Summoners have toppled empires and challenged gods. They are venerated as saviours and feared as destroyers. With rings crafted by the ancient Khosani, the gifted can call forth demons, dragons, and elementals, but only the strongest can control the forces they unleash.
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发行日期: 2001年3月19日

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"You take the role of Joseph, a 19 year-old boy who's been given the mark of the Summoner and has been charged to save the world - nice game!"

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“Summoner is a game of hidden depth; a game with an interesting combat system; an intriguing story.”
7.6/10 – GameSpot

“More than any other single factor, the story and scripting are what make Summoner stand apart.”
8.8/10 – Daily Radar

“It offers a lot of character interaction and an interesting storyline that will keep you guessing.”
8.2/10 – Game Spy

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Summoners have toppled empires and challenged gods. They are venerated as saviours and feared as destroyers. With rings crafted by the ancient Khosani, the gifted can call forth demons, dragons, and elementals, but only the strongest can control the forces they unleash.

The Story:

Born with the mark of the Summoner, Joseph possesses a power greater than emperors and gods. As a child, he summoned a demon to save his village, and watched in horror as those he loved were destroyed. Nine years later, the armies of Orenia invade, and Joseph must confront the prophecy he was born to fulfill.

Key Features:

  • Traverse a beautiful, completely original world spanning two continents.
  • Up to 16 different creatures to summon and control in combat, such as minotaurs, golems, dragons, and original fantastical creatures.
  • Cast spectacular spells. Wield an arsenal of weapons. Clad yourself in the armour of a warrior.

系统需求

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 9.0c
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 800 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c or better compatible sound card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 9.0c
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c or better compatible sound card
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5.1 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:11月9日
**Fair warning, this game was developed with the PS2 in mind, the PC version doesn't control as well and sometimes camera panning doesn't work. Same with a few nonconsequential interactions. Also there is, to my knowlege, no way to enable gamepad support.

The story of this game revolves around a young boy named Joseph, who was born with the mark of the summoner. When raiders descended upon his childhood village, he summoned a beast from his ring to fight off the invaders, but he was too weak to control it, so it slaughtered everyone except for those who could escape. Out of his disgust of his power and his inability to control it, he threw the ring down a well and exiled himself, only to have a foreign military attack his new village in search of him, thus leading him on a quest to find his old mentor and reluctantly get involved in the world's events.

The combat consists of left clicking on a target, and waiting a bit. You could cast a spell then open a menu to cancel the spell's start up if you want more hands on, or you can manually chain your attacks as well, tho there's little reason to until you get to a certain point.

The party you get is only 4 members plus one summon. The members you get are just a standard main-hero jack of trades, a rouge, a spell caster, and a warrior-- Pretty standard. But how the game handles summons is more interesting. Only the main character can Summon, and he has to wear a ring to do so (thus giving up a slot for bonus stats). Also if he gets downed after summoning, the summon goes rogue and you must kill it before you can summon again without leaving the area, but beyond that, summons are permanent until you reach a new area, it dies, or you banish it. Beyond that, you can jump in between control of your characters and even move them around individually (which is required for a few parts of the game), though beyond that, there is not much else.

The lore is the strongest part of this game, where every NPC has something to say, either it be some snippet about their daily life or how the nations are interacting with each other. There is even a whole religion you can learn about and you can find how skeptical other people may be of it. There's not a whole lot I can say without spoilers or just saying things, just if you like talking to NPCs, there is certainly a lot to be found here.

For voice quality, this IS an early 2000 game. The voice acting is okay, but there are repeated lines and sound effects galore. Like every time Joseph levels up, he says "I grow more powerful." in the most dead-panned way, and there are only so many times you can hear the same grunt sound over and over. I have a tolerance to these kind of things, so I wasn't bothered too much, others may be though.

The music in this game is overall down to preference. It has a very 2000s feel to it, but the soundtrack services this game just fine, although the first city's theme may wear thin after a while because it's constantly retarting from going between area and area a lot, and also you may be there for a few hours if you side-quest, and being stuck in large areas just has the songs drone on. However, the game does have individual sound sliders, so you can just mute the music and play your own.

Back in the day, Summoner was an unrecognized game that was very good for what it had. It's still true today, but how the game aged may turn some people off from it. This is a game that doesn't push any boundaries by any modern means. However, it is still worth checking out if you enjoy stories.
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8.4 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:10月23日
I LOVED this game in PS2. However...despite all the positive things others have already mentioned. The camera system is in broken. I'm talking clicking, and clicking, and clicking, to get to it just to the right "point" where the game reveals what is beyond a door, or for you to enter a new area. This was a non-issue a directional pad/analog stick controller, but in the PC port...unplayable. For me.

