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Ironsword: Wizards and Warriors II Commercial (1989)

We all know that Fabio portrayed Kuros on the box art and advertising for Ironsword: Wizard and Warriors II for the NES…
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…but did you know that when some people finished the original game, Kuros would barge into their room and hand them the sequel absolutely free?

[Via] Vintage TV Commercials over on YouTube

Sadly Kuros never visited my house, I had to buy my copy of Ironsword. Sigh.


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5 thoughts on “Ironsword: Wizards and Warriors II Commercial (1989)

  1. That child simply does not care that his home is apparently bursting into flames, is filled to the rafters with demons, or that a barbarian is randomly handing him software…come to think of it when I was playing the NES at that age, I wouldn’t have either!

  2. vinvectrex says:

    My mom never let us have barbarians over. Then again, I probably wouldn’t have wanted to share my gaming snacks of Mtn. Dew and pretzels with them.

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