Thousands of years ago six demon kings, known as the Revenants, ruled the world with an iron fist and bloody swords. Donning the bodies of mortal vassals, they could live in the realms of man forever. The great hero and warlock Harbinger was the only one who could stand up to their power.
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Mixed (98 reviews) - 47% of the 98 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 30, 2000

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Thousands of years ago six demon kings, known as the Revenants, ruled the world with an iron fist and bloody swords. Donning the bodies of mortal vassals, they could live in the realms of man forever. The great hero and warlock Harbinger was the only one who could stand up to their power. One by one he hunted the Revenants, taking their spirits and casting them into the Well of Souls. Alas, the Revenants survived. As a young man you will travel to meet your uncle in the town of Madrigal. There, your destiny draws you into the path that Harbinger trod - to confront the Revenants and banish their souls back to the Well forever. Your travels will take you far from Madrigal, to the ruined kingdoms of Horath, the ancient empire of Thardolin, and through the lost city of Talendrah. You will brave searing deserts and icy plains. You will have to seek answers among the living and the dead.

  • Customizable combat and magic system that can be as simple or as complex as you like.
  • Compelling story with many twists and turns will keep you hooked for hours.
  • Dynamic music, high quality voice acting, and more than one possible ending.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7
    • Additional Notes: Not Windows 8 Compatible - ATI/AMD compatibility notice: Soulbringer requires graphic card drivers version 12.10 or older.
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Mixed (98 reviews)
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Erenel
0.8 hrs
Posted: August 4
Broken. 0/10
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Obstacle
1.5 hrs
Posted: July 30
Product received for free
Great game, definitely giving that old RPG feeling.the older graphics are not really that bad and the music is actually pretty good.
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kaylestes
59.8 hrs
Posted: July 19
I just finished this great game, definitely giving that old RPG feeling.
The older graphics are not really that bad and the music is actually pretty good.
The music file used when the Well Gaurdian appears was my Windows startup sound for many years. And the sound file used when quiting the game is now used for any Windows error.

It ran very smoothly with no problems at all on my system:
- Windows 10 Home 64-bit
- Intel Core i5 4460 @ 3.20GHz
- 8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2047MB
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eXcruciate
0.2 hrs
Posted: June 27
Will NOT work with Windows 8. I am actually glad because it is just prehistoric junk from 2000 and I am sure my review would have included the word "Suckbringer". Got in a bundle I bought for something else. No loss other than 5 minutes of my life I will never have back.

SUCKBRINGER! Seriously though you are all complete f-gs.
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-[FF]- Charles Andrews
109.2 hrs
Posted: May 15
It's broken I can't play it.
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$Tevo
0.2 hrs
Posted: May 3
the game work not good
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Some Guy From The Internet
1.6 hrs
Posted: May 2
I spent more time trying to get it to run than actually playing it.

Dated as hell, and it doesn't hold up like a lot of other older games. I couldn't really bring myself to play it. Maybe there's gold hidden in there, but it is too tedious to dig up.

https://youtu.be/rwsc5oO56MA
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foster
0.6 hrs
Posted: April 30
I QUITTED THE GAME AND I HEARD A MAN JUMPING OFF A BRIDGE AND BREAKING HIS LEGS

9/11
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BrandeX
0.1 hrs
Posted: April 29
Worked perfectly as-is, just press play. Win 7 x-64 Nvidia GTX600m

Every single downvote for this game is basically some humpty playing on an unsupported system, and can't figure out how to make it work anyway.

Obligatory upvote to counteract their nonsense.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
177 of 219 people (81%) found this review helpful
21 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 13, 2014
I swear I think Steam is attempting to nickle and dime me to death! I'm a serious retro gamer and this game is so awesome! I finished this game years ago, but I'm really looking forward to completing it again. FYI, the first time I played it I actually broke the game. The final boss is supposed to have it's health reduced to 25% and then runs to the last room, however I amped up my character so high that it killed the boss on the first meeting. When I ran to the second room there was nothing to do, no end movie or credits. I searched the web and figured out what I did and LAUGHED!!!! I ended up reloading an earlier save and taking it easier on the bad guy and was able to finish the game. I'm so looking forward to playing this again!
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80 of 89 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
13.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 13, 2014
Pros:
+ Gloomy atmosphere
+ Great art design and animations
+ Decent combat system
+ No pre-set classes
+ Somewhat open world (some locations open only along with the storyline)
+ Full and good dubbing

Cons:
- Another fantasy game...
- Boring story
- Annoying controls and camera
- Worn clothes by the player's character are not shown in the game world, even with full mail armour he looks like an unarmoured peasant.

A surprising hidden gem, I recommend it to everyone who fancies cRPGs. It's not a great game, but it definitely is a decent one.
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55 of 78 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 4, 2015
I have very fond memories of this game, and I wanted to play it again, I'm a pretty nostalgic guy and I enjoy playing games from my childhood every now and then. This game is pretty fun, the lore and the world feels gothic and pretty much dead at some parts, it has a heavy gloomy felling all over it, and it is good.

