Faery: Legends of Avalon is a big role playing game packed with a very distinctive ambience and graphic style. Create your character, embark in a great adventure and discover the fantastic world of Avalon!
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Release Date: Jun 16, 2014

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Faery: Legends of Avalon is a big role playing game packed with a very distinctive ambience and graphic style. Create your character, embark in a great adventure and discover the fantastic world of Avalon!

You will have to understand why this magic world is dying, and save the kingdom from certain disappearance. In a thrilling adventure where your choices will shape the story, develop your character, his abilities and special powers, as well as his equipment through the victorious battles and accomplished quests!

Numerous dangers await you and the battles against some of the creatures and monsters of the game promise to be formidable. Gain power and experience, and assure the support of friendly companions you will meet through your journey. Carefully select who will fight at your side, and live the incredible experience of being accompanied by a dragon, a troll, fairies and other fantastic creatures!

- Gorgeous graphics packed in a unique atmosphere.

- Explore mythical and magical places, meet plenty of colourful characters.

- Battle in turn-based fights, in the pure style of classic RPGs

- Develop your character through victory: choose new spells, skills, and find new equipment/

- Recruit charismatic companions to help you in your quest!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows Xp Sp3/Windows Vista Sp1/Windows 7
    • Processor: Amd/Intel Dual-Core 2 Ghz
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 Mb 100% Directx 9 And Shaders 3.0 Compatible, Ati Radeon Hd 3850/Nvidia Geforce 8800 Or Higher
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DIRECTX 9 COMPATIBLE
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
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  • Developers: Spiders Studio
  • Publishers: Focus Home Interactive
  • Initial release: June 2014
  • Genre: Casual, RPG, Turn-based
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Exposition, Concurrence and Summation

Faery: Legends of Avalon is a relatively strait forward turn-based casually simplistic RPG affair. It's on the shorter side, as far as RPG's go. Seven-ish hours give or take based on how many side quests you decide to engage in.

With the onset of the game you are granted a fairly robust character creation screen. It could be better but for the scope of the overall game it's more than you'd expect.

Now, I'd say the game is pretty casual because not at any point on the regular difficulty was I in fear of not succeeding in battle. Health is fully restored without use of any items or spells after each battle. Additionally, spells don't cost anything aside from late game ones where they have a 1 or 2 turn cooldown and these are mostly for the multiple target spells. Instead of relying on some sort of mana system to balance the game, it instead relies on balancing fights by certain enemies having elemental or physical resistance to specific attacks.

Adding to the simplistic nature of the game is the fact you don't really get to manage how other characters level or decide what skills they acquire aside from very late game decisions where it basically has no consequence. You only get to decide how your main character levels and what gear they wear.

The level design is also relatively simple, though a bit convoluted in some areas. Each area is basically inside a dome of fog and everything will be accomplished inside the said dome. The objectives can also be rather difficult to find. In such a small area, there are a lot of hidden coves and outlets. With that being said, the game is about being a Faery and as you might expect, you can fly. Giving each of these domes some very unexpected verticality which can take some getting used to as far as your ability to search every nook and cranny. Objectives are marked with some vague orange particles floating about it but these only show up when you're very close to begin with.

The game also has some loose morality choices. They don't have TON of impact but they aren't trivial. The writing is good which is nice as there is no voice acting.

A nice casual RPG that isn't too taxing and can almost be seen as a palate cleanser type of game. The environments being on the smaller side also lends them to be more detailed and are quite varied.

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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
Grab it when it's on sale, since it really isn't worth full price.

  • The game looks rather nice
  • The ability to free fly makes moving around the world easy (Though the level with the ship is a bit harder as it's a bit more claustrophobic)
  • The story is fairly interesting
  • The ability to play as a girl
  • Upgrading your character is fun, as there is variety, and the upgrades you pick are physically reflected on your character
  • You can use a tiny baby dragon to burn your foes to death

  • The combat tends to get tedious and boring after a while
  • No voice acting which leaves only the background music to play in the overworld and battle music during fights
  • Lack of a final boss leaves the ending without closure (there was originally going to be sequels, but the devs backed out due to poor reception of this game)
  • No waypoint system, so finding out where you need to go can be difficult sometimes. Usually this can be solved by talking with NPCs, but not always

Overall if you want a quick and easy rpg without too much commitment, this game has you covered.
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370 of 428 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
10.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 19, 2014
This is another one of those games where I wish I had an option between thumbs-up and thumbs-down. It's definitely not the worse game I've ever played but I don't know if I would recommend purchasing unless it was discounted, even if it's already cheap to begin with.

