Quest for Glory 1 Review

The third game I’ll review is fairly different from the first two. While Champions of Krynn was a classic Gold Box AD&D game and Saga Frontier was an open world classless JRPG, this game is something quite different. Quest for Glory 1 is an adventure-RPG hybrid that takes the adventure game elements of the King’s Quest series and marries them to a custom CRPG system. It was originally pitched to Sierra executives as a rich, narrative-driven role-playing experience by Lori Cole. Quest for Glory holds a special place in my heart due to its offbeat humour, the flexibility of its […]

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Champions of Krynn Review

Champions of Krynn Review Why is this the first game to be reviewed? Champions of Krynn has a special place in my heart. This is the first crpg game I ever played. To learn more about the game go to Moby Games for screen shots and a more in-depth description or view the faq on GameFAQs to learn more about the game mechanics. Or you can view this Let’s Play by aulddragon to see the game in action. Box Front   Box Back Before I begin I should probably remind you of my crpg game review criteria, which explains my […]

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How I Review CRPGs – My Methodology & Rating System

Before I put the time into designing a game I want to have a clear set of rules or guidelines I can use to see if the game design will live up to my expectations. I intend to use this system to review a number of games so I can extract design best principles from them. Some of My Favourite Role Playing Games The best way to start this process was for me to think what my favourite games were before deciding why they were my favourites. Western RPGs My favourite games tend to be western-style CRPGs that are computer […]

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