Silverfall, a once glorious city, lies in the fantastical Kingdom of Nelwë, where the forces of Technology and Nature are strongly opposed. Symptoms of this terrible conflict have begun to manifest physically as melded cyberbiologic organics and living steam-driven automatons.
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Mixed (67 reviews) - 59% of the 67 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 20, 2007

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Silverfall, a once glorious city, lies in the fantastical Kingdom of Nelwë, where the forces of Technology and Nature are strongly opposed. Symptoms of this terrible conflict have begun to manifest physically as melded cyberbiologic organics and living steam-driven automatons.
Drag your hero from the pits of this world and craft him into a mighty champion that can oppose the planet-choking Order of Nothingness. Freedom to evolve in either the technological or spiritual paths is in your hands and you must choose your comrades wisely to provide a balance and benefit to your efforts - but be cautious, any bias in your choices will either corrupt or upgrade the growing world around you.
  • Create & customize your hero (face, sex, skin, hair...) from the 4 Nelwë races (human, elf, goblin & troll).
  • Your hero advances without class limits and with more than 130 skills & magic spells at his disposal.
  • Freely explore a stunning and immense fantasy world!
  • From the floating city of Cloudworks, to the volcanic scenery of the city of Blazis.
  • Revolutionary light and shadow effects combine with a realistic physics engine which gives never seen before detail to the environment & special effects.
  • Playable with up to 8 players in multiplayer mode through either a LAN connection or on the Internet, with cooperative play or PvP.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Windows® XP
    • Intel Pentium 4 2.8 Ghz or AMD Athlon XP +2800 higher
    • 512 MB RAM
    • ATI Radeon 9800 256MB VRAM or Nvidia 6600 GT with 256 MB of VRAM or better
    • DirectX version 9.0c-compatible sound card
    • DirectX® 9.0c
    • Network Interface (only for multiplayer games)
    • 10 GB available HD space
    Recommended:
    • Intel Pentium 4 3 Ghz or AMD Athlon XP +3000
    • 1 GB RAM
    • 256MB ATI Radeon X850 or Nvidia GeForce 6800GT
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Mixed (67 reviews)
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Mad_Hattah
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: February 28
Do not buy this game, that simple. I wont waste time posting "pros and cons" if you want that simply read other reviews.
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Guu-chan
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: January 26
So much hassle getting this thing to run and then realising it wasnt as good as I thought it was.

6/10
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[GTribe] Dark13cloud
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: January 12
Terrible looking, clunky controls and camera. Couldnt even get into the first hour.
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japanesediocletian
( 68.0 hrs on record )
Posted: November 28, 2015
Could be a good game..
S**ty controls. Terrible map. NPC mostly dont talk..
After few hours the game makes fun except the f**ing map to navigate..
But for 3 Bucks its better then nothing. You can play it at cold winterdays..or go outside and drink some beer...
06/10
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Stormbow
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: November 23, 2015
Very disappointing that this can't be played on today's computers. The resolution and graphics are all screwed up in Windows 7 64bit on 1600x900 monitor.

Don't waste your time or money on Silverfall: Earth Awakening either.
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Taddy Mason
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: September 15, 2015
i played for about half an hour- i never killed anything, i never found anything TO kill. i just tried moving around on the screen looking for something to do which was a nightmarish chore. then i uninstalled it and am telling you not to make my mistake. DO NOT EVER BUY THIS GAME. Even if you have the time and the money to waste-waste it on something else. anything else
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McClane
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: September 8, 2015
DO NOT BUY !!!!!!!

I really like the premise, for me Silverfall falls under the hack/slash rpg genre; it has character creation (female/male), ability to upgrade your character as you choose, armour/weapons choices.

I tried hard to like this game, but where it fails horribly :
- is the insane and extremely difficult controls. I found it hard to wrap my head around the mini map and the orientation of the whole game. Plus the character is prone to getting stuck in the most awkward moments.
- extremely difficult, coupled by the fact that when you die you lose all your equipped items. So if you are fighting a challenging boss or swarms of enemy and die, you can pretty much kiss all your equipped items good bye.

I bought both Silverfall and Silverfall : Earth Awakening for less than $5, I want my $5 back.
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Jamin Hundy
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: September 6, 2015
DO NOT BUY THIS GAME!