Now you know why the price is so low. I guess that is the brightside.
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0.7 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:10月25日
The game is a too flat, and simple, I'm honest, I didn't play that long, but it's essentially that which makes me say that the game doesn't have any "spark" to capture the player, well, in this case, to capture me, but hey, I'm not the only player out there so maybe the game will appeal to someone else. Also, I'm not a graphics person, but the game's graphics are too simple for it's time
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9.7 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:10月24日
Good Game For A Retro Game, You should TRY it out though.
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29 人中有 26 人(90%)觉得这篇评测有价值
26.2 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:7月16日
Of course I do recommend this game.. Damn it. It's one of the best RPG's I've ever played in my life, I still have it on ps2 and I was thinking about finding games like this because it's impossible to find anything similar today.

There are some RPG's but nothing will ever be compared to it, the storyline, the amount of items/abilities is huge. I never thought about replaying the game because I remember how long it took me to finish it as I like to explore a lot and to take everysingle stuff.

The storyline is great, my overall score for the game would be 10/10. And remember real gamers doesn't care about graphics !

PS: In the same kind of very good rpg there was also Gorly 17, also called Odium but it's a bit more strategical.
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15 人中有 13 人(87%)觉得这篇评测有价值
9.5 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:10月13日
Wow i am so glad i tried installing this little game. The simplicity of it is what makes it such a great RPG.

Make sure to install the custom screen resolution patch

http://timeslip.users.sourceforge.net/ (Look at the left side of the web page and scroll down a bit until you see SUMMONER and download the patch)

Open the dinput.ini file and type in your custom resolution and make sure to remove the ; symbol in front
It should look like this
[Main]
;Remove the semicolons from the next line to set a custom screen resolution
ScreenWidth=1920
ScreenHeight=1080
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12 人中有 11 人(92%)觉得这篇评测有价值
0.6 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:7月19日
Summoner is a very good game that came out way back when the ps2 was in its prime. It was made for both the ps2 and the PC. Made by violition and THQ it had small but decent studio's working on it. The story was really what made this game what it was beecause it sure as hell wasn't the graphics. The game has an amazing story and rich lore. The combat is turn based on the level of dragon age origions but with four different companions to switch around at max it gives you plenty to think about before your turn is even up. The four companions all have rich stories as well. Graphics are smeh at best, remember this was a ps2/old PC game and so it didn't have the best graphics. Sound is usually good, the music on all the different levels and world random encounters you have is amazing and it really gets you into the game. All in all I would give this a 9/10.
Remember your definitely not playing this game for the graphics.
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9 人中有 8 人(89%)觉得这篇评测有价值
1.1 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:6月21日
Summoner is an older game that I played and loved when i was about 12. The story is amazing and the gameplay and graphics were amazing at the time that it was released in the 90's. It is very nostagic and i would reccomend anyone wanting to hear a good story and have fun challenges and puzzles play this game.
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9 人中有 7 人(78%)觉得这篇评测有价值
31.5 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:9月28日
Absolute unknown gem of a game. Before you get it, though, remember that it came out over a decade ago. If you're a graphics ♥♥♥♥♥ look somewhere else, and be aware that it needs a simple (less than 5 minutes) fix to run correctly on modern machines. It has its imperfections but they're heavily outweighed by fun combat that you still have to think about, meaningful skill points, and the basic fun of summoning everything from a floating sword to the incarnation of death to help you in fights.

A quick rundown of the negatives: Has what one might call "old game syndrome" (no auto saves, quests rely on a walkthrough or you being persistant, such as finding an item in a town and you're not given any clue as to where it is, enemies can really spike in difficulty, and other things that games have more or less grown out of) story is a bit predictable at times, some parts of the game drag on for a long time while others you just walk in walk out, if you put skill points into the wrong skills you're at a decent disadvantage, possibly completely screwed if you decided that you would max all wrong skills first, the game's a bit easy, especially if you know or find some of the more exploitative mechanics, the AI is more than a bit dodgy at times, and the voice actor of the main character is honestly so-so

The positives: Loot system as well as exploration feels rewarding, varied gameplay, while there may be a functional best build there is far from only one build to make your characters strong, very nice aesthetics to the game, combat is fun, I only felt it to be grind-y when I was literally grinding to catch up on a few skills before I hit a big boss, you level up frequently enough that you feel like you're constantly improving and if you decide you really need a skill you can get the points fast enough, good plot that has a number of twists, bosses (and a number of regular enemies) are challenging without needing 20 tries to defeat, the summons are very fun to use and can make hard areas easy, and the side quests can also be extremely rewarding
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12 人中有 8 人(67%)觉得这篇评测有价值
13.6 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:10月17日
Old school classic.
Leaves me wishing for a "modern version"
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3 人中有 3 人(100%)觉得这篇评测有价值
1.0 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:9月1日
When I originally discovered this game it was already on the $5 shelf of playstation games years ago. I decided to pick it up just to try it and see. I was surprised at how fun it turned out to be with an interesting story to go along with it. It may not look like much now with dated graphics, but I'd still recommend it to anyone who likes some older games that never really got the spotlight they deserved. If they ever release Summoner 2 on steam I would recommend that one too. It's too bad they never made more than 2.

