The player takes on the role of medieval history lecturer Wil Mason, whose car breaks down while he drives through Snowdonia in a storm. He seeks refuge in a deserted tower, only to wake up in a strange world.
Obitus is essentially a computer role-playing game, but with some arcade-style action as well. It combines several graphics styles and perspectives.
Reviewer David Upchurch gave the Amiga version a score of 830 (out of a possible 1000), praising the graphics and gameplay, but noting that it may not appeal to hard-core RPG enthusiasts.
- Upchurch, David (March 1991). Obitus (review of Amiga version). ACE, p. 52.
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