The reviews from people who actually have this game running are mixed but after thinking "I'll give it a go." I found that the game would not run correctly and that there is no support. The website just tries to sell you stuff and looks like it was put together by a 6 year old.

Plenty of tech issues on the forums with no solutions. I personally am unable to even get the game past the menu. May as well have thrown my money in the toilet...
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Ensu
( 10.3 hrs on record )
Posted: August 30, 2015
I knew from the ratings this game was badly received and still decided to try, because I hope it was similar to the first dungeon siege game which I loved. I'm not sure why dungeon siege was so awesome (there virtually was no plot after all, it was supremely linear hack and slash and yet.... fond memories). The graphics aren't that fantastic, controls are iffy, AI is stupid, plot is, erhm, and the dialogues are horrible. If you REALLY have nothing better to do with your time, then by all means..
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dugalm
( 19.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23, 2015
I purchased both Siverfall for $5.00 on the summer sale. THis is a great deal! I hav not had any problems with the physics part; the Steam inatallation did it and the game runs quite well for me. I have a ATI Radeon graphic card. As for the game, it is a huge world and there seems to be many missions which you are free to do in the order you wish. You are also free to explore the world. I find the controls OK once you get used to it. I enjoy the many objects, treasures and monsters you find. For the price I paid, I can only recommend this game!
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Gopha Kierself
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 22, 2015
This game is a pile of ♥♥♥♥ing ♥♥♥♥.
The controls are such a ♥♥♥♥♥.
It lags like a ♥♥♥♥♥ too.
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Cracker
( 60.2 hrs on record )
Posted: February 25, 2015
While browsing the games on sale i spied this old game and decided to give it a go. After a rough start with the controls i have come to love playing it! So i would say give it a try if you want to add to your library!! There is an issue with it requiring an old version of PhysX but theres a link at the head of the forum to fix it! It basically drops a folder inside your current physx files and it plays flawlessly afterward!!
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Tamminen
( 9.0 hrs on record )
Posted: November 9, 2014
Terrible controls.
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Oberon
( 45.2 hrs on record )
Posted: October 18, 2014
Silverfall is flawed for sure but has some satisfying elements for action rpg fans. Might be tricky getting it to run but is definatly worth it on sale.

Pros:
- Characters are highly customizable with six races to choose from and a simple yet robust set of skill trees
- Neat morality system, align with nature or technology to access unique skills and equipment
- Lootfest with a pretty deep crafting system
- Attractve cell-shaded art

Cons:
- Lots of terrain issues, getting stuck on bushes, slight inclines, etc.
- Skill hotbars are counter-intuitive but can be remapped
- No UI scaling makes text difficult to read from a distance
- The map and quest log are clunky to use

Plays Like: Torchlight / Neverwinter Nights
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Dankmemesandbaddreams
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: September 21, 2014
Its not a really well done game and really boring.
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Gavener
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: September 7, 2014
So i am going threw our Supported games and checking them and playing them to see if there working well enough to use in a event for our Group, first i play them Solo awhile to get the feel then i will work on the Multiplay Feature, i will need help on some of these games which i will add a list of soon.

First up
http://store.steampowered.com/app/4420/
You need to install Silverfall as well and at lease load it once, if it keeps going to bar, you need to go into the Game folder and delete the Config for this game. Then you need

Load Steam
From the Library section, right-click on the game and select Properties from the menu.
Select the Local files tab and click the Verify integrity of game cache... button.
Steam will verify the game's files - this process may take several minutes.
Once the process is completed, the Check Window will automatically exit.
https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=2037-QEUH-3335

Then install
http://store.steampowered.com/app/4470/
Do all the same as above.

Then launch the game from FS:EA only and pick ether level 1 to enjoy the first game or level 45 to start this game. it reminds me of Titan Quest you have to have both installed but you play off off Immortal Thrones.

Pick your Race from Human, Elf, Dwarf, Troll, Goblin, Lizardman
Classes are Tree skills so it is really open to what you want Melee, Caster, Archer, Gunner etc. i went with one-handed Weapons and shield. and Dwarf. You can Gain followers threw quests events etc. i have atm a caster and a archer with me so it works i rush in do the damage they lay down covering fire and the caster is a Icemage and Healer so really good.

