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27. November 2014

The Steam Exploration Sale!

Attention: Minions!

Now the carnage has subsided since your pumpkin exploits at Halloween it's time to cause havoc once more.

Word from the Netherworld is that a great sale has besieged these lands, and as a result the entire Overlord series is currently available at some cut down prices.

Want to cause some mayhem? Find a mistress to keep you warm this winter, or perhaps you want to raid the pumpkin fields like the sprightly young scamp that you are.

Your time has come, and service to the master can be guaranteed for 50% less lifeforce.

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Overlord II Store Page

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31. Oktober 2014

Happy Halloween Minions!



We do love Halloween, and it’s easily our fourth most favourite time of year. The Minions always seem exceptionally chipper, perhaps it’s because the pumpkin fields are overflowing with their orangey goodness. Unfortunately it’s not all great; one does remember the awful mess that the Minions made last year, who would have known pumpkin vomit would be so explosive.

To distract us from the impending mess, and not to mention the smell, we’ve slashed the prices on the entire Overlord series over on Steam, including the Complete Pack.

Prices start from a spooktacular 87p!

http://store.steampowered.com/sub/2464/

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Über dieses Spiel

Bereiten Sie sich darauf vor versucht, hypnotisiert und fasziniert zu werden und zum Overlord zu mutieren; wie korrupt Sie werden hängt ganz von Ihnen ab und davon, wie Sie mit den Herausforderungen umgehen. Ihre Vorgehensweise beeinflusst direkt das Spielgeschehen. Mit unglaublichen Kräften und einem Team von boshaften Lakaien zu Ihrer teuflischen Verfügung...wie können Sie da bloss wiederstehen? SEIEN SIE ÜBEL GESINNT, BEREITEN SIE ÜBEL, KONTROLLIEREN SIE ALLES!
Kontrollieren Sie eine Horde von Günstlingen
  • Intuitive Kontrolle über eine Masse übel gesinnter Kreaturen
  • Nutzen Sie Lakaien zum zermalmen, zerstören, töten, stehlen und einschüchtern
Werden Sie zum Overlord
  • Erbeuten Sie Raubgut von Schlachtfeldern und erschaffen Sie mächtige Waffen und Rüstungen
  • Sammeln Sie Overlord-Kräfte wie z.B. die Fähigkeit feindliche Kreaturen in Flammen aufgehen zu lassen und vor Ihnen im Staub kriechen zu lassen
  • Erorbern Sie die Welt und zwingen Sie Ihren Willen der ganzen Menschheit auf.
Entdecken Sie eine verdrehte Fantasiewelt
  • Eine einzigartige Geschichte kombiniert böses Treiben mit schwarzem Humor
  • Besiegen Sie die sieben gefallenen Helden, um die Weltherrschaft zu erlangen

Systemvoraussetzungen

    MINDESTANFORDERUNG
    • Betriebssystem: Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP
    • Prozessor: Pentium 4 2,4 GHz oder Athlon XP 2400+
    • Hauptspeicher: 512 MB RAM
    • Festplattenspeicher: 4,5 GB freier Speicherplatz
    • Grafik: GeForce FX5900 / Radeon 9500 oder höher
    • DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c
    • Sound: DirectX kompatible Soundkarte
    EMPFOHLEN
    • Betriebssystem: Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista
    • Prozessor: Intel Core 2 Duo oder Athlon 64 X2
    • Hauptspeicher: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: GeForce 7800 oder Radeon X1800
    UNTERSTÜTZTE GRAFIKKARTEN
    • ATi Radeon: 9500, 9600, 9700, 9800, X300, X600, X700, X800, X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950
    • nVidia: GeForce FX5900, FX5950, 6600, 6800, 7100, 7300, 7600, 7800, 7900, 7950, 8800
    • Mehrspielermodus nicht länger verfügbar für Overlord
    Nicht kompatibel mit allen integrierten Sound- und Grafiklösungen (inkl. Laptops).
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19 von 20 Personen (95%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
16.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 29. Dezember 2014
Sehr lustiges Spiel, wo man als "Overlord" seine kleinen Helfer als Waffe benutzt. Ein wirklich tolles Spielprinzip und das Spiel ist auch wirklich motivierend. Aber leider kann die Steuerung ab und zu schon mal ziemlich nerven. Ansonsten aber wie gesagt, ein sehr tolles Abenteuer mit viel Witz und einer etwas anderen "Heldengeschichte". Größter Pluspunkt ist aber, dass das Spiel sehr viel Charme hat.
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0.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. Februar
Die Grafik des Spieles ist zwar nicht die Beste, aber die Art wie man Kämpft ist einfach cool gemacht.
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Verfasst: 9. November 2014
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Graphics:
+ coherent comic optic
+ nice effects
+ beauty landscapes
- general polygon poverty

