Mike Singleton's '84 classic Adventure Strategy game, brought to and updated for iOS.
"The Lords of Midnight is not simply an adventure game nor simply a war game. It was really a new type that became known as an epic game, for as you play the Lords of Midnight you will be writing a new chapter in the history of the peoples of the Free.
You will guide individual characters across the land of Midnight on vital quests but you will also command armies that must endeavour to hold back the foul hordes of Doomdark, the witch king. Yours will be no inevitable victory." - Mike Singleton 1984
"Lords of Midnight does story-based, large-scope, high-fantasy warfare better than most titles I can think of, iOS or otherwise."
- Rating 4/5- PocketTactics.com
"This is an outstanding remake and developer Chris Wild, should feel very proud of creating such a superb celebration of the man’s work."
- Rating 8/10 - Metro
"#1 - Top 5 iPhone and iPad games of the week"
"If you're interested in classic games, especially fantasy and/or strategy games, Lords of Midnight is a must-have."
- Rating 4/5 - TouchArcade.com
"App of the Year!"
- Rating 5/5, Mirror.co.uk
"It's an unmissable remake. Few titles weather the storms of time as well as this solid-gold classic."
- Rating 4/5 - PocketGamer.co.uk
"A must own title; pure genius and extremely entertaining. Recommended."
- Rating 98/100 - Arcade Life
“Made of extremely bright colors and clean lines, a stylistic choice that was and still is very original.”
"Despite the perfectly adapted touch controls and crisp graphic presentation, this is a proper 1980s they-don’t-make-’em-like-they-used-to game"
"#3 - Top 10 iPad games and apps of December 2012"
"If you love a game, love the game’s creator and want to produce an updated tribute – here’s your benchmark. Almost thirty years old and yet it feels fresh, relevant and completely at home on a touch screen. Recommended without reservation – so good it makes me want to cry."
- Arcade Life
"Original, longed for and a perfect adaptation of a legendary game. Unlike those Spectrum conversions that are strictly for nostalgia lovers, Chris Wild’s Lords of Midnight will enthrall any gamer who thinks he has what it takes for a true battle of wits where only the most brilliant commanders will survive."
- Louise Mensch, Mirror.co.uk
"Lords of Midnight is an experience that everybody with a remote interest in games should have, buying into your characters and developing your own war stories is a wonderful thing. It is a game with hidden depths that deserve to be plumbed and I cannot recommend it enough."
iOS Best Port/Retro Gamer of the Year"
- Arcade Life
Please check out www.thelordsofmidnight.com/blog for news on updates and new features to come...
** PLEASE NOTE **
You need iBooks installed to read the Novella.
1. Added discovery map
2. Added 'tooltip' info on map
3. Added cleanup button for lords on select screen
4. Change to undo system ready for difficulty modes
5. Added ability to UNDO from the gameover screen!
6. Ability to undo multiple dawns
7. Handle new screen resolutions
8. Built for latest IOS SDK
9. Support 64 bit devices
10. Cosmetic changes on scrolling views - dithered
11. Update of engine to align with Doomdark's Revenge
12. Misc minor engine fixes ported from Doomdark's Revenge'
Ratings and Reviews
Played this on the Speccy and love the iPhone version.
Worked fine on iPhone 7 with 11.2. Just got an iPhone X and crashes immediately.
Roam Midnight, form allegiances, quest, do battle...
A classic game in 1984, added to and entirely relevant to anyone who has never experienced the Land of Midnight before. This beautifully presented game sees you looking out from the eyes of the commanders and characters as you mass your armies and deploy your quest and immerse yourself in the titanic struggle against a ruthless, singleminded adversary, Doomdark.
Strategy and tactics are needed to endure the nail-biting episodes of war and subterfuge as you wander a believable land and back story. Chris has done a brilliant job in recreating the atmosphere and feel of the original and included a few features to smooth gameplay.
Once you enter midnight and look through Luxor's eyes, you will never look back and never be the same again.
The War of the Solstice has begun!!
This is a great game. Very atmospheric and has elements of strategy and fantasy, with unique gameplay. I loved the original Spectrum version, and this iOS conversion is even better. So glad the developer has updated to 64 bit so I can keep playing it when iOS 11 arrives.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.