"The last thing that you remember is standing before the wizard Lakmir as he gestured wildly and chanted in an archaic tongue. Now you find yourself staring at an entryway which lies at the edge of a forest."
So begins the legend of Shadowgate, the grandaddy of all 'point and click' fantasy adventure games - a title that paved the way for a host of fantasy games to follow. In Shadowgate, you move from room to room through the labyrinths of the living castle, confronting the devilish denizens and confounding the fiendish traps laid by the Warlock Lord. Your quest is to fulfill an ancient prophecy by gathering various objects of power along with three ancient artifacts. Once assembled, these relics of old comprise the Staff of Ages - the only weapon that can stop the traitorous sorcerers' plan of unleashing the Behemoth, a titan of tremendous power, on an unsuspecting world.