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Pagan: Ultima VIII (DOS)

Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (93 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 89 3.8
      Acting 3.8
      Gameplay 3.3
      Graphics 4.3
      Personal Slant 3.7
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 3.9
PC-98 4 4.8
      Acting 4.8
      Gameplay 4.8
      Graphics 4.8
      Personal Slant 4.8
      Sound / Music 4.8
      Story / Presentation 4.8

User Reviews

Meet the action RPG colossus of its era Cor 13 (174226) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
Welcome to the dark and dangerous world of Pagan Chris Wright (102) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Indra is stressed (20013) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
Hard to get past the short-comings but ultimately immersive and rewarding... Tibes80 (1495) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
The Avatar loses his virtues as he goes the route of action hero. Ray Soderlund (3497) 2.67 Stars2.67 Stars2.67 Stars2.67 Stars2.67 Stars
Umm... ah... well... Vance (98) unrated
Not very Ultima, but still a great game WWWWolf (422) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars
Good Sequel, The last good Ultima... Paolo Cumin (14) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars
A big stretch, and a big departure from the previous Ultimas. Mirrorshades2k (273) unrated