Times of Lore

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Times of Lore is the NES port of the Apple II game. It is a smooth-scrolling adventure game with an enormous world. The combat is real-time. You play an adventurer trying to stop a villainous wizard from rising to power by collecting weapons, items, and having conversations with NPCs in various towns.

Easy Cheats

Icon Addr Val Cmp Description
Icon-HitPoints-Infinite.png 052E D0 - Infinite Hit Points
Icon-Money-Infinite.png 04D3 26 - Infinite Gold
Icon-Item.png 0084 63 - Infinite Food
Icon-Weapon.png 05F3 15 - Have Have Magic Axe
Icon-Item.png 05F4 06 - Have Boots
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North America

Times of Lore.png

Memory Addresses

0084 - Food (00-63)

00BD - Cursor Position

03EB - Player movement (00 - Up, 01 - Right, 02 - Down, 03 - Left, FF - Not Moving)

04D2 - Gold x1
04D3 - Gold x256 (00-26)

04E3 - Enemy 1 X Pos
04E4 - Enemy 2 X Pos
04E5 - Enemy 3 X Pos
04E6 - Enemy 4 X Pos
04E7 - Enemy 5 X Pos

04ED - Enemy 1 Flag (0A when on screen, FF when not)
04EE - Enemy 2 Flag (0A when on screen, FF when not)
04EF - Enemy 3 Flag (0A when on screen, FF when not)
04F0 - Enemy 4 Flag (0A when on screen, FF when not)
04F1 - Enemy 5 Flag (0A when on screen, FF when not)

04F7 - Enemy 1 Y Pos
04F8 - Enemy 2 Y Pos
04F9 - Enemy 3 Y Pos
04FA - Enemy 4 Y Pos
04FB - Enemy 5 Y Pos

051F - Enemy 1 Movement Status (01 - Enemy, 02 - Stationary, 03 - Frozen, 04 - Patrol, 05 - Random Walk, 06 - Frozen)
0520 - Enemy 2 Movement Status (01 - Enemy, 02 - Stationary, 03 - Frozen, 04 - Patrol, 05 - Random Walk, 06 - Frozen) 0527 - Enemy 1 HP
0521 - Enemy 3 Movement Status (01 - Enemy, 02 - Stationary, 03 - Frozen, 04 - Patrol, 05 - Random Walk, 06 - Frozen)
0522 - Enemy 4 Movement Status (01 - Enemy, 02 - Stationary, 03 - Frozen, 04 - Patrol, 05 - Random Walk, 06 - Frozen)
0523 - Enemy 5 Movement Status (01 - Enemy, 02 - Stationary, 03 - Frozen, 04 - Patrol, 05 - Random Walk, 06 - Frozen)

0527 - Enemy 1 HP
0528 - Enemy 2 HP
0529 - Enemy 3 HP
052A - Enemy 4 HP
052B - Enemy 5 HP

052E - Player Hit Points (00-D0)

0537 - Enemy 1 Direction (00 - Up, 01 - Right, 02 - Down, 03 - Left)
0538 - Enemy 2 Direction (00 - Up, 01 - Right, 02 - Down, 03 - Left)
0539 - Enemy 3 Direction (00 - Up, 01 - Right, 02 - Down, 03 - Left)
053A - Enemy 4 Direction (00 - Up, 01 - Right, 02 - Down, 03 - Left)
053B - Enemy 5 Direction (00 - Up, 01 - Right, 02 - Down, 03 - Left)

053E - Player Direction (00 - Up, 01 - Right, 02 - Down, 03 - Left. +80 for facing opposite direction)

053F - Enemy 1 Tile
0540 - Enemy 2 Tile
0541 - Enemy 3 Tile
0542 - Enemy 4 Tile
0543 - Enemy 5 Tile

0566 - Enemy 1 Animation Flag (0/1)
0567 - Enemy 2 Animation Flag (0/1)
0568 - Enemy 3 Animation Flag (0/1)
0569 - Enemy 4 Animation Flag (0/1)
056A - Enemy 5 Animation Flag (0/1)

05F3-0605 - Inventory Slots (See Inventory Table)

061F - Green Potion on ground flag? (FF - Yes, 70 - No)
0620 - Blue Bottle on ground flag? (FF - Yes, 70 - No)
0621 - Blue Scroll on ground flag? (FF - Yes, 70 - No)
0622 - Red Scroll on ground flag? (FF - Yes, 70 - No)
0623 - Bag of Gold on ground flag? (FF - Yes, 70 - No)
064F - Green Potion On Ground (0A - Yes, FF - No)
0650 - Blue Bottle On Ground (0A - Yes, FF - No)
0651 - Blue Scroll On Ground (0A - Yes, FF - No)
0652 - Red Scroll On Ground (0B - Yes, FF - No)
0653 - Bag of Gold On Ground (0A - Yes, FF - No)

0700-07FF - Audio variables

Inventory Table

00 - White Key
01 - Note
02 - Tablet
03 - Ring
04 - Urn
05 - Key
06 - Boots
07 - Chime
08 - Medallion
09 - Holy Water
0A - Sphere
0B - Scroll
0C - Green Key
0D - Green Potion
0E - Blue Potion
0F - Blue Scroll
10 - Red Scroll
11 - Bag of Gold (Can't Normally Carry)
12 - Bag of Gold (Can't Normally Carry)
13 - Food (Can't Normally Carry)
14 - Dagger
15 - Axe
16 - Green Scroll
17 - Red Potion
FF - Nothing

Text

The introduction for Times of Lore is encoded with standard ASCII which makes sense because the game was originally written for home computers, but the conversations are encoded differently and haven't been figured out yet.

Introduction

20= 
22="
27='
2C=,
2D=-
2E=.
3F=?
41=A
42=B
43=C
44=D
45=E
46=F
47=G
48=H
49=I
4A=J
4B=K
4C=L
4D=M
4E=N
4F=O
50=P
51=Q
52=R
53=S
54=T
55=U
56=V
57=W
58=X
59=Y
5A=Z
61=a
62=b
63=c
64=d
65=e
66=f
67=g
68=h
69=i
6A=j
6B=k
6C=l
6D=m
6E=n
6F=o
70=p
71=q
72=r
73=s
74=t
75=u
76=v
77=w
78=x
79=y
7A=z

Japan

Times of Lore (J).png