Posts Tagged ‘Tristan and Iseult’

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Tristan & Iseult – A sort of Review, partial dissection and a case of confused identity…

February 9, 2013

You are in for a treat!… For I the HANDSOME UNCLE MUGEN had this massive wall of text and pictures for you to enjoy…

Ehem… So Shakespeare asks… TO OELVN or NOT TO BE OELVN… that is the question…

Today we have one game that fits this… Tristan and Iseult

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According to the description given in the Renai Archives… home of the finest OELVN’s on this planet…

A millennium before Romeo and Juliet, another doomed love – that between the Breton Tristan and the Irish princess Iseult – passed into legend. Some of the stories have the pair running off to France to live out their days; in others, they’re both murdered by a jealous husband. Sometimes Tristan is a knight at King Arthur’s court, other times a wandering Pict. Against a backdrop of war between the Irish and the Celtic peoples of ancient Britain, the pair fall in love and play out their respective roles in the fate of the whole of the British Isles.

So without looking at images, it’s safe to assume that this could be an OELVN but alas it is not to be. For it is actually a a hybrid OELVN turning strategy game meant to demonstrate the feasibility of using the Ren’py OELVN Engine besides it’s intended purposes… more on that later… for now let’s focus on the game itself… Read the rest of this entry ?

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