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March 10th, 2018, 21:24
Arx Fatalis was retrospectively reviewed by Ludo Lense.

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A review/critique/look at of one of my childhood favorites, Arx Fatalis.

A shamefully forgotten Immersive Sim by Arkane Studios.
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March 11th, 2018, 02:50
Tried to get into this several times, but combat is just too poor even for it's time. Shame.
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March 11th, 2018, 09:29
They have never put out a bad game, and their level design is some of the best in the business.
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March 11th, 2018, 13:27
Wonderful game. Finished it three times with all class builds. Still hoping that Underworld Ascendant will inspire the return of this genre and setting with a vengeance. That said, I didn't complete my Arx Libertatis run I started last year - need to get back to it some time. Always nice to read about this game and reflect on it.
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March 11th, 2018, 18:02
This was a great game… remains one of my favourites.
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This was a great game… remains one of my favourites.
Mine too. I wish they would make another one.
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March 11th, 2018, 19:35
This was an interesting but hard game. Could use a graphic upgrade these days.
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Mine too. I wish they would make another one.
That would be cool. I used to wish that years ago but a lot of time has passed. Doesn't seem likely now.
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March 11th, 2018, 23:59
I still don’t know what that damn ogre wants for a present
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March 12th, 2018, 00:26
A sequel with VR support (drawing the runes in the air instead of with a mouse) would be the kind of thing which would make me get a VR headset.
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March 12th, 2018, 11:15
@ Todd: You're talking about the quest for Greu, the friendly troll? I remember it's a picture book of the outside world. You have to go to the Castle library to get it after talking to his mate for the tip (can't remember his name, but I remember that he's a goblin. )
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March 12th, 2018, 19:55
I loved this the first time I played it, less so the second and have never really wanted to try a third. I did enjoy back-pedalling madly trying to casts spells….
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