea for getting tonnes of quarters out of kids playing the Arcade machine, but as a game I don't need to plug money in to continue, it's just a little droll.

I would recommend this game if you're looking for nostalgia. Maybe you played the game back in the day and never saw the end of it, or you were a Dragon's Lair champion and wanna relive your glory, you'll love it. But, if you're looking for a challenging and engaging title, with a story and interesting/creative gameplay, I would not recommend it.

Nilesy
Upplagd: 17 juni
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5 av 5 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1.2 timmar totalt
I remember playing Dragon's Lair at my local arcade in the 80's, it was such an amazing idea that you could actually control a cartoon. Dirk suffered many deaths by my young hands and I never saved Princess Daphne.

Fast forward 30 years and what do my eyes behold? Dragon's Lair, instant purchase on Steam! After several mistakes, slow reactions, and memorization of key action sequences I can finally say that I defeated Singe and rescued the princess! Although tame for todays standards, I would have found the Daphne scenes quite risque as a child.

This is definately worth the small price tag, especially to those who have fond memories of plugging away many quarters at the arcade back in the day. The story is enjoyable and the game holds up well considering it's age.
Upplagd: 26 juni
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3 av 3 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1.4 timmar totalt
I really enjoyed this game. I have been a fan of Dragon's Lair since I saw the TV series and the animation in this game is done by the legendary Don Bluth, it doesn't have his story to it, which makes sense considering such a old game it would be hard to put anything as deep and thoughtful as, say, Secret of Nihm.

The gameplay is basically from the birth of QTEs, but even if you failed the animation was always nice to see and it's sometimes quite comical how Dirk can die from a simple trip to being eaten alive by something. If you're a fan you'll have a lot of fun with this, however I can't really say much to be honest as i've already described what the entire gameplay is. If you're searching for something with a real deep and epic story I would give this a miss, but if you are interested in in QTE gameplay with wonderful art which is enjoyable, even in it's frustraition then I suggest you pick this up.
Upplagd: 9 juli
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5 av 7 personer (71%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1.0 timmar totalt
39 minutes to complete with help from my 4 year old kid.. Not worth the couple of quid spent but brought back some good memories from Orcas arcade in the 80`s....lol,
Upplagd: 20 juni
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4 av 6 personer (67%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
3.3 timmar totalt
This game is awesome!!! If you're an 80's child, this game is a must own. I wish they made more games like this.
Upplagd: 11 september
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
3.2 timmar totalt
The first time you play it is vital that you turn off the move guide for the full challange of the game. half the game is just figuring out what the proper command is based on the screen. And often you have to pay close attention to figure out exactly what to do. Having the move guide on ruins this by simply telling you what button you're supposed to press. It's still somewhat fun with the move guide turned on but it really ruins the full experience.
Upplagd: 4 september
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1.8 timmar totalt
Replaying this game again, I now remember why I spent so many quarters on this thing! Granted it's pretty short and I'm not very fond of "Unlock this Achivement on this Day" achievements in the first place, it makes up for it for being a bit nostalgic and campy. I'd recomend it if you're into QTE up to ying yang, because that's all this game is gameplay-wise.

Bonus points if you like Don Bluth films!
Upplagd: 30 augusti
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2 av 3 personer (67%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
0.4 timmar totalt
The animation in this game is amazing! I love the old Don Bluth cartoons and now I can play them ☺☺☺☺☺
Upplagd: 20 juni
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3 av 5 personer (60%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
0.3 timmar totalt
7/10 *but not for all! :-/
Upplagd: 21 maj
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1 av 2 personer (50%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
2.8 timmar totalt
like the game but has stopped working !!
Upplagd: 15 maj
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0 av 2 personer (0%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
0.3 timmar totalt
Very not what I was expecting
Upplagd: 29 juni
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1 av 6 personer (17%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
0.3 timmar totalt
Got it on a sale whim. Instant regret
Upplagd: 23 juni
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1.3 timmar totalt
Holy Toleeedo this is wonderful! Beautifully remastered, fun as hell to play and watch. Plays nearly perfect on my PC. I LOVE IT! Thank you Digital Leisure!

With that said, this isn't everyone's bag of bones & nostalgia. But for me it's nostalgia overload. I used to just watch people play it in the arcade and only a few time paid my quarter (only to lose before the first few scenes). The game was aluring, but ominus/intimidating to my younger self. If the guide icons were available at the time I probablty would have played it to completion eventually, using a LOT of quarters. As an adult, I won't use the guide icons but I will play the "Home" version since I think each scene should be conquered to get to the next. It's much funner that way when quarters aren't required.

This is the version to get if you ask me. I've owned several, Amiga and PC floppy, and PC CD. Today, I also picked up DL2 and Space Ace. Can't wait to play those too. Wondeful! Wonderful!!!!
Upplagd: 29 juni
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1.4 timmar totalt
I remember playing this game in the acrade when i was a kid. I love this game it takes me back. The graphics are the same the as in 83. Dragon's Lair is not a hard game just click were lit. Recommend everyone pick it up specially if you grew up with it
Upplagd: 29 juni
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