Games Video Games Strategy Real-Time Lords of Midnight Series
Lords of Midnight was an epic adventure game written for the ZX Spectrum microcomputer (amongst others) in the early 1980's. It differed from other games due to the technique known as landscaping which allowed the player to view the world, panoramically, from any location. Also, the player could control multiple characters, allowing for complex strategies with radically different, open-ended scenarios. Using his landscaping technique, Mike Singleton was able to develop a game which offered no less than 31,232 views, from about 3904 locations, which was no mean feat on a computer with only 48 K RAM. The game was also highly playable, leading to rave reviews throughout the gaming world, and soon it achieved cult status, thousands of computer owners losing countless nights in an attempt to destroy Doomdark and his armies. The success was followed up with Doomdark's Revenge and Lords of Midnight: The Citadel.

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Crash: Lords of Midnight
Reviewed by: M. Singleton, 10/10. "Beyond have produced a game of immense complexity that transcends the simple word-matching of the mainstream adventure and in many respects more resembles a strategy war game."
The Dark Citadel
Mike Singleton's official site offers a manual, game information, maps, news, and downloads.
The Gate of Varenorn
Latest versions, tips, information, manuals, maps, and mailing list.
Lords of Midnight
A variant for Windows. Offers download and screenshots.
Lords of Midnight
The Midnight group is for the discussion of all topics regarding Lords of Midnight and Doomdark's Revenge. This includes the old spectrum versions, the PC conversions and any new versions planned.
Lords of Midnight : Windows 99
Windows Conversion of the classic spectrum game.
The Moonring
Created by the Council of the Wise to bring together the small community of Midnight related sites or pages from around the web. These scriptures are focused on Mike Singleton's classic games; The Lords of Midnight, Doomdark's Revenge, The Citadel and the unreleased Eye of the Moon.
The Tower of the Moon
Latest versions, tips, information, manuals, maps, and mailing list.
Crash: Doomdark's Revenge
Reviewed by: Mike Singleton, 10/10. "Doomdark's Revenge is assured a huge following and deservedly so." (February 01, 1985)
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