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Age of Wonders (Windows)

79
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.9
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

AI
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
3.5
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.1
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
4.0
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.0
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.8
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.9
Overall MobyScore (58 votes)3.9


User Reviews

Age of Wonders is a good concept for a game, but aside from some good elements, it is a bad implementation of those ideas. Droog (461) 3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars
Warlords 3.9 meets Master of Magic - what could be better? Jean-Paul Cardinal (16) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Heroes of Might & Magic meets Master of Magic - and doesn't quite live up to the names. Tomer Gabel (4380) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars
Not only does it match HoMM and MoM, it surpasses them. atrahasis (127) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
AoW sets the standard for future fantasy TBS-games. Grov (646) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
This game reminds me of Master of Magic without the replay value. Jeff Watts (21) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars