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Armorog

Post by Gary S » Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:18 am

Does anyone know what Armorog is supposed to be? In the 8-bit versions I get the impression he's a wild boar but in the Amiga version he seems like some kind of prehistoric mammal with a horn on his nose.

The Spectrum version of Spellbound makes a reference to "Armorogs" so presumably a made-up animal?

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Post by Dizzy » Mon Oct 24, 2016 7:50 am

Could be an 'Armored' 'Hog'
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Post by ПАУК » Sun Dec 25, 2016 5:25 pm

Maybe an 'Armored' 'Dog'.
On Amiga version he look like dog.

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Re: Armorog

Post by Catoblepas » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:28 am

It looks a bit like a Rhinoceros and I think the name Armorog is a portmanteau of "armored" and Russian "Nosorog", meaning rhinoceros. "Nos" stands for "nose" and "rog" means "horn" (also akin to Greek "rhinokeros" or German "Nashorn" of the same meaning).

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Re: Armorog

Post by Grandad » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:11 am

I think Gary had it right in the first comment ....'a made up animal'. After all, the game is called 'Fantasy World'.:say_yes:

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Post by Meph » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:23 pm

Well i thought it was a hybrid of an Armo and a Rog, it was quite common during the 80s and cross breed those two creatures.

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Post by Grandad » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:10 am

Only just seen your post Meph - I trust you kept a straight face when typing it :v2_dizzy_clapping:

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Re: Armorog

Post by Meph » Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:32 pm

Yes.

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