Game Classification

The Korth Trilogy 3: Into the Empire Puffin Books Ltd., 1983  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

The Korth Trilogy 3: Into the Empire The Korth Trilogy is a series of children's Science fiction adventure books written by Peter K. McBride and published by Puffin books in the early 1980's.The three books in this series are ;The Korth Trilogy 1 : Escape from ArkaronThe Korth Trilogy 2 : BeseigedThe Korth Trilogy 3 : Into the EmpireEach book was released with an accompanying cassette containing a series of mini-games that tie in with sections of the book. This is the third book / set of games in the series. A full description has not been provided as this would reveal the storyline of the book.The mini games contained on the accompanying cassette are ;Fog : In this game one, two or three symbols are placed on the game screen and the player must position their scooter and shoot Korth guards while being careful not to their allies.Oldren : This is a turn based game in which the player has command of nine units and must attack the Oldren radar station. This is defended by three strongholds, half a dozen guards and a force field. Two of the players units can punch a hold in the force field but this exists for one turn only. The object is to take the radar station but if too many units are killed the game is lostEmpire : This is a resource management game in which the player must run the Korth Empire in the absence of the Imperial computer. There are three main resources to control, metal, fuel and bathmud, together with the number of ships, and guards needed to quash planetary uprisings

At the end of each mini game the player is offered the chance to replay. There is no automatic progression between the games, after each the Spectrum must be reset and the next game loaded. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : ZX Spectrum