The Elfin Wars is a small strategy/war-game based upon a series of articles written by A. Davis and published in ZX Monthly back in the mid '80s.
The aim behind the game is to simply defeat the enemy horde that is advancing
from the west. Do that and the voices of the Shyre folk will be raised in
adulation for many years to come. Fail and you simply have to reload the game
and try again. Each battle will be slightly different but the outcome will
always depend upon your success at recruiting allies and defeating the foe.
To control the armies simple - just use keys 5 to move west, 6 to go south, 7 to
go north and 8 to go east. All other options are as indicated on screen at the
Searching the area around you can uncover 'food', 'recruits' and the ultimate
The following utilities are also available to allow you to edit the supplied screens of this game:
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