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Rise of the Triad: Dark War (DOS)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
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76
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3.7
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Written by  :  Tomer Gabel (4388)
Written on  :  Nov 14, 1999
Platform  :  DOS
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Summary

Awesome, awesome and awesome again.

The Good

One of my favorite first person shooters, Rise of the Triad went somewhat unnoticed in the gaming community, despite having a better engine than Doom (faster and looks better) and excellent gameplay.

The 3D engine is fast and fluid and looks very good, especially when compared with other so-called 2.5D games. The sound effects are well rounded and the gameplay is simply fun, fun, fun.

Not to mention the ingenius God- and Dog-modes, the awesome weaponry and seemingly infinite gameplay.

All and all, this is a great game.

The Bad

It may not be the best game on Earth, but it's damn near flawless.

The Bottom Line

A great first person shooter you shouldn't miss.