History VideoGame / ConquestsOfTheLongbow

20th Sep '16 6:38:04 PM Lightblade
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* DishonoredDead: Robin and his men will usually bury anyone they kill and have Friar Tuck perform the funeral rites. The only exception is the guard who attempts to rape a peasant woman for non-payment of her taxes; if you kill him, Robin will order his body to be left out for the wolves and ravens.
2nd Sep '16 6:39:55 PM starofjusticev21
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* NotSoHarmlessVillain: It's easy to think of the abbot, the sheriff and his men as a bunch of bumbling drunken oafs. But get careless or fail to regard them as a threat, and you'll pay for it.
23rd May '16 2:59:42 PM totoofze47
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* GameOverMan: The Merry Men, who comment on how Robin kicked it and lament his loss.



** If Marian dies when you first meet her, the cobbler will kill you for not saving her.

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** If Marian dies when you first meet her, the cobbler will kill you for not saving her. Even the Merry Men will agree that there was no excuse for letting Marian die like that.
13th May '16 3:58:26 AM Morgenthaler
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''Conquests of the Longbow'' was one of {{Sierra}}'s later VGA point-and-click adventures, set in the world of RobinHood and his Merry Men. It was released in 1992 and was a sequel of sorts to ''ConquestsOfCamelot''.

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''Conquests of the Longbow'' was one of {{Sierra}}'s Creator/{{Sierra}}'s later VGA point-and-click adventures, set in the world of RobinHood and his Merry Men. It was released in 1992 and was a sequel of sorts to ''ConquestsOfCamelot''.
''VideoGame/ConquestsOfCamelot''.
16th Apr '16 7:40:11 AM Bissek
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Overall, this is a somewhat DarkerAndEdgier version of the popular legend, and is widely considered to be [[UpToEleven more difficult than the average Sierra adventures of the time]]. Particular scenes, such as the Nine-Men-Morris minigame, can be quite frustrating to adventure players, although the action scenes can be skipped by lowering their difficulty.

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Overall, this is a somewhat DarkerAndEdgier version of the popular legend, and is widely considered to be [[UpToEleven more difficult than the average Sierra adventures of the time]]. Particular scenes, such as the Nine-Men-Morris minigame, can be quite frustrating to adventure players, players (some found the Morris game so difficult that the official strategy guide gave step by step instructions on how to win), although the action scenes can be skipped by lowering their difficulty.


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* DrinkingOnDuty: The best way to rescue three recruits from the Sheriff's dungeon involves leaving enough money to buy a bucket of ale in a place the guards can find it, then sneaking in while they're off drinking.
7th Feb '16 10:13:22 AM nombretomado
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The adventure follows the general story arc of the original tale, where King [[UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionHeart Richard the Lionheart]] has been taken hostage on his way back from TheCrusades. Your primary task throughout the game is to collect enough money to pay the king's ransom, while fighting against the oppression of King John and the Sheriff of Nottingham. Some of the story, particularly the role of Maid Marion, has been altered, adding elements of druidic mythology.

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The adventure follows the general story arc of the original tale, where King [[UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionHeart Richard the Lionheart]] has been taken hostage on his way back from TheCrusades.UsefulNotes/TheCrusades. Your primary task throughout the game is to collect enough money to pay the king's ransom, while fighting against the oppression of King John and the Sheriff of Nottingham. Some of the story, particularly the role of Maid Marion, has been altered, adding elements of druidic mythology.
25th Jan '16 1:01:57 AM BigKlingy
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** Try going to a guard dressed as a jeweler, then leave to dye the beard and return. The guard will recognize you immediately. Wear one of the two rings, and anyone from the castle and the monastery will take notice and have you captured or killed. Meet with the Sheriff and his wife while wearing the jeweler's outfit, but don't dye your beard; she will recognize you, but only if you entered the archery competition at the fair. Then you'll be hanged when the Sheriff realizes who you really are.

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** Try going to a guard dressed as a jeweler, then leave to dye the beard and return. The guard will recognize you immediately. Wear one of the two rings, rings after you've stolen them, and anyone from the castle and the monastery will take notice and have you captured or killed. Meet with the Sheriff and his wife while wearing the jeweler's outfit, but don't dye your beard; she will recognize you, but only if you entered the archery competition at the fair. Then you'll be hanged when the Sheriff realizes who you really are.


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* MutualKill: What happens if you try to shoot the Yeoman. He warned you he could draw faster that you could, but Robin's good enough to reduce it to this instead. [[HaveANiceDeath Not that it helps.]]
19th Jan '16 7:07:38 PM jormis29
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* [[SwampsAreEvil Fens Are Evil]]: More specifically, haunted by wisps and home to an evil monastic order. [[spoiler:Subverted as the wisps help you if you wear the Ring of Water.]]

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* [[SwampsAreEvil Fens Are Evil]]: More specifically, haunted by wisps [[WillOTheWisp wisps]] and home to an evil monastic order. [[spoiler:Subverted as the wisps help you if you wear the Ring of Water.]]
28th Nov '15 5:09:08 PM Josef5678
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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: There is a lot of attention to detail in this game. Including the ways that can net you a game over. For example, try going to a guard dressed as a jeweler, then leave to dye the beard and return. The guard will recognize you immediately. Wear one of the two rings, and anyone from the castle and the monastery will take notice and have you captured or killed. Meet with the Sheriff and his wife while wearing the jeweler's outfit, but don't dye your beard; she will recognize you, but only if you entered the archery competition at the fair. Then you'll be hanged when the Sheriff realizes who you really are.

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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: There is a lot of attention to detail in this game. Including the ways that can net you a game over. For example, try DevelopersForesight:
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going to a guard dressed as a jeweler, then leave to dye the beard and return. The guard will recognize you immediately. Wear one of the two rings, and anyone from the castle and the monastery will take notice and have you captured or killed. Meet with the Sheriff and his wife while wearing the jeweler's outfit, but don't dye your beard; she will recognize you, but only if you entered the archery competition at the fair. Then you'll be hanged when the Sheriff realizes who you really are.
23rd Nov '15 5:10:02 PM starofjusticev21
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''Conquests of the Longbow'' was one of {{Sierra}}'s later VGA point-and-click adventures, set in the world of RobinHood and his Merry Men. It was released in 1992 and was a sequel to ''ConquestsOfCamelot''.

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''Conquests of the Longbow'' was one of {{Sierra}}'s later VGA point-and-click adventures, set in the world of RobinHood and his Merry Men. It was released in 1992 and was a sequel of sorts to ''ConquestsOfCamelot''.


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* TheGhost: Prince John, oddly enough. Dialogue mentions him several times and he's clearly the head of the conspiracy the other villains are in on, but he never once makes an appearance. Not even at the end when King Richard's meting out justice.
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