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SummaryEasily one of the most difficult games of the 90's.
The GoodThere's not much doubt about the fact that the 7th incarnation of Wizardry is a deep and complex role playing game. If you love detailed character generation and management, as I do, you've found your ideal game. In which other RPG are your heroes allowed -- and actually have to! -- change their profession in mid-game? There's plenty of skills to master, a lot of spells to learn. Your choice of characters influences the game much -- this meaning, above all, your chance of surviving even the first few steps.
The BadMaybe I'm one of those guys who tire soon, who lack patience. But I've tried -- I've TRIED! -- to make progress in this game. I've trained my heroes. I've fought thousands of battles. I've tried and died, tried and died until I finally finished a quest. I've played Wizardry 7 more than once. But on some point, sooner or later, I've always given up. I cannot recall another game which frustrated me more, confronted me with impossible battles all the time and made each situation as difficult as possible; like an oyster that desperatly tries not to be broken open. Did anyone out there finish Wizardry 7 without cheating? He's earned my respect.