The gameplay reminds me a little of Final Fantasy 12 or Knights of the Old Republic. You can have the active party follow along while controlling one character and letting the AI handle the rest, switch between them, or even have the party wait while you wander around solo assassinating things in stealth.

Summoner is really underrated and worth checking out.
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5 人中有 4 人(80%)觉得这篇评测有价值
29.5 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:10月10日
I could NOT recommend this game enough, It's a MASSIVE CLASSIC. (It has it's issues, but... jeez, the game was for the release of the PS2) The Soundtrack is immersive, the game is "different' and it dares to "try"

if you use Hamachi (And switch the ingame online settings to LAN) you can still play online.
overall, it's a great game for playing with friends, and has quite a bit of replay value in multiplayer.
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2 人中有 2 人(100%)觉得这篇评测有价值
2.3 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:9月22日
This takes me back to my ps2 2nd game in 2001. It has bugs, a couple of mistakes and definitely doesnt stand the test of time like Re4. However I like action rpgs and this was actually one of the first with lots of depth and all voice acted too. It led to Volitions later successes in Saints Row and Red Faction. Hopefully steam will get summoner 2 one of these days.
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2 人中有 2 人(100%)觉得这篇评测有价值
29.0 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:10月2日
The second I knew that this game was on steam I slapped down my money to steam and bought it without question. This old classic is still one of my most beloved and remembered RPG games and in fact: this WAS the RPG game to me. It was my first followed by Legend of Dragoon. This games deserves high praise for its depth and powerfully written story, the visuals are beautiful even if they are dated, and the voice acting isnt too bad either! I would love anyone to try this game and experience it for themselves. If you like Lord of the Rings, Inheritence, The Apprentice, and like to get well invested in a world and all it has to offer to you then I can faithfully say without a doubt in my mind Summoner will be a game to follow you forever, whether it was your childhood or a classic you have yet to discover.

However, sadly this port comes with a couple bad cons.
NO WINDOWED SUPPORT
Unfinished multiplayer addition with some graphic bugs for certain systems and builds.
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2 人中有 2 人(100%)觉得这篇评测有价值
3.6 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:10月20日
Amazing game that was a release title for the PS2.

This was not a simplified and mainstreamed game with RPG elements but a real full scale old school RPG. Nothing exceptionally complex but this is a real RPG from back when they actually made games like this. No food, drink, and sleep requirements but this game has lots of quests, huge maps, full inventory and equipment mechanics, and working character leveling mechanics. Also note that this game is huge and long just like they made RPGS back in that era. Easy to reach the hundred hours or more if you take your time and enjoy the game instead of just rushing through to win the game. Some of the end battles are hard so you might not be able to win the game anyways if you do that.
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3 人中有 2 人(67%)觉得这篇评测有价值
0.4 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:10月1日
Great little action RPG from Volition. Straight port from the original release so be mindful of fixed options such as resolution. Quite a lot of fun back in the day, especially with a working backstab :p
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7 人中有 4 人(57%)觉得这篇评测有价值
1.2 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:7月20日
"Well it says I have have blue eyes but I really want gray eyes" "I have an ogre slaying knife thats +9 against ogres" "Do u have any Mountain Dew?" If u know the video that these quotes r from u should buy this game, they have the vid after the credits. Also an interesting game which is worth playing.
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2 人中有 1 人(50%)觉得这篇评测有价值
1.6 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:7月14日
I was playing this when I accidentally clicked on the Credits button and then suddenly an easter egg started where the main characters are all playing Dungeon and Dragons to the audio of the infamous "Dead Ale Wives" sketch...

5 STARS, A+, 10/10!
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2 人中有 1 人(50%)觉得这篇评测有价值
6.9 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:8月21日
Summoner was an amazing game that is a classic hidden gem. Now if only they would import Summoner 2 to steam now.... maybe then that would convince the men upstairs to make summoner 3 down the road.. 0_o, A man can dream..
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45.7 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:9月2日
This game is definiley better then a 78 from metascore. Maybe not a 90, but definitley higher then 78
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