Simon the Sorcerer

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Simon the Sorcerer
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First release 1993
Also known as Simon, StS
Developed by Adventure Soft
Published by Adventure Soft, Idigicon,
MojoTouch
Distributed by (unknown)
Platforms Acorn Archimedes, Amiga,
Amiga CD32, DOS, Windows
Resolution 320x200, 256 colors
Engine AGOS
Support Since ScummVM 0.2.0
Available for
Purchase
Yes

Simon the Sorcerer is the first game in the Simon the Sorcerer series, and the fourth game to use Adventure Soft's AGOS Engine. The game follows a teenager named Simon who has been unwittingly brought into a world of magic to save the wizard Calypso from the evil sorcerer Sordid.

Installation

Required data files

For more information on how ScummVM uses game data files, see the user documentation.


Acorn CD or Acorn CD demo

  • DATA
  • EFFECTS
  • GAMEBASE
  • ICONDATA
  • SIMON
  • STRIPPED
  • TBLLIST

Acorn Floppy

  • *.dat

Amiga Floppy

  • *tune
  • *.pkd
  • gameamiga
  • icon.pkd
  • stripped.txt
  • tables*
  • tbllist
  • text*

Amiga CD32

  • *Effects
  • *simon
  • *tune
  • *.out
  • gameamiga
  • icon.pkd
  • stripped.txt
  • tables*
  • tbllist
  • text*

DOS Floppy Demo

  • *.VGA
  • GDEMO
  • ICON.DAT
  • MOD2.MUS
  • MUSIC.DRV
  • STRIPPED.TXT
  • TABLES*
  • TBLLIST
  • TEXT*

DOS Floppy

  • *.MUS
  • *.VGA
  • GAMEPC
  • ICON.DAT
  • MT_FM.IBK
  • STRIPPED.TXT
  • TABLES*
  • TBLLIST
  • TEXT*

DOS CD or DOS CD Demo

  • EFFECTS.VOC
  • GAMEPC
  • ICON.DAT
  • MT_FM.IBK
  • SIMON.GME
  • SIMON.VOC
  • STRIPPED.TXT
  • TBLLIST

Windows CD

  • GAMEPC
  • ICON.DAT
  • SFX*
  • SIMON.GME
  • SIMON.WAV
  • STRIPPED.TXT
  • TBLLIST


Note: If you have the dual version of Simon the Sorcerer on CD, you will find the Windows version in the main directory of the CD and the DOS version in the DOS directory of the CD.

Game languages

The following language choices are available when using command-line arguments or the "Language" option in the game-specific settings. For more information, see the user documentation

  • en - English (default)
  • de - German
  • fr - French
  • it - Italian
  • es - Spanish
  • hb - Hebrew
  • pl - Polish
  • ru - Russian

Default controls

To change these controls and more, use the Keymaps tab in the global or game-specific settings. For more information, see the user documentation

Hotkey Description
Ctrl + 0-9 Loads saved game
Alt + 0-9 Saves game
Ctrl + Alt + d Starts the debugger
Ctrl + f Toggle fast mode
F1 - F3 Text speed, faster - slower
F10 Shows all characters and objects you can interact with
Escape Skips cutscenes
- and + Music volume, down/up
m Toggles music on/off
s Toggles sound effects on/off
p Pauses
t Switches between speech and subtitles

Known bugs

  • Walking into the life support section (down from the starting location), the door is shown as already closed behind you, before suddenly being shown as open and closing. This does not happen when I play version 8.49 in DOSBox, but I'm told it did happen in older versions.

External links