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Pyrrhic Tales: Prelude to Darkness (Windows)

Pyrrhic Tales: Prelude to Darkness Windows The main menu.

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Prelude to Darkness is a classic single-player, turn-based RPG with dark overtones. It takes place in a dying River valley on the verge of civil war, and the player can choose either to join this rebellion or stop it.

Prelude is called a "dark" RPG for a reason: It has a lot of moral choices, lots of "gray" areas. For example, in the first town you arrive in, there's a pregnant girl who was kicked out of her house and the her dad doesn't know the father. You can choose to rat the girl's lover out for 250 drachs, or be compassionate and keep your lips shut.

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Pyrrhic Tales: Prelude to Darkness Windows Character inventory and paper doll.
Pyrrhic Tales: Prelude to Darkness Windows The aftermath of a large battle. Individuals or groups of NPCs will sometimes join you in battle. The pools of blood and skeletons are static objects. They will remain after the battle is over.
Pyrrhic Tales: Prelude to Darkness Windows Character skills. You gain skill points by leveling up as well as by using a skill. You can spend skill points (gained from quests) however you want.
Pyrrhic Tales: Prelude to Darkness Windows The main menu.

User Reviews

Great design mechanics, buggy and not always the best in terms of execution. SharkD (415) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

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Mike A (9) added Pyrrhic Tales: Prelude to Darkness (Windows) on Jul 18, 2005