There are definitely positives with this game, don't get me wrong. For several of the quests you're given the option to solve them without having to fight which is a nice change from most games in this genre. So if you find the turn-based fights getting a little repetitive and boring like I did, you have the option to skip some of them by solving your problems non-violently. And the side quests are actually pretty entertaining. Most of them tie in well with the main quests and you usually only have to go out of your way to solve them if you forgot to get them in the first place.

The character designer is pretty awesome. You get to shade your character the way you like and pick from a few specific features and then fine tune them which I liked. I also liked the way you leveled up and aquired different designs and body modifications for your character (though I wish you could have picked the way they looked a little more).

Some of the NPCs you interact with are just gorgeously designed. Oberon is a pretty amazing looking character and your companions are all very fleshed out and look amazing. At the same time it's clear that they copied and pasted a lot of the character designs and that can get a little confusing. In the last mirror world it gets a little confusing to remember which little bearded man is which and on The Flying Dutchman all the Korrigans pretty much look the same. They're still nice to look at though.

My biggest problem with the game though were the two middle levels, the Tree World and The Flying Dutchman. The environment is just not player friendly. In the Tree World you're trying to find stuff amongst the branches and the leaves constantly block the camera so you keep having to go back and forth, round and round to find a character or a nest in order to complete a quest. It's frustrating and I had to keep turning the game off to keep myself from hitting the screen. The Flying Dutchman level does it with darkness and the holds of the ship. It's almost impossible to see where you're going and you have to hunt down three monsters on sound alone.

There is no voice acting which is fine, better no voice-acting than bad voice-acting. But there are weird parts where characters are "talking" and pointing to things and you literally have no idea what's going on. "Over there" amounts to nothing when you don't show what "over there" means.

Of course there's no real ending. Apparently there was supposed to be a sequel that never got made and it's a little bit frustrating that you don't really get a reward or even just a feeling of sastifaction from all that you did.

And a little pet peeve of mine is with the dialogue. You're allowed to choose the gender of the character but there are quite a few times where it's clear that the game was made with a male main character in mind because the pronouns get confused. I don't mind playing a male character, heck half the time I choose to do so when given the option, but if you're going to let me pick a female character make an effort to get it right.
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137 of 162 people (85%) found this review helpful
16.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 16, 2014
Just writing to say that I am extremely impressed with this game so far. I just completed about 1/3 of it, and wanted to post my thoughts:

1) The artwork is spectacular, and the character creation is extremely customizable. Sure a few models get re-used, but what the heck, they're fey folk!

2) The story so far is very engaging. You can delve into characters and world backgrounds by talking to various inhabitants in the various worlds you visit. I'm quite impressed also with the customization of your character as it levels up.

3) for under $8 this game is already a winner for me, as I usually rate my games by how much it cost me per hour to play, and I'm still playing and still enjoying.

If you like somewhat casual RPG's (I also enjoyed Lauren the Amazon princess), this game will enchant and delight you. I find the default difficulty to be just right for a casual gamer like myself, but you can increase or decrease the difficulty as you like during play.

All in all, a beautiful 3D RPG with classic fairy tale elements drawn from numerous mythologies. (British, Norse, Arabic to name the ones I've encountered so far). You will NOT be disappointed for $7.49 or even the regular $9.99 price.
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91 of 104 people (88%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
12.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 17, 2015
Faery is an RPG that had some real potential and it showed in some places but ultimately doesn't follow through. It's not a terrible game and I wish I had better than a Yes/No option to rate it but, out of the two, I can't recommend it.

