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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.

Screenshots

Hexplore Windows Main menu
Hexplore Windows Maps are isometric and voxel-made, too.
Hexplore Windows Bedouin camp
Hexplore Windows Troon's cemetery

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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

PC Jeux May, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Power Play May, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Gaming Entertainment Monthly Jun, 1998 81 out of 100 81
PC Action May 20, 1998 81 out of 100 81
PC Joker Jun, 1998 80 out of 100 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 1998 78 out of 100 78
Gamesmania 1998 75 out of 100 75
Level Feb, 1999 73 out of 100 73
Game industry News (GiN) 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Game Over Online Jun 15, 1998 70 out of 100 70

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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 (4242) added Hexplore (Windows) on Feb 08, 2001