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Kartia: The Word of Fate (PlayStation)

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MobyRank
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Category Description MobyScore
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 4.5
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.5
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.3
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.5
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 4.3
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 4.3


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83
RPGFan
Kartia: The Word of Fate is a new Strategy/Simulation RPG from Atlus. A collaboration between Cozi Okada, the creator of Persona, Soul Hackers, and the Megami Tensei series in Japan, and Amano Yoshitaka, the character designer most noted for his work on Final Fantasy VI (III in the United States). The combination of wonderful character designs and fun yet complex gameplay make for a unique strategy game with a style all its own.
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Netjak
With its two separate quests comprising a thirty-five hour story, Kartia is worth almost any price. I have a few problems with its setup and thus, only gave it an eight out of ten score. Of course, they are not game-ruining issues, and Kartia is definitely worth the used price it is at now. I recommend this to any and all SRPG fans.
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IGN
Overall, Kartia may not be an incredibly long lasting title with countless hours of replay value, but it does show that there are more companies out there with the vision and talent to pull off a solid and involving strategy RPG. If you're a strategy junkie or a fan of FFTactics and Tactics Ogre, this game is definitely up your alley and won't disappoint.
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Super Play
Det absolut bästa med Legend of Kartia är tvåspelarmöjligheten. Med hjälp av minneskortet kan två vänner låta sina favoritkaraktärer slåss mot varandra i olika scenarier, byta magiska klenoder och se vem som är bäst. På det här området tokdominerar verkligen spelet och det levererar någonting helt nytt och mycket underhållande.
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GameSpot
Originally titled Rebus (in Japan), the newly renamed Kartia refers to the card-based magic the game centers on. Similar in style to Tactics Ogre, Kartia is mainly a strategy game with a unique twist. Instead of concentrating so heavily on the tactical aspects of the game, Kartia focuses on creating phantoms, which are creatures that enter into battle with you. You can also use all sorts of elemental magic based on Kartia as well. During the game you will have the chance to create weapons and new kinds of phantoms. The variety found in Kartia is refreshing and the innovations abound.
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RPGamer
All in all, Kartia is a very unique title which is easily overlooked. However, between the extremely unique mechanics, and excellent plot, it's well worth tracking down. Even after finishing the game, there are a fair number of two player scenarios to keep players entertained long after.
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Power Unlimited
Op een of andere manier lackt het bij RPG-producenten altijd een beetje aan creatieve inslag. Zo lijken de storylines vaak nog meer op elkaar dan een ééneiige tweeling en een beetje originele titel verzinnen is er ook niet echt bij. Zo ook bij deze nieuwe RPG van Atlus Software, die het 'Legend of ...'-principe weer eens van stal heeft gehaald. Verder is het een redelijke game met een leuke verhaallijn en de gebruikelijke graphics en geluid. Ietsje te makkelijk, dus vrij snel uit te spelen, waarna het spel hoogstwaarschijnlijk nog voor eens en altijd in de kast verdwijnt.
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Retroage
Otrzymaliśmy przeciętniaka, który na dobre zamieszkał w sferze niskobudżetowej. Jeśli kiedyś natraficie na Legend of Kartia w niskiej cenie i lubicie taktyczne RPG, pomimo że nie bardzo potraficie w nie grać – można się zainteresować. Kto wie, może jeśli dacie radę przemęczyć pierwsze 12 z 18 dostępnych rozdziałów to wam się spodoba? W pozostałych przypadkach radziłbym traktować z dużą nieufnością, zwłaszcza jeśli jest to wasza pierwsza gra tego typu. Hardkorzy – unikać jak ognia.