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14 years behind its time

Advantages: Nice graphics
Disadvantages: Pathetic gameplay, feeble plot

...This game is proof that what worked for computer games in the 1980s isn't always a good thing today. If it wasn't for the graphics (which are admittedly very pretty), Pool of Radiance 2 could have been released in 1988 along with the original, so complete ...

ironfrost 28.08.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Pool of Radiance: Ruins of Myth Drannor (PC)

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Good, but buggy

Advantages: D&D rules. Turn based RPG
Disadvantages: Has some bad bugs

Overview: Pool of Radiance is a thrid-person, party based RPG, set in the long established Forgotten Realms world. The story is simple. The Pool, located in Myth Drannor, has reawkaned and it's spreading its evil influence over the surrounding areas. T ...

Dashjianta 06.03.2002 · Read full review
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More Anarchy than Online

Advantages: Innovative mission system; beautiful graphics; great character customization
Disadvantages: Still full of bugs; serious lag problems in populated areas

...There is no doubt that there is some serious work to be done before Anarchy Online fulfills its potential of being an EverQuest-killer. But it will become just that. From the first moments of play, AO is a unique science-fiction experience. You’re a n ...

SirLink 13.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Anarchy online (PC)

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3 Years on

Advantages: Community spirit, friendly, fun, exciting, enjoyable
Disadvantages: Cant play offline, can get difficult

This game has developed substantially since its launce 3 years ago and has now just celebrated its 3 year anniversary. It has always provided new gameplay with addons such as The Notum Wars, which allows players to battle eachother over terretory, and sh ...

Harondor 29.06.2004 · Read full review
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A great concept, which failed in execution

Advantages: Sci Fi, Gorgeous Graphics
Disadvantages: see opinion for the full list

well I actually started playing anarchy before it was launched in the UK, the American players had struggled with bugs, Lag and a lack of the promised evolving story. the petition system ( the method by which players raise problems with the support sta ...

Venorik 05.02.2003 · Read full review
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