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From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Fri Nov 27, 2009 7:02 am

What's your favourite Dungeons & Dragons videogame?
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by felgekarp » Fri Nov 27, 2009 7:11 am

I've never had any interest in these games but I've spent a good few hours on Dungeons & Dragons Online.
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Post by SirClive » Fri Nov 27, 2009 7:16 am

That arcade one that was very similar to Golden Axe was quite nice I suppose.
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Post by merman » Fri Nov 27, 2009 7:35 am

Curse of the Azure Bonds, one of the SSI "Gold Box" games based on AD&D Forgotten Realms... a deep, involving storyline (a team of adventurers attacked and knocked out wake up with strange blue tattoos on their arms, which can control them) and some fantastic static artwork. It also came with the "Adventurer's Journal" - at points in the game you would be referred to a journal entry, which gave you more background detail on what was happening. At six disks for the C64 version, it was epic in scale.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by thevulture » Fri Nov 27, 2009 7:38 am

Spent a lot of time on:

Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara on MAME.

Other than that? My run-In`s with games based on D+D have been awful:

Heroes Of The Lance on C64.

Dungeons And Dragons:Tactics PSP.


As for the rest? Well the games just seemed a little too....Harcore (Dare i say that?) for my tastes. :wink:

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Blumf » Fri Nov 27, 2009 7:48 am

Currently playing Pools of Radiance via the PSPVice C64 emulator on the PSP and enjoying it, even with the virtual disk swapping.

Strangely enough even though I'm a big fan of the paper and dice version of D&D, playing it every week, I don't often play D&D computer games. They just ain't the same. :)
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Mayhem » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:35 am

Death Knights of Krynn, probably the pinnacle of the gold box SSI releases on the C64. Solid engine, smart loading scheme, involving plotline, and a fair few surprises along the way. No wonder I played through it a fair few times to uncover all it had to offer.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by The Loafer » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:53 am

Well, I know I'm going to be quite in the minority here, but the first AD&D game I really liked was Slayer on the 3DO, probably because it was the first (I think) to put the game into a 3d environment.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Scapegoat » Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:37 am

While I liked the gold box games, especially the Krynn series, and the beholder games it wasn't until Planescape: Torment that I felt totally immersed in a D&D game. It still has one of the best scripts I've ever come across and I just loved playing it again recently.
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Post by Smurph » Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:14 pm

Easily Shadow Over Mystara, although it took me bloody ages to get any good at selecting items and magic. Very complicated for what is essentially Golden Axe with bells.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by ipmarks » Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:21 pm

What's the one on the Intellivision... Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, something or other... I remember playing that at a friends house as a child. Quite enjoyed it at the time, and played it quite a bit. Can't remember much about it now.

Don't really like Dungeons and Dragons as such, but is Baldur's Gate D&D, I quite enjoyed that... if it isn't D&D then I apologise for mentioning it.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Kilb » Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:24 pm

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by Denny Haynes » Sat Nov 28, 2009 5:13 am

Has to be Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara at the arcade, superb gameplay and very adictive, oh and it's a pocket vampire where money is concerned :mrgreen: .

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by lanky316 » Sat Nov 28, 2009 8:52 am

I always loved Warriors of the Eternal Sun. Often see it forgotten. D&D online, could have been so much more but was a nice little MMORPG.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 72

Post by FatTrucker » Sat Nov 28, 2009 4:06 pm

Baldurs Gate 2.
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