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Hexplore (Windows)

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Description

The events of Hexplore take place during the Crusades, ca. 1000 AD, portraying an alternate reality where magic and monsters exist. Players take the role of MacBride, an adventurer who wanders in the Middle East and decides to track down a black wizard called Garkham, who supposedly possesses a magical book that may open the path to the Garden of Eden.

The game incorporates role-playing and puzzle-solving elements. Up to three other characters can join MacBride on his quest, which can be recruited in various populated places. All the characters belong to either of the three available classes: archer, warrior, or sorcerer, each with their own combat-related and field abilities. Combat takes place in real time. Manipulation and advancement of the characters are needed to progress through the multiple levels of countryside, caves, snowlands and rocky wastelands. The game utilizes a voxel-based engine and is seen from an isometric perspective. Cooperative multiplayer mode (up to four players) is available as well.

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Hexplore Windows Some caves can be quite labyrinthine.
Hexplore Windows Our first companion, the archer. The dialogues are non interactive, speech is accompanied by subtitles.
Hexplore Windows Main menu
Hexplore Windows (intro) The fabled book of Hexplore.

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User Reviews

Simple addictive fun - more platform game than RPG Steve Hall (322) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars

The Press Says

Power Play May, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Jeux May, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Power Unlimited Jun, 1998 8.1 out of 10 81
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 1998 79 out of 100 79
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 1998 78 out of 100 78
PC Player (Germany) May, 1998 73 out of 100 73
PC Games (Germany) Jun 03, 1998 71 out of 100 71
GameSpot Oct 04, 1998 6.9 out of 10 69
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Sep 28, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Computer Games Magazine Oct 02, 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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For us who want to play this game again!! 7 Narretz (1)
Feb 18, 2008

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Kic'N (4240) added Hexplore (Windows) on Feb 08, 2001