Spectrum 2.0

Review of 'Swordfight'

Rating:2 User: p13z

An early swordfighting game for the Speccy.
There appears to be more effort put into the presentation of this than many games from '83, with big bold graphics and some fancy fades and effects.
The problem is that the game plays like a limp vegetable. There is little feeling of excitement or action - mainly just confusion, frustration and boredom. Swordfighting feels equally futile in two player mode or against the computer.
Maybe there is a "knack" to this, that I have failed to grasp - but I suspect that it is just a bit of a turkey.