DescriptionVandal Hearts is a turn-based strategy RPG. It follows a fixed plot-line with set battles, focusing more on strategic elements than adventure elements.
The combat takes place in a series 3D grid based maps and each character in the party has a certain amount of movements they can perform each turn. As the game progresses, other characters join and leave the party and as they increase in level they can progress along different paths of development. Between each battle there is a cut scene that develops the plot using the same 3D engine as the combat (and often the same areas).
In between battles you have the opportunity to talk to people in cities as well as purchase different equipment for the up coming battles.
Part of the Following Groups
|Medieval fantasy at its best.||DarkDove (64)|
|Good strategy game that keeps you coming back for more.||cimerians (48)|
The Press Says
|The Video Game Critic||Jul 15, 1999||A+||100|
|Game Revolution||Apr, 1997||A-||91|
|Netjak||Oct 04, 2002||9.1 out of 10||91|
|Legendra||Jan 05, 2010||90|
|RPGFan||Nov 20, 1998||82 out of 100||82|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Oct 16, 2005||8 out of 10||80|
|IGN||Apr 09, 1997||8 out of 10||80|
|Edge||Jun, 1997||8 out of 10||80|
|Game Critics||Jan 07, 2002||8 out of 10||80|
|GameSpot||Mar 27, 1997||7.1 out of 10||71|
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TriviaThe game was named the Best Strategy Game of the Year in PSExtreme Magazine's 1997 Extreme Awards (Vol. 3, Iss. 3).
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: Vandal Hearts (Information about Vandal Hearts at Wikipedia)
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