User review spotlight: Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (DOS)

Quest for Glory: Shadows of Darkness (DOS)

80
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
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

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
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
4.0
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
4.1
Overall MobyScore (166 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 97 4.0
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 4.1
Windows 3.x 69 3.8
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.8
      Story / Presentation 4.1


User Reviews

Brooding triumph אולג 小奥 (171551) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
Definitely the best of the entire "Quest for Glory" series... Mr. Me (36) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars
The best blend of gothic horror and comedy for the PC back then.. or until now??? Frankenfed (33) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Best of the QfG series Boris Stovich (29) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Sierra really snatched defeat from the clutches of victory, didn't they? Eurythmic (2584) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars
The darkest game in the Qfg series Colonel Olrik (8) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
Not as great as the second one, but way better than the first and the third. SebastianLi (46) unrated