How to Play


  • P1 posts a game screenshot -- Obscure the source if possible & upload to imgur
  • P2 guesses the game correctly & posts the next screenshot (wait for P1 confirmation if not 100% certain)
  • etc.

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Rule Clarifications


  • Search engine or other detective work is ok.
  • Any video game is allowed. Unreleased or cancelled games are ok too, but should be relatively well-known.
  • Official game artwork for covers/manuals/promo materials is allowed, just try to make it somewhat iconic.
  • If P2 answers correctly, they may pass their turn and the first person to post a new screenshot becomes the new P1.
  • If P2 has not posted a new screenshot within 12 hours, the first person to post one becomes the new P1.
  • If there is no update from P1 within a 12 hour period, the first person to post a new screenshot becomes the new P1.
  • There are no scoring penalties ever. You may be occasionally reprimanded, however, with a tasteful .gif. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
  • the.kuribo has a negative score simply because he is not above such names as POO and ASS

Leaderboard (v.3) | (archived v.2 | archived v.1)


: Created on March 21st, 2019 (JST)
:: Last updated on July 7th, 2019 (JST) up through this solved screenshot of Shadow Warrior

Rank Username Score
1 Agaster 19
2 Adzik 12
3 Fet 11
4 LagiNatoRRR 8
5 Belmasv 6
. EndlessHorizon 6
. Svipur 6
6 Seagull7 5
. Insetto 5
. missingtexture 5
. Jewvia 5
. DefineSonder 5
7 KrisPy 4
8 squall831 3
. fedprod 3
. Legaia 3
. regatem 3
9 Kuzurreesh 2
. ExpiredWaffle 2
. NeverOnline 2
. Gromer666 2
. C73k 2
. Dudusch2 2
. Nanabanana 2
. Lokiator 2
10 LastM 1
. Blando 1
. Chombone 1
. Moooo 1
. gonsi 1
. Mechanicc 1
. Garandro 1
. HargMentor 1
. cpj128 1
. UlverHausu 1
. badbutcher 1
. Rosebonbon 1
. combatbeard 1
. t0b3berlin 1
11 POOTATO 0
. ASS 0
12 thekuribo -1

What is a boogaloo?


The Electric Boogaloo is a dance style that became meme-ified to denote crazy sequels, as popularized by the 1984 film Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo. While we are not break dance battling here, it is kind of like a screenshot battle and hence, the "screenshot boogaloo".

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Might as well pick up the pass then. (I was so sure Desert Strike didn't have schoolbuses in it :( )

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Ion Maid... I mean, Fury?

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I had hoped that would have lasted a bit longer. But yes.

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Just like the fury of a maiden,
Things come and go as we are fading.

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And another one.

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It's Lode Runner 2!

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That's quite correct. Confirmation granted. ;j

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Lode Runner 2?

GAH! Beaten by a few seconds. Gratz. :P

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Thanks! (That third gif was sooooo helpful.)
I will wait for official confirmation by Svipur , before I post a new screenshot.

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That's Red Alert 2.

And no it isn't your turn, since the one above you hasn't been solved yet.

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If there is no update from P1 within a 12 hour period, the first person to post a new screenshot becomes the new P1.

My bad, I posted it 30 seconds before @Svipur updated. Disregard my submission.

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While that is the rule, people here rarely start new game before old one is solved

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Sorries, man. Got caught up in stuff and couldn't post for a few hours. Quite a coincidence, too, with us posting within a minute from each other. :j

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I'm sorry to keep you waiting.

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Grabbed by the Ghoulies ?

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You're correct!

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Don't remember that particular scene, but those exact same vines blocking the door show up literally everywhere in the game

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Yup. That skull with massive jaw bone is also quite characteristic.

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Off to bed. Betting this'll be guessed by the time I wake up again.

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night?

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Yep!

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Thats a lie. Its abviously dio using "za warudo". Psh fake gamer

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What threw me off that one was the striking resemblance to Casper the Friendly Ghost eating a flight of stairs. Which made sense until I thought how on earth would Casper yell 'ZA WARUDO' with an entire flight of stairs in his mouth?!

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Psygnosis' Barbarian, either the ZX spectrum or Amstrad CPC version I guess

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Indeed it is!

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This looks like Undead Line!

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Crap. Still not obscure enough.
That is correct!

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I got lucky in that I saw this one not too long ago because of it having received an English patch.

Also, I can't help but think that if you used a screenie of those Splatterhouse-style enemies from the same level, we'd be here guessing for a week at least. :j

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Hint: SNES.

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And one more before I head off to sleep. Feel free to start a new one without waiting for my confirmation if you're confident you've guessed it.

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I would say SOS / Septentrion (セプテントリオン). :)

First time participating, don't have anything to post now as I am at work currently and I would pick something everyone would guess anyway, so someone can take my place if I am right of course XD. ;)

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You are indeed quite correct. Welcome to the thread! :j

And posting a screenie is a whole different kind of fun ('No, that bit of moustache would make it too obvious... darn, Yandex reverse search gets it anyway!') - hope you'll join in at some point. A screenie often looks obvious only to the person who's making it.

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Thank you! :)

So I think I will try it! Just a moment until I prepare it. :D

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Okay, here I go.

Hint: PC game, 2001/2002
Hint: Not on Steam

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bastion?

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Nope, that's not it.

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Final Fantasy Tactics?

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Nope, but I have seen some that compares those two titles.

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Added one image. Going to sleep, see you tomorrow. :)

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Fell Seal?

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Nope, added another image and hint. :)

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This was pretty good guess actually, as the games are pretty similiar. In design, gameplay, just mine is rather older and not that well known. ;)

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The art style of the first screenie looked sooo similar to my impression of Fell Seal (with these cutaway creatures on blocky landscapes) that my mind instantly jumped to that one. But then the hints started to arrive.

I think I got it this time, though. The Holy Sword: The Ring?

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We have winner! :D
I should have checked your suggestion more properly yesterday. ;)

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Yeah, I ultimately found it by the screenie of the world map. I was on the right track when I started looking through Tactics RPGs from 2001-2002 on MobyGames - but the problem was... the game is not even listed on MobyGames. So my thanks go to that one weird Russian chap whose gameplay video is the only video of the game on YouTube.

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Haha, yes, I found that video too. X) For a moment I was really afraid that nobody would be able to guess it. ;)

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heroes of might and magic: quest for the dragon bone staff???

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Nope, sorry.

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Ninja Side 2d??

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Nope, it's not platform game.

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Hint: a Mega Drive sequel to a SNES game.

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Disney's Hercules?

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Nope, a tad more Easterny than that.

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La-Mulana?

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No, this one's quite a bit older.

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cave story??

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A valiant guess, but no. :j

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Musya?

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A bit warmer, but no. I guess a hint is in order.

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Magic Sword ?

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Damn, some solid games here I've never heard of. But no.

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dragon view?

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Good guess, but that's a SNES game however (see the added hint in my original post). One more image added.

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The Second samurai?

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Woop, that's the one!

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My first guess was First samurai, didn't know about the Second. XD

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Yeah, no one really cared who was the second best karate fighter in Karate Kid either - until the man got his own series some 35 years later. :j

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Hint: Non Steam, PC game, 2004
Hint: The game was released in one of the European countries

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Tenchu?

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No, not that.

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Beyond Good and Evil?

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Great game, but no. Second image added. :)

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Hint and new image added.

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Can't quite find these specific scenes, but the library looks similar enough - so... Van Helsing?

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Nope, sorry.
You want PC game, I have written the hint maybe little too misleadingly. There is a comma now. ;)
Also one more hint.

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No worries, that's my bad for forgetting about the PC part of the hint. I'll keep on searching. :j

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Fet was quick and got it right. ;)

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Gooka: The Mystery of Janatris?

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Yes, that's it! :D

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Zyclunt?

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Yep!

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Duke Nukem 3D ?

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Nope, Svipur got it.

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Dizzy ?

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Close. But not quite.

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Spuds Quest

btw do you have any experience with this or similar games ? Some pictures of Spuds Quest resemble certain dizzy areas very accurately, is it like a remake or completely different ?

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You are correct!

And yes, I'm a bit of a Dizzy fan. Spud's Quest is an entirely different game in the style of Dizzy games, with some extra stuff thrown in. An environmental puzzle here and there, some metroidvania-like ability gaining, that sort of thing. Loved it.

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Wanted to use a completely different game, but reverse search was too clever :(

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Micro Machines?

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Yeah :D

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The hours spent fighting with my uncle about who pushed off whom have finally paid off after all those years!

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I always got stuck at Race 15 Pencil Plateaux (fastest cars race 2/3). One time I managed to win it due to a glitch, made a huge shortcut and somehow didn't get thrown back. Then I couldn't figure out where I can/can't drive in Race 19 (tanks race 2/3) and being a dumb kid (7 yrs old maybe idk) I ragequit the game despite having 8 spare lives :D Redeemed myself a few years ago by finishing the game after more than a decade. It's hard. The last race is very hard.

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Yeah, you had to appreciate the talent that went into putting all those bouncy rulers, making you bounce just enough to fly off the table whilst trying to turn. I don't think my Little Kid Self ever got to trying the proper leagues in the first place. Well, challenge accepted!

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Tom & Jerry (DOS, 1993)?

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I can see the resemblance, but nope. :j

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I..uh.. that missing Darkwing Duck game? xD

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No, sorry, I guess we're stuck with flapless nights and no terror. ;( If it's any consolation, I do wish this one went missing instead.

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Rick Dangerous?
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Yes, that's the one!

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DnD Shadow over Mystara?

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Yeah, I'm getting strong 'beat-em-up with swords' vibes. Knights of the Round maybe?

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Came up in a YT video of 'medieval beat-em-ups on SNES' right after King of Dragons. :j

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Double Dragon 3?

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Simon the Sorcerer?

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That was quick. Yeah, that's the one.

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Really? It was a blind guess. I'd never played it before but I've seen videos of it many years ago.

I'll have a screenshot up soon.

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completely blind guess, Leisure Suit Larry ?

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Super Dodge Ball / Kunio no Nekketsu Dodgeball Densetsu for the Neo Geo ?

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I think that's Ka-ge-ki Fists of Steel. The game that put the 'man' into 'manhole'.

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Kageki it is!

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That's an unexpected solution. I was rather expecting a PC Engine game.

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Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster's Hidden Treasure. Great game, btw.

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Heh, yeah, I guess the game earned its right to be recognised right away. Correct. :j

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Wii Sports Resort?

Pilotwings Resort?

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Yup!

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Hint: Shares the name with a cheat code

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Rygar: The Legendary Adventure?

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Swordsman?

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Dante's Inferno?

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Added a hint.

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God Mode?

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Yep
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SWAC ;)

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Give us a tank? :v

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Nope, not Liberty City. Also LagiNatoRRR got it.

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James bond Jr?

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You won!

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Yeah! But I'm not home, I have to pass...

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Taking the pass since noone else did in 17 hours

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pool nation?

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Close enough, Agaster got it though

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Harry Potter Kinect?

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Nope, Agaster got it

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Cue Club 2?

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Rise of the Triad (2013)?

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Alan Wake ?

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified?

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SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell

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Yep
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Don't even own the game, but it helps that that hand is in the game's title card on the store front :)

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Nope. This franchise has more entries than Prince of Persia

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Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls?

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The hint was indeed useful. The font and static looking background though made me think it was some kind of Japanese game, like a visual novel, and there were a billion random wizardry games.

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