Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood Demo

December 22nd, 2004 by Crusader

e.p.i.c. interactive has released a demo for their Linux port of Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood, a strategy game based on the adventures of the legendary archer. You can order the full retail version from e.p.i.c.’s online store.

Robin Hood Linux Demo Download: [ 3D Downloads ]

Edit by Crusader – Thursday Dec 23 19:07:51 2004GlaDiaC let us know that LILFG has released an installer for the demo.

Robin Hood : The Legend of Sherwood Available In French

December 29th, 2005 by Crusader

Manticore’s French translation of Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood is now available to order online (thanks Jeux Linux). Robin Hood, which was originally developed by Spellbound Entertainment and ported to Linux by Runesoft, is also available in English and German from TuxGames.

Tux Games Carrying Robin Hood

May 16th, 2005 by TimeDoctor

Tux Games announced that it is carrying Epic Interactive‘s Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood. It is currently listed as sold out, but stock should be in shortly according to the post on TG. The demo version of Robin Hood is up on 3D Downloads if you didn’t get it when we mentioned it initally.

French Robin Hood Soon

March 13th, 2005 by Crusader

A reader pointed out this news post at Jeux Linux which states that Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood will be translated into French by Manticore (English and German versions are already available). Robin Hood was originally developed by Spellbound Entertainment and ported to Linux by e.p.i.c. interactive.

English Robin Hood Gone Gold

December 13th, 2004 by Crusader

e.p.i.c. interactive sent in the following press release:

Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood” , originally developed by Spellbound Entertainment for the PC, has gone gold for Linux. The game is currently in duplication and should start shipping shortly before Christmas.

About “Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood”: Do not only take on the role of the hero Robin Hood, but also the roles of his faithful vassals and take them to the battle field against the nasty Prince John Lackland. In doing so you are able to enjoy the fabulous English landscape of 1190 as well as the giant castles and funny characters. The thrilling story is introduced by an award-winning introduction and transfers you directly into the hero’s body with the first mission, in which you have to set the captive comrades free. Take up the battle against the oppressors and free the farmers from the Prince’s reign! Be smart, be fast! Be Robin Hood!

- More than 30 non-linear missions in which, for instance, you have to save Little John and Brother Tuck and prevent a wedding between Marianne and the revolting Guy of Gisbourne or attack the taxation collectors of the Sheriff of Nottingham
- Visit five giant castles on different ways, at day- and night times, and at different weather conditions
- Play with up to nine integrated characters being outstanding due to their specific abilities and qualities
- Due to an innovative fighting system you are able to control the hero’s sword in battles by mouse
- Decide yourself which tactic appears to be the right one for you: reach the goal by creeping around the guards or fight bravely using sword and bow

System requirements: Pentium 500 MHz or faster, 128 MB RAM, Linux kernel 2.2 or better, XFree86 3.3.x or better, 8 MB graphics board, OSS compatible soundcard, 1 GB space on harddrive

The German version was released earlier this month.

Robin Hood Available in Germany

December 11th, 2004 by Crusader

Thanks to LightKey for letting us know that German Linux gamers can now order e.p.i.c. interactive entertainment’s port of Spellbound Entertainment’s Robin Hood: Die Legende von Sherwood from ixsoft Software Store, an online retailer.

E.P.I.C. Interactive Becomes Runesoft Entertainment

June 8th, 2005 by Crusader

A reader pointed out that the German-based Linux game porting company E.P.I.C. Interactive Entertainment has changed its name to Runesoft Entertainment. Runesoft has previously released Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood and Barkanoid 2 for Linux.

e.p.i.c. Porting Spellbound Titles

August 17th, 2004 by Crusader

e.p.i.c. interactive sent in the following press release earlier this week:

Spellbound Entertainment AG and e.p.i.c. interactive entertainment gmbhhave reached a comprehensive license agreement, that will bring many of thepopular Spellbound games to other systems like the Apple Macintosh and Linuxa.o.. The first title to be ported will be Strategy game “Robin Hood: TheLegend of Sherwood”, which will initially be released for Apple Macintoshand Linux. Versions for other systems are planned. Further Spellbound titlesare to follow soon.

“We are very proud to have the chance to cooperate with one of Germanyslongest standing developing companies. Finally great Spellbound titles, whoall have gathered a large and loyal following, will become available togamers on other computer systems.” said Thomas Steiding, CEO of e.p.i.c.interactive, about the deal.

Armin Gessert, CEO of Spellbound, added: “In e.p.i.c. we have found acompetent partner and we are happy that the long neglected users of systemssuch as Macintosh and Linux will soon be able to play our games too.”

More information about “Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood” will beavailable on our website soon.

e.p.i.c. Ports

December 5th, 2004 by Crusader

e.p.i.c. interactive announcedthispast August that they would be portingSpellbound Entertainment’sRobin Hood: The Legend ofSherwood to Linux, as well as other unannounced titles.Spellbound later updatedtheir website toannounce that e.p.i.c. will also be portingChicago1930 and AirlineTycoon Deluxe (thanks Moreover,e.p.i.c.’s port of Northlandis still in beta-testing.