There is a Stash and your backpack has 4 Tabs but there named tabs, like Weapons - Armor - Items - Crafting stuff and the first two fill Quick, but you can Quick travel vie map to town. its the basic color code most games use white-yellow-blue-orange. But this game offers a really cool gear slot Backpacks-Flags-Stuff, so you can change that look a long with your gear kinda cool really, no Shoulder or Cloak slot, but maybe the backslot will have one and shoulder items are included in cheat armor.
i Put about 10 hours into this game and it is still fun to me its kinda like PoE and Torchlight had a crppy Baby but he was a ok kid. but its more Camera control than those games.

5/10 Really, it's fun but do not pay over 5$ for Both games do not buy the first one.

i have tons of Screen Shots on this game and i plan on keep on playing it.

I Do not Recommend this game because it is broken, but with this and Earth Awakening i would Recommend it, like i will on the other game.
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Penitenziagite
( 120.6 hrs on record )
Posted: August 22, 2014
It is hard to decide if this game should be recommended or not. It is basically a Dungeon Siege clone, albeit less polished. The interesting aspect is the decision between nature and technology the player has to take. Unfortunately, in the long run the whole setup gets somewhat boring and repetitive, with the game seemingly lacking some fine tuning, and the somewhat crappy inventory management being more annoying than necessary. On the plus side there is the character development/skill system.

If your main focus is on combat and leveling and gathering of the best loot, you may still want to give this a try if you've already done with Torchlight, Dungeon Siege etc. and do not mind the weaknesses of "Silverfall".
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M32James
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28, 2014
Great game, highly recommended!
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Diamond
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28, 2014
Worst game without a doubt I have ever played, very confusing, controls are bad, and the gameplay is a non-fun grindfest of boring mobs.
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gigabyte.me
( 7.1 hrs on record )
Posted: February 28, 2014
Polished visually, completely lacking in refinement. This game is ultimately a ruse. A mirage. At first glance it's beautiful. Visually, the combination of good graphics and Cel Shading is stunning. Quickly, however the true gamer realizes the actual gameplay is flawed beyond reproach. Lackluster clunky combat, an archaic quest system and VERY liminted voice acting make this game mediocre at best. A poor ecuse for an action RPG, and a poor excuse for either genre, period.

The combat barely passes as a Diablo clone. The camera options, while involved, are seemingly limited, scarring the experience at every turn. Choose one angle, you'll be doomed to limited view, choose another, you'll be thrust into a pseudo-3d world. Any camera you choose limits the experience.

Couple this with repetetive combat and repetetive gameplay. I.E. NO puzzle solving, no clickable objects. Basically, you kill, kill kill, LEVEL up, add stats,. collect loot, KILL some more repeat.

There are some notable points of interest. They have graciously added in their desperate quest to copy Diablo, more options for loot...you can get yellow, green, blue white AND artifact (brown and rarest) loot types. Beyond this, Silverfall is a hack and slash nightmare...it will remind you of all the cliches of a game of this genre, while satisfying next to none of those expectations.

Expect the expected with Silverfall. Expect the predictable. Barely worth the price of admission.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 180 days
2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 26
So much hassle getting this thing to run and then realising it wasnt as good as I thought it was.

6/10
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
55 of 63 people (87%) found this review helpful
Recommended
51.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2013
An amazing RPG. A few glitches that i've encountered : the teleport system being unstable and while teleporting to a specific location you can wake up in a totally different place, also there are some map glithes when enemies, your companions or even you can get stuck in certain spots being unable to move, though this can be fixed just with restarting the game. Despite of this insignifiant "problems" i found this game to be extremely entertaining. A lot of quest to be done, a wide variety of items, a lot of companions to choose from, who help you in your journey and in the meantime by the answers you give them to their question you can influence the attitude they will have towards you, if your companion is a woman you can even get her in love with you. It is pretty important in Silverfall that you chose right from the start if you want to go the technology or the nature path. If you do quests of the opposing faction you lose points with yours and that means you can't use your best armor and maybe even some skills anymore. So, before starting playing the game i would recommend finding some external info about the quest for each side. to keep track of what you should and shouldn't do. I had a great time playing it, and now i'm looking foward to Earth Awakening expansion.
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43 of 50 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
120.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 22, 2014
It is hard to decide if this game should be recommended or not. It is basically a Dungeon Siege clone, albeit less polished. The interesting aspect is the decision between nature and technology the player has to take. Unfortunately, in the long run the whole setup gets somewhat boring and repetitive, with the game seemingly lacking some fine tuning, and the somewhat crappy inventory management being more annoying than necessary. On the plus side there is the character development/skill system.

