The Lords of Midnight

The Lords of Midnight


Mike Singleton's '84 classic Adventure Strategy game, brought to and updated for Android.

"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

I've tried to make this compatible with as many Android devices as possible without actually owning them all. Hopefully we won't have too many hiccups along the way! If you have any issues please please contact me through www.thelordsofmidnight.com/support so that I can work with you to resolve them.


Reviews for the iOS version
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"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"
- AppMyWorld.com

"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.”
– Multiplayer.it

"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"
- PocketTactics.com

"#3 - Top 10 iPad games and apps of December 2012"
- QualityIndex.com

"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."
- KoruCottage.com

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...

Recent changes:
Version 1.12
1. FIXED: Graphic glitch under certain terrain
2. FIXED: Poor quality of distant terrain
3. FIXED: Fixed back and home button not working correctly
4. FIXED: Random action selection when dragging main view.
5. FIXED: Double army display
6. FIXED: Keep Awake not consistently working
7. FIXED: Approach screen not appearing when entering a location with a recruitable character

Please check http://thelordsofmidnight.com/blog/latest-changes/ ‎ for a list of all fixes and new features.
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About The Lords of Midnight
Mike Singleton's '84 classic Adventure Strategy game, brought to and updated for Android.

"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

I've tried to make this compatible with as many Android devices as possible without actually owning them all. Hopefully we won't have too many hiccups along the way! If you have any issues please please contact me through www.thelordsofmidnight.com/support so that I can work with you to resolve them.


Reviews for the iOS version
====================

"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"
- AppMyWorld.com

"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.”
– Multiplayer.it

"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"
- PocketTactics.com

"#3 - Top 10 iPad games and apps of December 2012"
- QualityIndex.com

"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."
- KoruCottage.com

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...

Recent changes:
Version 1.12
1. FIXED: Graphic glitch under certain terrain
2. FIXED: Poor quality of distant terrain
3. FIXED: Fixed back and home button not working correctly
4. FIXED: Random action selection when dragging main view.
5. FIXED: Double army display
6. FIXED: Keep Awake not consistently working
7. FIXED: Approach screen not appearing when entering a location with a recruitable character

Please check http://thelordsofmidnight.com/blog/latest-changes/ ‎ for a list of all fixes and new features.

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A Google User
Jun 19, 2014
Mike Singleton would be proud! I remember spending hours playing this as a kid, making elaborate maps on graph paper... I'd known about your PC conversion for years and happily found this today. And now I can't stop playing as I relive my youth! Thank you for doing such a fine job on an absolute belter of a game. :)
A Google User
Apr 13, 2014
Superb retro fun
A Google User
Feb 9, 2014
Top remake I played this game when it first came out in the 80's and it was a revelation!! This android app is very responsive and correct, also love the Ghost of the Lord of Midwinter carrying the Eye of the Moon ( a tribute to the late Mike Singleton) I saw the character in the Forest of Dreams. You cannot recruit the character and it vanishes. 10 out of 10 Top app!
A Google User
Feb 2, 2014
Best Game Ever Returns..... I still have the original tape versions of LoM and DDR for the Speccy. They were so far ahead of their time and still work brilliantly now. I spent months at a time playing these games and kept coming back. I know there is a lot of positive nostalgia on the ratings, but it is well founded. To those few who find the pacing too slow i say that is the point; it is like a game of chess. Much much more strategy than most games around. Mike would be VERY proud of this version. Roll on DDR :)
A Google User
Jan 10, 2014
Only for old men's nostalgia If you have never used anything older than a Windows 98 (like me) then you are extremely unlikely to enjoy this as much as its ratings suggest. This is almost purely for folk who wants to relieve a childhood experience, and for people who enjoy old games. Like, REALLY old games. The system is brutally unforgiving, the map confusing, and the game is unplayable and unwinnable without a comprehensive guide/manual. Good thing I got this on sale so it's just a single wasted dollar. I'm surprised the reviews are overwhelmingly positive and perfect, surely there got to be more people who bought it because of its ratings instead of nostalgia?