The plot of the game is fairly simple. You are a fairy and have been awoken from stasis where you slept for centuries only to find that the land of the fae has shrunk and changed for the worse. The effects of man, various fairy creatures moving away to new realms and more threaten the lands. So the fairy king sets you off on a mission to explore the remaining accessible fairy worlds and find out what's up. You run a few quests to gain a couple companions and you're off.

For the most part game play is very simple. Each world map is extremely small and so being asked to retrieve an object (90% of the missions are fetch quests) just has you cruising the small map looking for the sparkling object you need. There are few non-essential opponents on the map so once you clear them -- and they guard chests so you'll want to clear them -- there's little barrier between you and your objectives. Some quests may be solved in multiple ways such as a horn that you can either gain as a reward for doing a deed or else steal by creating a distraction. But ultimately all your choices lead you to the same place.

Combat is turn based and uses an action point system. More powerful attacks use more points and, as well, more powerful are of effect style attacks (and your heals) have timers so they can't be used until the second or third turn of combat. In general I found the combat to be extremely simple. Playing on the default setting (I don't remember if there's harder settings) I never once wiped and rarely had even a single companion go unconscious. Supposedly, if you wipe, you all respawn at the mirrors, your entrance from zone to zone, to try again.

As you level up, you gain new abilities and this was one of the sticking points for me: new abilities are tied to physical changes to your character. So a poison strike attack requires you to have a scorpion tail and a power buff requires goat horns. Either you stick with a few abilities and just level those up or else you become a patchwork menagerie of animal parts and tattoos. I opted for the former. As well, you can gain equipment to enhance your elemental powers.

Aside from all this, there's a collection of companions you'll gain along the way which are fairly inventive and each has their own strengths. One companion is a pistol firing pirate, another summons a raccoon to fight for him and another is a young dragon among others. There is something of an approval system for your companions although I never had anyone refuse to travel with me. I did have one fellow pledge his love to me but that didn't seem to go anywhere past the declaration of our affections. Bioware quality companions this was not but perhaps they'd have been fleshed out in the sequels that aren't meant to be.

Ultimately the game just felt shallow and unresolved even allowing for the fact that it was intended to be the first chapter of a trilogy. The worlds are inventive but small and the quests are linear and obvious. The characters are interesting but the approval system feels pointless. Combat was different from today's norm but was also extremely easy and the character customization issues could leave you feeling handicapped. Because the game is fairly brief (even my 12 hour playtime includes a few lengthy breaks from the keyboard) I was able to complete but I only felt just invested enough to keep going but not enough to really care. If you have this in a bundle it may be worth playing just to see if you like it but I can't recommend it as a purchase.
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96 of 115 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 17, 2014
Are you tired of murdering faceless mooks indiscrmitily.
Do you feel like if you have to suffer one more traitor you will go on a killing spree?
Are you always asking yourself what is the catch?

While good news for those of you who tired of pointless voilence and endless betrayel.
The best way to discripe faery - legends of Avalon is a childeren story.
People are sicking nice.
Helpfull without there being a catch.
Battle's dont require 10 years of combat training.
And for once your charater isnt the biggest ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ in the universe.

If you are the kind of gamers that enjoy helping people out i advise you to give this game a try.
If you hate everyone asking you for help.
Move along.

Also this game gets bonus points for being about fairies intead of the useally:
humans, elves, dwarves, orcs etc.
Being smaller then a humming bird is an interesting experiance.

EDIT: warning has cliffhanger ending.
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63 of 69 people (91%) found this review helpful
10.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 20, 2014
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  • Game Name: Faery: Legends of Avalon
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Genre Tags: RPG; Turn-Based-Combat; Adventure; Fantasy; Nostalgic
  • My Overall Grade: B
  • Estimated Playtime (Campaign): 8-12 hours
  • Multiplayer Aspect: None
  • Recommended To: Established fans of the genre; Nostalgia chasers; Casual gamers

I liked this game a lot, for what it was. It's a short (I beat it in 10 hours) and sweet little RPG with combat in the turn-based form many of the classics of the 90s were in. There is nothing groundbreaking about this game, but it does what it does properly. The game is short, but not in a bad way... sometimes RPGs are way too long. There are only 4 areas to explore and the content is limited, but it all flows well and once you're about to get bored something else piques your interest. So, if you are looking for a quick and new world to explore combined with a turn-based RPG experience that may make you nostalgic for the RPGs you grew up on, I think you will like this.