If your main focus is on combat and leveling and gathering of the best loot, you may still want to give this a try if you've already done with Torchlight, Dungeon Siege etc. and do not mind the weaknesses of "Silverfall".
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17 of 19 people (89%) found this review helpful
Recommended
45.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 18, 2014
Silverfall is flawed for sure but has some satisfying elements for action rpg fans. Might be tricky getting it to run but is definatly worth it on sale.

Pros:
- Characters are highly customizable with six races to choose from and a simple yet robust set of skill trees
- Neat morality system, align with nature or technology to access unique skills and equipment
- Lootfest with a pretty deep crafting system
- Attractve cell-shaded art

Cons:
- Lots of terrain issues, getting stuck on bushes, slight inclines, etc.
- Skill hotbars are counter-intuitive but can be remapped
- No UI scaling makes text difficult to read from a distance
- The map and quest log are clunky to use

Plays Like: Torchlight / Neverwinter Nights
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
21.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 12, 2013
I wouldn't recommend this game at full price. I picked it up for less than $4, and it is totally worth it. You can easily get in 20 hours of enjoyable gameplay solo. The skill master rapidly drains your money if you don't plan out your characters, but I just started new if I didn't like a character by level 15. If you have a lan connection for multiplayer, then I'd say you will triple your game time. The controls can be difficult to work with, but targeting is simple, and hotkeys will allow you to organize what is important to your character. It also has some minor glitches with movement and occassionally leveling. Typos are abundant, but all in all it is an endearing little game.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 6, 2015
DO NOT BUY THIS GAME!

The reviews from people who actually have this game running are mixed but after thinking "I'll give it a go." I found that the game would not run correctly and that there is no support. The website just tries to sell you stuff and looks like it was put together by a 6 year old.

Plenty of tech issues on the forums with no solutions. I personally am unable to even get the game past the menu. May as well have thrown my money in the toilet...
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 8, 2015
DO NOT BUY !!!!!!!

I really like the premise, for me Silverfall falls under the hack/slash rpg genre; it has character creation (female/male), ability to upgrade your character as you choose, armour/weapons choices.

I tried hard to like this game, but where it fails horribly :
- is the insane and extremely difficult controls. I found it hard to wrap my head around the mini map and the orientation of the whole game. Plus the character is prone to getting stuck in the most awkward moments.
- extremely difficult, coupled by the fact that when you die you lose all your equipped items. So if you are fighting a challenging boss or swarms of enemy and die, you can pretty much kiss all your equipped items good bye.

I bought both Silverfall and Silverfall : Earth Awakening for less than $5, I want my $5 back.
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 11, 2012
Silverfalll, developed by Monte Cristo delivers an average action RPG experience. To it's credit it includes a wide variety of items, interesting stylized graphics, as well as complex crafting and skill trees. Unfortunately, at high widescreen resolutions, the onscreen text and menus are incredibly small making it difficult and tedious to read quests and navigate the various character screens. In addition, the camera control, while allowing 360 degree movement, is not automatically tethered to the orientation of the mini-map, making simple navigation a chore. Lastly, the actual action can grow a little dull, as melee characters in particular need only select a target and sit back while the ai and pc automatically duke it out. Despite these deficiencies, Silverfall is certainly a solid addition to any RPG library.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 30, 2015
I knew from the ratings this game was badly received and still decided to try, because I hope it was similar to the first dungeon siege game which I loved. I'm not sure why dungeon siege was so awesome (there virtually was no plot after all, it was supremely linear hack and slash and yet.... fond memories). The graphics aren't that fantastic, controls are iffy, AI is stupid, plot is, erhm, and the dialogues are horrible. If you REALLY have nothing better to do with your time, then by all means..
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2013
ok so i have only played a couple of hours but this game is fantastic.can be quite difficult at the beginning once you get the tutorial out of the way.if you go to wrong area or come across the wrong mob in this game your dead.but it has great character development and looks great for its age and is extremly fun to play..highly recommended if your an action rpg fan.
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6 of 11 people (55%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 15, 2015
i played for about half an hour- i never killed anything, i never found anything TO kill. i just tried moving around on the screen looking for something to do which was a nightmarish chore. then i uninstalled it and am telling you not to make my mistake. DO NOT EVER BUY THIS GAME. Even if you have the time and the money to waste-waste it on something else. anything else
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10 of 20 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 28, 2014
I want to like this... I love action RPGs. But this game is just beyond punishing. You qute literally die every 2 minutes. The click detection is appalling as well. It's built like an MMO, but plays like a single player game and unfortunately makes the worst of both worlds (enemies that are all back when you reload is a prime example. Makes for a LOT of grinding). I also have the PSP version and to be honest, it's the better of the 2.
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4 of 8 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 28, 2014
Polished visually, completely lacking in refinement. This game is ultimately a ruse. A mirage. At first glance it's beautiful. Visually, the combination of good graphics and Cel Shading is stunning. Quickly, however the true gamer realizes the actual gameplay is flawed beyond reproach. Lackluster clunky combat, an archaic quest system and VERY liminted voice acting make this game mediocre at best. A poor ecuse for an action RPG, and a poor excuse for either genre, period.

