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Author: Mike Singleton and Sean Logan (ZX Spectrum version)
System: VIC 20, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, BBC B (VIC 20 and Commodore 64 versions were distributed in the same package)
Distribution: Originally commercial, now PD
Availability: Out of print, some versions downloadable (see below)
You are Gandalf. Ride Shadowfax into battle and zap the Black Riders, which come riding towards you in a never diminishing stream.
The animated horses in the game were actually based on one of Eadweard Muybridge's famous photographic series of a galloping horse from the 19th century.
Personal evaluation: Simple and with non-existing background and logic, still addictive and fun. Eat lightning bolts, you evil scum!!
Pictures from the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 versions.