But there's an issue here with this partiucular version, since Infogrames closed and its IPs are scattered around different companies, no devs have appeared to patch this game.

It is technically unplayable on this given moment on my Windows 7 64 bit computer, I can't find a healthy way to fix the fps, the screen ratio, the sound and the unsurmountable amount of crashes, I wanted to play it and to feel this game again, but too bad that it is unplayable right now. A fanpatch won't come soon enough since this game is pretty underground and doesn't have a big old fanbase, probably most of the people that enjoyed it back then have now forgotten it.

For the moment, all that I can say is:
The game is good, it's fun, has some fun mechanics and good physics interactions for the time, the lore is extense, the world is vast with much to explore, the voice actors are pretty fine too. But...

Don't buy it if you don't own a old computer, you'll only be able to play it on older computers with Windows XP or earlier, or else, the uncompatibility issues will hit you hard.
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99 of 162 people (61%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 16, 2014
This is a great game! I played it back in 2002 when it came bundled with Torment. For a long time I could not remember what it was called until i stumbled across it on Steam. I was over-joyed so i bought it. noting that it was old but it seems to meet the compatibility reqs. Not true. I have a Win7 x64 using a Radeon 5770 and this game will not run even with drivers rolled back to 12.10. Buyer beware that this game may not run for you even if reqs are met.
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25 of 35 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 9, 2014
LOVE IT! I can run it on Windows 8.1, with the installer that actually lets you run it just adjust the Video and Graphics settings till it works. Used to play this game so much back in the day, finally being able to play it again is such a joy!
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14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
38.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 26, 2014
Well i remember playing this game non stop as a kid... BUt when it came out on steam i found that there where nore than a few bug that where not in the orignal game. Like the combat, there are many occasions where my opponet and i will just sit there and stare at each other (with the exception of spiders, but then agein they where always a nuicence). Also they nerfed the mace which was an AWSOME early game wepoin. the also took out afew items, like at jakes farm, just when you enter the farm the is a plot of farm land that once held about 24 herbs in the origanal version of soulbringer. that being said i havnt played through the whole game yet due to the combat bug. Heres to hopeing they will fix it (and also PLZ beef up scorn if i remember correctly in the original version scorn (the final boss) was pretty wimpy when you got to him!)

all that being said it is still an AWSOME retro game and i would recomend it to anyone!
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
30.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 18
An old and harcore RPG, it is difficult, especially in the beginning. Story is ok, but nothing extraordinary. You'll be banishing demons and undead a lot. Graphics were sub-par even in 2000 but the image may seem OK because of the today's pixelated graphics craze.

The best part of the game is combat, its animations look like motion capture. Magic is powerful, but both these activities require you to click mouse button a lot (and miss a button sometimes which can lead to a lost battle). There is no pause as far as I know.

To summarize, this is an old RPG with a couple of nice features. There is little reason to play it unless you played it 15 years ago like me and are feeling nostalgic at the moment :)
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19 of 26 people (73%) found this review helpful
Recommended
37.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 11, 2015
After 15 years I'm returning to Ratenna.

I'm descending from a ship. Unnamed stranger, who will change the world and save it from oncoming evil. League of Six together again, and only I can stop them.

"Soulbringer" is a game of a dawn of CRPG, when there were no established formulas and forms. From the age of experiments. Therefore, it is unusual everything: combat system, design and, of course, plot and style. You won't find anything similar in any games in those years, nor modern.

Now we can say about "Soulbringer" that it is a poor graphics, strange and difficult combat system and frequent crashes. But 15 years ago this game was magical. I remember my wandering through the snowy fields near Madrigal and Shadowguard. And as I touched the magical stone in first time.

Now you don't understand the whole awesomeness of this game, but if you played it in 2000th - you're lucky one.

10 nostalgic nerds from 10
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17 of 24 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 6
An old favorite from long ago. Compared to the similar games today it may seem slow but with patience this can be a rewarding game. The music and voice acting is very unique and adds to the overall atmosphere a lot. It can be difficult at times to find locations but back in the day that was the norm. I suggest to the older PC gamers who aren't afraid to show a little patience and understanding to this genre of game before they were super refined.
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
11.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 4
"Soulbringer" is a game of a dawn of CRPG, when there were no established formulas and forms. From the age of experiments. Therefore, it is unusual everything: combat system, design and, of course, plot and style. You won't find anything similar in any games in those years, nor modern.

Pros:
Gloomy atmosphere
Great art design and animations
Decent combat system
No pre-set classes
Somewhat open world (some locations open only along with the storyline)
Full and good dubbing

Cons:
Boring story
Annoying controls and camera
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