The graphics and sound are decent, but nothing special. And the game worked just fine for me; I experienced no glitches or crashes. The customization and new party members are limited, but it is enough to keep the combat fresh until the end. There is no voice acting, but no voice acting > bad voice acting... and it adds to the potential nostalgic enjoyment. So Faery - Legends of Avalon doesn’t have the most elaborate feature list; but what it does have is perfectly adequate.

The story is OK, full of predictable tropes, but it was entertaining enough... and it ends right when you may start getting bored. A lot of people complain that this game ends on a cliffhanger, and it does. Also, the developers have said they won't finish the story. It's akin to a TV show being canceled. But if you just accept that the "to be continued" at the end of the game should be read as "the end" it winds up playing as a self-contained story with an open ending. Many stories use open endings on purpose that are worse than this game's ending. Anyway, you will have to decide for yourself how you feel about it.

Lastly, the game is very easy, even on hard. It's a simple game, so there are no advanced strategies needed. The depth of strategy boils down to basic elemental strengths/weaknesses and remembering to heal. Also, much of what would be excessive combat can be avoided by completing quests diplomatically.

I can say all-in-all I enjoyed playing through this game, so I give it a thumbs up, but I can see how others with different taste may not enjoy the game.

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44 of 44 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 6, 2014
„Faery: Legend of Avalon“ is a singleplayer roleplaygame in a 3D fantasy world.

You can create your own character (face, hair, eyes, make up, lips and so on) and join a world full of fairies, trolls and other mystic creatures. The story is told like a beautiful fairy-tale and makes you curious how it continues. I don’t want to tell you too much about the story, because I don’t want to spoil the game adventure. But what I can tell you:

You play a „Faery“ and as such you fly through the game! Really a great feeling (especailly the fast fly with 'Shift'). You will visit different worlds, you have a main mission and you can do lots of small quests. The battles are turn based and with every win you will get experience points to raise your level. With a higher level you get skill points and you have to decide which ability you want to learn or to improve. Some skills also change the characters look (for example the „better avoiding“ skill looks like a cattail). In the different worlds you can also find treasure chests (for some of them you will have to fight) but it’s worth it because you can get health items and also equipment for your character (e. g. new armor with also different looks and elements).

Story: Absorbing! 10/10
Gameplay: Lot‘s of options and alternation in this game which keep your attention. 10/10
Controls: The controls are easy to handle (okay the flying is not always that easy). 8/10
Graphic: It’s not the best graphic but still enough to be comfortable in the fantasy world. 7/10
Sound: No special music. The sounds are okay but far away from stunning. 3/10

Price: 9,99 € - in my eyes a fair price for this game.
More: Achievements, Steam trading cards, playable with keyboard / mouse OR controller.

I recomment this game for rolegameplayers who are not only searching violence and action, but also peaceful fairy-tale adventures.
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47 of 49 people (96%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
18.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 30, 2015
These days, most of my game playing is with my kids, so I'm always on the lookout for games that I think they would like that I would enjoy too. Fantasy RPGs are right up my alley, so I gave this one a shot. I'll cut to the chase:

(+) Pleasant graphics and graphical style.
(+) Reasonable system requirements-- you can probably run this game.
(+) Flying around is fun!
(+) Richly customizable avatars (almost MMO quality); can choose male (elf) or female (faery);
(+) Skill selection manifests itself on your avatar as a "metamorphosis."
(+) Three difficulty levels.
(+) I didn't find any bugs or glitches.
(+) Trading cards and achievements-- easy enough to 100% if you do all of the side quests and explore a bit. To my knowledge, you can't get locked out of an achievement unless you end the game, in which case you can restore a previous save.

(~) Story is a little generic, but better than nothing.
(~) Combat is "classic turn-based," but also a bit generic.
(~) Quests are-- wait for it-- a bit generic.

