DescriptionThe tenth installment of Might and Magic series, Legacy is a tribute to its older episodes (from 1 to 5), and is particularly similar to World of Xeen games. While Legacy is set in the world of Ashan, which is the same we've seen in Might and Magic: Heroes VI, the action takes place in an unexplored area: the Agyn Peninsula, a few years after the events depicted in Might and Magic: Heroes VI. The Colony of Agyn, once a proud member of the Holy Falcon Empire, is now considering secession. You play a group of four adventurers starting in the city of Sorpigal. The adventurers are there to fulfill the last will of their defunct mentor: bring back his ashes to the temple of his birth city.
In the tradition of the older episodes Legacy features grid-based movement and turn-based combat. The graphics however are more modern, and many elements from the late episodes such as the skill system are present. The characters can be user-defined (you can choose from four races, three classes per race), randomly generated, or you can use the default predefined group.
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The Press Says
|Game Informer Magazine||Jan 23, 2014||8.25 out of 10||82|
|Joystiq||Jan 24, 2014||80|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Jan 24, 2014||15 out of 20||75|
|PC Gamer||Jan 23, 2014||73 out of 100||73|
|IGN Germany||Jan 27, 2014||7.1 out of 10||71|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Feb 07, 2014||60 out of 100||60|
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References and Easter Eggs
- The logo of New World Computing can be spotted on the book the narrator is reading during the introduction movie.
- The game begins in a small town called Sorpigal-by-the-Sea. Might & Magic I started in a town called Sorpigal, while Might & Magic VI started in New Sorpigal.
- It is possible to find poems that make reference to the previous nine games in the series. The poems are written by a "Lord Caneghem", which is of course a nod to Might & Magic creator Jon van Caneghem.
- In the house of Edwin the astronomer in Seahaven, it is possible to see a drawing of the Isles of Terra.
- The character Jassad you meet in Sorpigal-by-the-Sea originally appeared in the Might & Magic novels (The Dreamwright and The Shadowsmith) written by Geary Gravel in 1995.