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Privateer 2: The Darkening

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
81
3.9
Windows
...
3.5

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Acting
The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
4.1
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
3.7
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
3.7
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
3.5
Overall MobyScore (77 votes)3.8

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
DOS 61 3.9
      Acting 4.1
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 3.8
      Sound / Music 3.6
Windows 16 3.5
      Acting 3.9
      Gameplay 3.3
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.2
      Sound / Music 3.1


User Reviews

Not really that bad. It just requires a VERY open mind to enjoy. DOS Zovni (9367)
William Hurt, Amanda Pays and Clive Owen IN A FREAKIN' GAME!!! DOS Michael McKinlay (5)
Goodish DOS Ashley Pomeroy (233)
A strange departure from the series, both superior and inferior DOS Vance (98)
A step back regarding game design DOS Mr Creosote (32)
For you to like this game you have to forget that this is a sequel and treat it as a totaly different product. DOS William Shawn McDonie (1152)
Decent space trade/combat sim with decent FMV DOS mobster_lobster (20)
A $40 frisbee DOS James Hicks (20)
This one was just "different" from Privateer; better in some areas, worse in others. DOS Spectre (120)
Space shooter with a story DOS Baxter (38)