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Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire (DOS)

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Written by  :  SebastianLi (46)
Written on  :  Apr 12, 2000
Platform  :  DOS
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Summary

The best of all the Quest for Glory series

The Good

Incredible graphics for its time, great story line, exciting battles, no obscure puzzle solving made this the best of its series. The game was also way longer than the way too short So You Want to Be a Hero and Wages of War, had a better setting (Arabia) and characters than the fourth game (which also got way too serious) and was just downright better than the fifth one. I never ever forgot Ad Advis, the sexy moneychanger, the Erasmus and Fenris references in WIZ, and the lovable Katta.

The Bad

When you got really good at throwing, throwing dirt at a brigand just about killed him instantly.

The Bottom Line

Computer role-playing at its finest.