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Arx Fatalis on ensimmäisen persoonan kuvakulmasta pelattava roolipeli, joka sijoittuu erittäin monipuoliseen fantasiamaailmaan. Arx Fatalisissa taidokas juoni yhdistyy vaikuttavaan keskiaikaiseen ympäristöön. Käyttäjäystävällisen käyttöliittymän ansiosta pelaajan ja pelimaailman välinen vuorovaikutus on ennennäkemättömän monipuolista.
Julkaisupäivä: 12 Marraskuu 2002
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Osta Arx Fatalis

Arvostelut

IGN Awards Arx Fatalis an 8/10

"The spell casting system (...) is probably the most fun I've had with magic in a game in a long time."

RPGDot gives Arx Fatalis a 91%

"Clever dungeon design, exciting story and challenging puzzles makes this the most intelligent RPG around"

Tietoja pelistä

Arx Fatalis on ensimmäisen persoonan kuvakulmasta pelattava roolipeli, joka sijoittuu erittäin monipuoliseen fantasiamaailmaan. Arx Fatalisissa taidokas juoni yhdistyy vaikuttavaan keskiaikaiseen ympäristöön. Käyttäjäystävällisen käyttöliittymän ansiosta pelaajan ja pelimaailman välinen vuorovaikutus on ennennäkemättömän monipuolista. Arx Fatalis on äärimmäisen mukaansatempaava ja saa pelaajan tuntemaan, että hänen kaikki toimensa vaikuttavat suoraan Arxin maailmaan.

Pelin tavoitteena on tuhota salainen kultti, joka palvoo tuhon ja kaaoksen jumalaa Akbaata ja pyrkii tuomaan hänet takaisin maailmaan. Jos pelaaja epäonnistuu, Arx joutuu kärsimään tämän demonin hirmuvallasta. Pelaaja on sankari, jonka on taisteltava maanalaisessa linnakkeessa puunuijilla, miekoilla ja taikaesineillä ja puolustettava itseään menninkäisiltä, peikoilta, rottamiehiltä ja muilta vihollisilta. Raaka voima ei kuitenkaan aina ole paras tapa edetä. Pelaaja voi käyttää myös kekseliästä eleisiin perustuvaa taikajärjestelmää. Ilmaan voi hiiren avulla piirtää palavia riimuja. Näitä eleitä yhdistämällä voi luoda voimakkaita loitsuja, jotka suojelevat pelaajaa tai antavat hänelle voimia taistelussa vihollisia vastaan.

Järjestelmävaatimukset

    Minimi: Windows XP, 500 MHz:m Pentium ® III -suoritin tai vastaava prosessori, 64 Mt RAM, DirectX 8, DirectX 8 -yhteensopiva äänikortti, DirectX 8 -yhteensopiva 16 Mt:n näytönohjain, 750 Mt kiintolevytilaa

    Suositus: 900 MHz:n Pentium ® III tai vastaava prosessori, 256 Mt muistia, DirectX 8, DirectX 8 -yhteensopiva äänikortti, DirectX 8 -yhteensopiva 32 Mt:n näytönohjain, 750 Mt kiintolevytilaa

Hyödylliset arvostelut
53/55 (96%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
110 tuotetta tällä tilillä.
2 arvostelua
32.6 tuntia pelattu
This is definitely a title I'd say is "underrated". It's a relatively obscure RPG title that gives a fairly interesting setting and good mechanics.

The game is good overall, but it's definitely rough around the edges.

PROS:

The game is pretty immersive, with full first person and complete view of limbs and equipment. There are plenty of things to loot, plenty of things to kill. The game is also very atmospheric: lots of dank caves with dark ambience playing. The RPG elements are mostly good, but there's not much character interaction, no real dialogue trees. I have a lot of fun exploring dungeons in the game, they can go pretty deep and pretty wide. There are lots of immersive touches, like having to drag things manually into the inventory, to manually drawing runes to cast spells, to even staking zombies to make sure they stay dead. It helps make the game feel alive.
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CONS:

The game barely conveys any information to the player; I've had to rely on walkthroughs extensively. The journal is worthless, it tells nothing about current tasks or reminders of where to go. If important details from dialogue are missed, they can't be found again. Navigation is nightmarish as there are no clear paths to get to locations, everything is located on separate underground levels. The game also is unbalanced in terms of combat and specialization. Playing as a thief or as just a warrior is suicidal, as a certain kind of enemy late-game cannot be easily killed with brute force. I had to restart my game to play as a sort of battlemage build, and now everything is easier.

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It's a pretty mixed bag overall. If one likes RPGs with somewhat original settings, compelling mechanics, plenty of immersion, and plenty of loot, then this game is good if one can look past the glaring flaws.
Julkaistu 9 marraskuu(ta) 2013.
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21/23 (91%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
263 tuotetta tällä tilillä.
195 arvostelua
13.8 tuntia pelattu
Arx Fatalis is an amazing role playing game from the former half of the last decade. It features a very original world premise, it eternally snows so everyone lives underground in massive tunnel systems. it has a traditional rpg plot, but it feels immersive. Characters are seen as listless and antisocial, dreading their exile from the snowy abyss above.

The game has a very intreguing magic system that allows you to draw glyphs to cast spells. It feels very intuiative and as such if you play a mage character you get used to certain glyph formations.

Very recently Arkane released the source code for Arx and a source port named "Arx Libertatis" has been created, which finally allows players to play the game at a consistant framerate the way it was meant to be played when it first released.
Julkaistu 21 lokakuu(ta) 2013.
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9/10 (90%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
8 tuotetta tällä tilillä.
3 arvostelua
7.6 tuntia pelattu
If I were to ask what PC dungeon crawler First Person RPG you played way back in the mid 2000s you'd probably say to me Morrowind. And with good reason, it's one of the best.
But at the same time, another game came out by Arcane Studios that was shadowed by the success of Morrowind, a cult gem if you will of classic 3D PC gaming now all but virtuall forgotten save for a few souls who sought this title. What is Arx Fatalis? Is it good? Pros and Cons? Here's the run down.
Arx Fatalis is a first person semi-linear dungeon crawler where you play the role of Am Shaegar, a fantasy John Doe who wakes to find himself naked in a goblin prison in a world where the sun has died and the surviving peoples habitate in underground fortress cities and mines. The story follows Am Shaegar as he seeks to reclaim his memory, but along the way gets tossed into a series of events that could mean the end of the peoples of Arx and even the world.
While the story is strong in the beginning, by the middle act the it becomes predictable and there aren't any big plot twists or holy hell I didn't see that coming moments, but many of the characters and races of creatures of encounter and/or fight make that journey from start to finish interesting.
Because this game is well over 10 years old, it hasn't aged well in terms of graphics. Even Morrowind, however, suffers the same issue, so don't take this as a con persay. However, I've found that the Steam version is a tad glitchy with its sounds or even graphics, whether that is an error on my end or not I can't be sure.
Combat in this game is fun but takes a bit of time to get used to since depth in this world is a bit strange feeling when compared to modern first person games. There are dozens of weapons to find, enchant and utilize to bring death to the menagerie of baddies laid before you.
Puzzles in this game are much like classic D&D puzzles or even old PC adventure games, which means they range from no ♥♥♥♥ easy to what the ♥♥♥♥ hard on the first playthrough. The magic system is also unique and I wished that Arcane had taken the time to re-explore that in later titles because the concept of drawing magic spells to cast them on the screen is quite fun, though a nightmare in the heat of combat.
Difficulty can be...well, all over the board. Some enemies are unfairly overpowered even when you are higher level and certain spells and items that make fighting them easier aren't made clear in the game itself and are discovered through trial and error or game FAQs.
Pros: There are some horror elements and classic RPG elements that make this game feel like a classic. It's not difficult to pick up and get into, the characters and world is quite interesting, and the sound design is haunting (I seriously made a recording years ago of just background sounds in this game to use for Table Top role playing). The magic system takes getting used to along with combat, but once is mastered can make it hard to go back to other games of that time.
Cons: The game is sadly glitchy, the graphics did not age well and can lead to some headaches and eye strain during the first few minutes of play. Combat ranges from easy to unbeatable, puzzles aren't really spelled out, the map system needs work, and the story gets weak by the middle of the game.
All in all I rank this a 3 out of 5, its a game from my youth that I loved that nostalgia draws me back to for fond memories and aggrivating flashbacks of unkillable bosses. Its well worth the price here on steam and there are patches and mods all over the internet that fix some of these complaints. I'd like to see an HD revamp or even remake of this game, so fingers crossed.
Julkaistu 2 joulukuu(ta) 2013.
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8/10 (80%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
53 tuotetta tällä tilillä.
2 arvostelua
135.2 tuntia pelattu
Forget about todays standards - Arx Fatalis is a great blast from the past. The gameplay and context is solid and could easily be brought forward to todays tech levels to form awesome new games.
Julkaistu 25 joulukuu(ta) 2013.
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5/7 (71%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
219 tuotetta tällä tilillä.
1 arvostelu
0.3 tuntia pelattu
You should play this game with Arx Libertatis - I'm totally not biased!
Julkaistu 12 marraskuu(ta) 2013.
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