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Hammer of the Gods (DOS)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

An old,intelligent game,unlike today's lucian (37) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 4.0
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.2
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.7
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.3
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.8
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.4
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 3.8
Overall MobyScore (10 votes) 3.5

The Press Says

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Coming Soon Magazine
Hammer of the Gods is first of all, a strategy game. It might be too simple and too repetitive for hard core strategy gamers but it will surely appeal to all the gamers with quality of SVGA graphics and remarkable CD music.
Joystick (French)
HOG est un bon jeu de conquête/stratégie. L'univers des Vikings, le SVGA et les combats en manuel sont des atouts de poids en faveur de ce challenger de l'inégalable Warlords 2.
PC Gamer
Vikings, this is your game. If the whole Nordic thing turns you off, you probably won't get it. A fresh and original concept, realized with energy and zest. The whole is decidedly better than its parts.
PC Player (Germany)
Mir gefällt Hammer Of The Gods vor allem aufgrund seiner einfachen Bedienung und des überschaubaren Spielablaufs. Dadurch ist es ein ideales Eroberungspiel der Abteilung »leicht zugänglich« mit Option auf eine nette Multi-Player-Gaudi. Kopplungs-Möglichkeiten für zwei PCs sind serienmäßig enthalten, aber ein Rechner tut‘s auch.
Computer Gaming World (CGW)
This aside, HAMMER OF THE GODS is a light, enjoyable strategy game that will appeal more to newcomers or casual gamers far more than it will with the hard-core types. And while this has become a pretty generic euphemism for a weak game, this is not quite the case here. In the quest for the mythic “Introductory Strategy Game,” I believe this game is a contender for the title. Seasoned players looking with a hard eye will find all sorts of little weaknesses in the game, and unless you play it fairly cutthroat with your friends, it isn't going to strain your tactical skills.
PC Games (Germany)
Genauso wie heutzutage schwedische Popgruppen die internationalen Charts erobern, starteten die Wikinger bereits vor mehreren Jahrhunderten ihren Beutezug durch Europa. Dieses illustre Völkchen darf sich nun in einem Strategiespiel von New World Computing Nächte und Schwerter um die Ohren hauen.
Power Play
Im großen und ganzen ist Hammer of Gods ein recht kurzweiliges Spiel. Wer aber die Wahl hat, sollte zu Masters of Magic greifen.
High Score
Holistic Design hade kunnat göra ett alldeles utmärkt jobb med detta spel. Jag vill inte kritisera Hammer of the Gods för att det gjorts till ett slags fantasispel. Det är en rent personlig åsikt. Men just stridssekvenserna drar ner betyget från mycket bra till medelmåttigt.