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Arthurian myth

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Based on Arthurian tales, deriving from writings of Geoffrey of Monmouth, William of Newburgh, Bede, Aneirin, Taliesin, Nennius, Gildas & various anonymous sources.

The first video game about Arthurian myth was released in 1982.

Mandarin, Virgin Games and Brøderbund has published most of these games

Places:
* Camelot
* Britain (Wales)

Key People:
* King Arthur
* Merlin
* Guinevere
* Lancelot
* Lady of the Lake
* Morgan le Fay
* Vortigern
* Mordred
* Galahad

Objects:
* Excalibur (Caledfwlch)
* The Holy Grail

Themes
* chivalry
* courtly love
* christian precepts
* celtic precepts
* bravery
* loyalty
* virtue
* magic
* heroic tradition
* force vs justice (the role of war)
* blood sports
* republic government
* Roman social influences
Many videogames include Arthurian elements but this tag is only for game based directly on the writings.

Most popular characters

King Arthur, Mordred, Uther Pendragon, Breunor le Noir, Aurelius Ambrosius, Kay, Brangaine, Morien, Amr, Constans son of Constantine, Ysbaddaden, Aglovale, Igraine, Joseph of Arimathea, Glaucé
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Platforms

Windows 10
MS-DOS 9
Amiga 7
Atari ST 6
Mac OS Classic 6
ZX Spectrum 6
Atari 400/800 6
Amstrad CPC 4
Apple II E 4
C64 4
PS2 3
Linux 3
MSX 2
PS 2
Xbox 2
Oric 2
Apple IIGS 1
Arcade 1
NES 1
Mega Drive 1
GameCube 1
Saturn 1
Win3.1 1
MicroBee 1
BBC 1
GBC 1
Thomson 1

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