The combat barely passes as a Diablo clone. The camera options, while involved, are seemingly limited, scarring the experience at every turn. Choose one angle, you'll be doomed to limited view, choose another, you'll be thrust into a pseudo-3d world. Any camera you choose limits the experience.

Couple this with repetetive combat and repetetive gameplay. I.E. NO puzzle solving, no clickable objects. Basically, you kill, kill kill, LEVEL up, add stats,. collect loot, KILL some more repeat.

There are some notable points of interest. They have graciously added in their desperate quest to copy Diablo, more options for loot...you can get yellow, green, blue white AND artifact (brown and rarest) loot types. Beyond this, Silverfall is a hack and slash nightmare...it will remind you of all the cliches of a game of this genre, while satisfying next to none of those expectations.

Expect the expected with Silverfall. Expect the predictable. Barely worth the price of admission.
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2015
Very disappointing that this can't be played on today's computers. The resolution and graphics are all screwed up in Windows 7 64bit on 1600x900 monitor.

Don't waste your time or money on Silverfall: Earth Awakening either.
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7 of 16 people (44%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
14.9 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: January 10, 2011
Official Multiplayer Servers seems to be permanently down, seems also that you'll not find support form producers, so this game isn't what it is promised to be. So if you search something like a multiplaying based on servers I suggest you to get something different (I would point to Titan Quest).
That's a shame because multiplaying would have been great in this game.
There are also other bothering problems that you can ignore, like getting stuck in simple little rocks or can't jump down from little heights or graphic that "is not the best". You still can use Lan multiplay, but you have to find someone every time, which isn't so simple.
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5 of 12 people (42%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 11, 2013
Greatly underrated game. Try it! If you RPG-fan you won't be disappointed!
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3 of 9 people (33%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 24, 2011
Fun light RPG, reminds me of WoW. Looks like it was an attempt and an MMO then cut back to be SP/Lan only.
Shame it's incredibly buggy. My giant character was too big to actually leave the starting city. Also, co-op MP doesn't work AT ALL.
If it weren't for the bugs, I'd say sure. But unfortunately, it's a no.
Thanks guys... thuys...
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0 of 3 people (0%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: December 22, 2010
This game is ♥♥♥♥ing terrible. Don't think the way I did, "Oh ♥♥♥♥ I'm bored... hey look a cheap rpg... might be fun." NOPE... not fun... not good... full of bugs and ♥♥♥♥ing horrible.
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8 of 20 people (40%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: December 20, 2013
UInfinished game plain and simple. I instantly regretted buying this game and the expansion which also felt 1/4th baked. Everything about the game feels like a beta. The graphics are wonky and often buggy, the art feels unfinished. The Sound is acceptable, but nothing near great. Game play is a mindless slog of one kill after another of pretty generic feeling monsters. The story is hardly even there and when it is, it's mind numbing. All the magic feels rather similar or like it just doesn't work. The AI is extremely basic. The Multiplayer has been broken since the game's inception. DO NOT BUY THIS GAME. If you like Diablo style games, I would highly recommend Path Of Exile. It is free and 10x more enjoyable that this game :]
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7 of 20 people (35%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.3 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: December 28, 2013
Do a Google search on "The Shaggs" and watch one of their videos. If you enjoyed that, you will probably love this game.
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