(-) No voice acting.
(~) Controller support is a bit lacking-- it's not obvious what buttons to click to navigate parts of the UI, and sometimes the mouse pointer appears in the middle of the screen and you can't get rid of it unless you move it away with a mouse. I was able to muddle through it though.
(-) The game seems to set itself up for a sequel, but from what I understand, this is unlikely to happen. The story of this game is wrapped up, but the larger plot may feel unresolved.

Overall, it's a decent fantasy turn-based RPG, but maybe better suited for a younger audience as it's a bit generic and doesn't have a great deal of depth. Note that some of the visuals and characters could be a bit scary for small children (see the promo video)-- up to you how you want to handle that.

All in all, a really nice game! Happy to recommend it.
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80 of 103 people (78%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 16, 2014
I always wanted to pick this up back in the day but never did. Was suprised to see it released today and for that price said what the hell. Upon starting it I saw the spiders (the developer's logo) and instantly knew it was the right decision. After playing Mars War Logs last year, Bound by Flame, and then Of Orcs and Men (Co-developed by them I belive) I have come to the realization that they are probably my favourite RPG developer of the last couple of years.

So this game has a great atmosphere, and art style. The music hasn't blown me away, whereas some of there other games have some great, sometimes, stuff. No voice acting at all in this game FYI though that's ok. The writing is not quite as smooth as some of their latest effforts but still humourous and charming. All the NPCs have been entertaining so far, and the turn based combat is enjoyable.

Two of its strong points are the flying as a fairy which is a blast ziping across the map, hovering etc, all done very effortlessly by a couple of different ways either with the keys or mouse. Also the character customization is unique and meaningful which really I believe is where Spiders are at the top of their game in all these RPGs. The skill points you allocate are slotted at different body parts which both affect the way your fairy looks, male or female, and different skills like fire spells or lighting etc. these then will branch and allow for other exclusive powers and then you can increase the level of each of these.

So yeah great spiders RPG character customization, engaging turn based combat, full flying exploration of the different levels, and a charming story about faerys and the dying of magic which lots of recognizable lore like Pan, mermaids, and the tree of the world.
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0.3 hrs
Posted: October 18
Good game wish they would make the sequel :(
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Native Watt
20.3 hrs
Posted: October 14
Product received for free

Got this as a gift and glad I did,
The ART on this game is Epic
Story base was very nice and entertaining
The controls and game play was simple and very fun

Ive heard there was a console version to this game that
gives a few more maps and more game play.

Wish they would of put more game time like the
console version
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7.6 hrs
Posted: September 17
This game really is a treasure. Is it perfect? No. The combat is repetitive and not terribly complex, and as a lot of other reviews have mentioned, the game is fairly short and ends on a cliffhanger, with little hope for a sequel.

But this game is just so darn charming. It's got a unique idea and a great design, and the atmosphere is just lovely. It's such a comforting game, not unlike a favorite bedtime story. Is it the deepest game in the world? No, but it's definitely worth your time and money.

Who knows? Maybe if it sells well enough, one day we'll get the sequel this game so desperately deserves.
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13.7 hrs
Posted: September 12
Possibly THE most underated game I have ever played. When I saw this game I was sceptical because it looked interesting but is seemed to lack polish. However this game is mind blowing. Each of the worlds is very unique, well designed with fantastic enviroments. There are many varying characters, all kinds of species, reimaging of fantasy creatures and places but most of all it looks so good. If you like fantasy you will like this game. The only disapointing part of this game is the fact it did not get enough attention to merit a sequel.
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4.9 hrs
Posted: September 11
i like this game i am enjoying playing it
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9.9 hrs
Posted: September 11
I only recommend this game at the $1.99 price. There isnt a ton of content, less than 10 hours worth of gameplay unless you want to replay it.

The storyline reminds me of a childrens game with very simple explinations and predictable plots. Thats not necessarily a bad thing, I just didnt realize before I bought it.

I loved the mutations you could put your character though, thats pretty much the only thing that kept me playing.
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6.4 hrs
Posted: September 11
Being able to fly freely is probably the best thing about this game. In other words, get this game only if it's on sale.
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1.3 hrs
Posted: September 11
not good
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