Atmosphere:
+ nasty naughty humor
+ funny cutscenes
- silent hero
- could stand to be a little more evil

Balance:
+ steadily growing difficult
+ never unfair
- barely checkpoints
- some to hard boss fights

Level Design:
+ extremely varied
+ detailed maps
+ funny ideas
- long-running routes

Game Size:
+ reasonably long solo campaign
+ many secrets
- playtime dragged out

You are a pretty animated Sauron copy with dark armor and broadax by a 3D fantasy world. In order not to have to get their hands dirty yourself, you summon minions called at shrines. These are little gnomes who exercise command on all sorts of crimes for you.
The crux of the game comes down to following the main campaign as you unlock new minion types, rebuild your ominous-looking castle and regain power with mighty spells. As you progress through the story, a number of minion types will become available.

The excellent level design, it is constantly consider how many of which helpers you take. So you have to eliminate, for example, in an enchanted cave with your green guys toxic blooms, so the brown a heavy stone can move aside. Then you should kill dangerous scarabs, which one does not come close to the best - hopefully be red ranger in the team. The game is always fair; only those who deal too rashly with his subordinates, is soon because without them.
There are some RPG trappings to the game, in that you can upgrade or buy new weapons and armor, learn new spells, and increase your capacity for health and mana, as well as the number of minions that you can control at once. Still, the story is pretty linear.
You might have more than one quest available to you at a time, but usually you'll find that one of those quests cannot actually be started until you finish another quest. As the shadow you cast over the land continues to grow, you'll face halflings, elves, bloodthirsty unicorns, an undead horde, dwarves, and more.

The controls for Overlord generally work well. With the camera always mapped to the mouse, one doesn't ever have to worry about your view jostling about like you do when playing with a controller.
Most orders for minion control can be given with just the mouse buttons and scroll wheel which keeps things simple, although controlling their movements directly causes you to relinquish control of the camera, which can result in a bit of confusion.Even with a good control scheme, maneuvering your horde isn't always a walk in the park. Giving the little critters commands is a cinch.
Whether they follow them or not is another question. The path-finding in Overlord isn't the best and you'll often find the minions running directly towards a target on the far side of an obstacle, only to get caught and not be able to find their way around.

Overlord is an enjoyably mischievous experience that blends real-time strategy and RPG elements to unique ends. The satisfaction of running amok with your legion of wickedly enthusiastic minions is what makes Overlord worth playing, and it's plenty compensation for controls that you'll occasionally struggle against and the limitations on just how evil you can really be.

Score: 78 / 100
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398 von 479 Personen (83%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
4.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 24. November 2014
Sauron Simulator 2007
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97 von 103 Personen (94%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
4 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
337.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. Oktober 2014
I played Overlord back when it first came out, and remembered enjoying it quite a bit. I was excited to see it on sale here on Steam with its addon and sequel, so I picked them up dirt cheap.

The game is pretty fun, with the story being staged with you in the role of the villain out to subjugate any and all you come in contact with. You get the option to choose between good and evil, but it's more accurately evil and really, really evil. The game play is fun, though a bit frustrating when you can't quite find how to get to the next area. I realized how much I've come to rely on the objective markers in newer games (Skyrim and such), when I had to actually think about where to go. Once you get all four minion types, the game really starts to move, because more paths to success are open to you.

The primary negative to the game, I feel, is the minion control when using the keyboard and mouse. Controlling minions is often clunky, especially if you are standing just a bit too close to something you want them to interact with. It is exceedingly difficult to control the minions when they have to lure enemies to certain places or take timed explosives to certain points before they detonate (both happen a lot late in the game). It was really hard to move around while directing a minion, which made a couple of challenges lose their entertainment value quickly.

Besides those few specific examples, however, I found the game to quite fun all these years after my first playthrough. The graphics are dated, and the story is very shallow, but it was worth the couple of bucks I spent on it. Just remember you are playing an older game when you start!

Edit: It was mentioned in comments that I might need to note that my hours recorded playing are inaccurate. I have a tendancy to leave games running overnight while I'm sleeping or while I'm at work, so the hours logged never match my actual hours played by a long shot. Do NOT expect to get over 300 hours of playability out of this game. I have no idea exactly how many hours I've put in.
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104 von 124 Personen (84%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
5.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. November 2014
If Dungeon Keeper 2 and Fable: The Lost Chapters had a baby and by a magical chance the baby got all the good parts and none of the flaws of its parents, that baby is Overlord.
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93 von 111 Personen (84%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
3.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. September 2014
After finding and summoning 15 red minions I came across a field busting with sheep and farmers.
I spent the next 10 minutes sitting back on my chair inside my dark room with a small, content smile on my face, listening to the screams of man and animal alike as I burned them alive.
10/10
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29 von 35 Personen (83%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
9.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 27. Oktober 2014
Enjoyable game for the price of an egg sandwich.
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17 von 20 Personen (85%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
22.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 17. Januar
After 20 hours i managed to finished the game.

Let's start with the most important.

I suggest that game for the lovers of RPG games but it's also a good strategic game where you can command a mini-army of minions,little monsters ready to follow your orders.
In the game are present 4 types of minions.

Brown Minions - The best minions for fighting,they got the highest health,armor and damage,but beside that,nothing special.

Red Minions - Ranged Minions wich attacks by throwing fireballs to the enemies,they got extremly low health and armor,and alone they are kinda weak,they are very good in groups,by attacking enemies while the brown minions defend them,they are also fire-resistant and can absorb fire from certain paths to leave you proceed.

Green Minions - Close combat minions,low attack but extremly deadly in backstabs,they can also turn invisible and are poison resistant,allowing them to destroy noxious-plants. Great for ambushes and traps.

Blue Minions - They are literally the worse for combat,they got extremly low health,armor and attack.The good side is the fact that they can actually swim in the water without drowning,that may allow them to follow you trough rivers and swamps,they also got some magical powers,wich allow them to resurrect dead minions,and they are the only kind of character wich can actually hurt magical beings like ghosts or whisps.


You can control an army of minions by spawning them from magical-holes linked to your tower,to spawn minions you will need certain lifeforce that can be gained by killing enemies (For example,if you will kill sheeps you can gain brown lifeforce,wich you need for spawning brown minions,and if you are going to kill fire bugs you gain red lifeforce,to spawn red minions) You can stock as many lifeforce you want but you have a limit by the minions that can follow you,you can increase the limit by collecting objects,by myself,i reached 35 max minions.

Minions can also collect stuff from the ground like weapons,axes,piece of armors,helmets to increase their power and attack but they will also collect useless stuff like broken pumpinks.

The minions will always give you the lifeforce they harvest and the gold they found by pillaging,we need to mention that the main character is extremly weak and you will almost-always need your minions.

Good/Bad sides

+Interesting Story full of surprises

+You may choose certain paths trough the story to determine if you are going to be an Evil Hero or an Evil Evil (that's shown by your corruption level wich increases for each innocent creature killed or with each extremly evil thing you do)

+Detailed Minions

+Original concept

+Funny story and lots of funny scenes

+You got your own mistress OwO and a jester (I named him box-sack)

- The character never talks (All you can hear are some grunts from the helmet from time to time when you swing your weapon)

-Linear levels (Even if you may choose to take some paths,you have to follow linear levels,wich imposes you to go trough certain areas and complete certain quests)

-Extremly poor character customization (You can forge new helmets,weapons and armor by sacrificing your minions into a smelter,but there are only 3 types of weapon,1 helmet,1 armor and 3 materials for each one of those)

-Main Character fight system extremly poor (All you can do are 12 spells,and swing your weapon,without making any other types of attacks,you just swing your weapon in front of you and deal some damage,nothing more)


Now that i finished Overlord i'm going straight and definitely to play Overlord 2. Buy that game,you won't regret it.
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23 von 33 Personen (70%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
46.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. Oktober 2014
Old game carries its age well.
Hard to find fault with this minion controller. Fun, easy to learn and good length.
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8 von 8 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
24.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 22. Februar
Took over the world and caused the sky to turn dark purple due to bieng corrupt.

Managed to get trapped in hell aswell.

10/10 would play a grimmer sequel with blood or something, or atleast more bashing of enemies
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9 von 10 Personen (90%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
12.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 6. Oktober 2014
Nevermind the gameplay, its ok. You can see it was made for other consoles so on pc it is well ok. But the humor and storyline are so funny and original that everyone should simply play it. Specialy those guys who play only good characters in rpgs... Its funny, catchy and you will love it from the start to the end.
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10 von 13 Personen (77%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
99.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. Januar
Gnarl:What nutcase is going to be Overlord this time,Giblet?
Giblet:I dunno...
Gnarl:Howabout that stupid 8th hero that died let's dig him up and pour acid in his eyes...(That'll freshen him up :D)
Giblet:Good Idea!
*The Minions open up the coffin*
8th Hero:WHO IN THE WORLD MADE ME ALIVE AGAIN OH GOD THE ACID BURNS I'MA KILL EVERYONE!
*666 Days later...the world is under his control*
And that is how my game goes.
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8 von 10 Personen (80%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
22.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 10. Oktober 2014
I would never have bought this game if I hadn't tried the PS3 demo first and i've loved it ever since then, now I get to play it on my laptop whenever and wherever I travel, i'm in heaven! The ability to play as the bad guy is always a plus and the minion humour gets me every time("What, no sheepies?!"). A lot of reviews have this as a 6 or 7 out of 10, but if you love something as I do this game, you will overlook all its minor flaws! This game is honestly one of my favorite games of all time and gets a definite recommend!
Download the demo, you may love it, you may hate it, but give it a go!
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4 von 4 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
5.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 4. Februar
For years I have looked at this game on the shop shelfs and my friends always told me it looked like ♥♥♥♥. Well I halfway through the first game now and well this game is awesome. The basics of the game are that you controll your minons into battle for good or for evil whilst rebuilding your destroyed home. 9/10 the minons sometimes dont control aswell as you would want.
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4 von 4 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
17.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 19. Februar
Building an evil empire is hard work. Fortunately, minions love to do trivial tasks such as carrying heavy things, beating sheep to death with sticks and blades alike, putting stuff on their heads, immolating halflings, and smashing, well, everything in sight. It makes the tedium of smiting and being feared much more enjoyable.

Between Steam and my console version of this game, I probably have about 100 hours in it, and every playthrough was fun. The four kinds of minions (conveniently color coded for an Xbox controller, which I do recommend using a controller given how laid back this game is, but it is hardly required) add a great layer of strategy to the game if you take the time to utilize them to their maximum efficiency. Of course, you can always just send them all rushing in to smash smash smash, and they will happily die for you, but they will die quite often this way. And you just don't want that when they're so adorably evil. Unless maybe you're just extra evil, and that's actually encouraged around here.

I would not call this game particularly challenging (although Legendary mode added in the Raising Hell expansion surely amps up the difficulty), but it is pretty forgiving overall. This is definitely a pick up and play game that is not going to drown you in the details of lore, equipment, crafting, etc., but it has just the right amount of strategy involved to keep it interesting while allowing it to remain a game you can lounge back and play just to unwind and enjoy the ride.

Fact is, sometimes you just want to be the bad guy. This game lets you be a brutal tyrant, but does so in such a charming way it just feels so right to be evil. So pick it up, build a horde, claim a mistress, restore your Dark Tower to all it's inglorious..er...glory, literally fill a room with gold and treasure, and sit back on your sweet evil throne, sipping wine made of fermented peasant tears, and debate how to punish your godawful jester.
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4 von 4 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
14.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 24. Dezember 2014
I played Overlord back when it first came out, and remembered enjoying it quite a bit. I was excited to see it on sale here on Steam with its addon and sequel, so I picked them up dirt cheap.

The game is pretty fun, with the story being staged with you in the role of the villain out to subjugate any and all you come in contact with. You get the option to choose between good and evil, but it's more accurately evil and really, really evil. The game play is fun, though a bit frustrating when you can't quite find how to get to the next area. I realized how much I've come to rely on the objective markers in newer games (Skyrim and such), when I had to actually think about where to go. Once you get all four minion types, the game really starts to move, because more paths to success are open to you.

The primary negative to the game, I feel, is the minion control when using the keyboard and mouse. Controlling minions is often clunky, especially if you are standing just a bit too close to something you want them to interact with. It is exceedingly difficult to control the minions when they have to lure enemies to certain places or take timed explosives to certain points before they detonate (both happen a lot late in the game). It was really hard to move around while directing a minion, which made a couple of challenges lose their entertainment value quickly.

Besides those few specific examples, however, I found the game to quite fun all these years after my first playthrough. The graphics are dated, and the story is very shallow, but it was worth the couple of bucks I spent on it. Just remember you are playing an older game when you start!
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6 von 8 Personen (75%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
12 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
46.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 20. Februar
Vorveröffentlichungsreview
Very fun, I loved this game.
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4 von 5 Personen (80%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
35.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 20. Februar
Amazing game. 10/10
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5 von 8 Personen (63%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
0.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 6. November 2014
A quirky walk on the wild side of Gaming.
You play as the big bad himself, with an army of minons at your command.

As the game progresses you unlock new armour, weapons, and of course, new minions which you will need as each provides it's own mechanics (Blues can swim, Reds can put out and throw fires, Ect).

-The story is thin, but fun. And you wont be short of fun little characters to interact with.

-The game suffers from horrendous pacing however. You'll spend hours figuring out how to progress, or just get bored tramping over what seems like endless streams of stuff to smash. Not to mention the insane amount of backtracking, although there will be new ways to interact with the environment thanks to new minions you might have unlocked.

-Graphics are decent. Nothing more, nothing less. They serve there purpose well. There are however, some rather sinister design choices, and some of the characters look downright morbid and desturbing, and not in the good way.

All in all, if you want to splash out in a sale, you could do a lot worse than this game. Just be aware it was also designed for Consoles, so bring a controller if you can.
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