Barbarian (DOS)

Genre
Perspective
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Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.2
User Score
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

Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.1
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
3.5
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
3.1
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.1
Overall User Score (86 votes)3.2

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 31 3.2
      Gameplay 2.9
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 3.0
Amiga 16 2.9
      Gameplay 2.7
      Graphics 3.4
      Personal Slant 2.6
      Sound / Music 2.9
Amstrad CPC 6 3.8
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.7
      Sound / Music 3.8
Atari ST 10 2.8
      Gameplay 2.5
      Graphics 3.3
      Personal Slant 2.4
      Sound / Music 2.8
Commodore 64 11 3.3
      Gameplay 3.5
      Graphics 3.3
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 3.3
iPad 1 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
iPhone 1 5.0
      Gameplay 5.0
      Graphics 5.0
      Personal Slant 5.0
      Sound / Music 5.0
MSX 4 3.5
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.5
ZX Spectrum 6 3.5
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.4
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.4


User Reviews

Nostalgia, but not much else. Terry Callahan (67) 2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars
An idiotic control system. Trixter (8712) 1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars
Genuinely fantastic.. if you play it while on acid. mobster_lobster (20) unrated
I am astonished and amazed at this game's poor treatment Alex Man (32) unrated
It really sucks. Tomer Gabel (4361) 1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars