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Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark

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Linux
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2.9
Macintosh
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5.0
Windows
83
4.0
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Description

The second expansion to Neverwinter Nights, Hordes of the Underdark takes you beneath Waterdeep into Undermountain. Undermountain has been contained beneath Waterdeep ever since it was created, but the creator has disappeared and the monsters are fighting for supremacy as well as coming out into Waterdeep.

But that's not the worst of it. The Dark Elves are attacking in stealth. These Drow are killing off various wealthy and powerful people in Waterdeep as they sleep. Waterdeep cannot handle all these problems alone and so they put out a call for adventurers.

After having saved Neverwinter and completing your journey in Shadows of Undrentide, the people of Waterdeep know of you and wish to have you join in the defense of the city. But a defense is not enough... you will have to go down into Undermountain, down to do battle with the Hordes of the Underdark!

The expansion brings you 16 new creatures, 4 new tilesets, 6 new prestige classes, over 50 new feats, over 40 new spells, new music and voices, new functionality in the toolset, 20+ hours of gameplay in the main campaign, and characters can now reach level 40.

Screenshots

Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark Windows Our first meeting with Aghaaz, a fearsome Golem, is cordial
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark Windows Your main quest in Chapter 1 is to free the mad wizard Halaster Blackcloak. But which one?
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark Windows My female character in all her glory. To her left is my companion Deekin (kobold). On the right is the "Reaper".
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark Windows One of the many puzzles in the Underdark

Alternate Titles

  • "絕冬城之夜之黯影謎咒" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "无冬之夜:幽城魔影" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "NWN: Hordes of the Underdark" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Neverwinter Nights: Orde dal Sottosuolo" -- Italian title
  • "Neverwinter Nights: Las Hordas de la Infraoscuridad" -- Spanish title
  • "Neverwinter Nights: Die Horden des Unterreichs" -- German title

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User Reviews

An impressive finale to the Neverwinter Nights saga Windows Alyassus Honeste (139)

The Press Says

Quandary Windows Feb, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Feb, 2004 87 out of 100 87
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Sep 14, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Shark Windows Jan 02, 2004 B+ 83
Withingames Windows Jan 18, 2004 4 out of 5 80
Game Captain Windows Apr 05, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Joystick (French) Windows Apr, 2004 8 out of 10 80
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Nov 11, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Jan 11, 2004 77 out of 100 77
Netjak Windows Feb 08, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75

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