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Rage of Mages (Windows)

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Rage of Mages is an isometric role-playing game, in which the main character and his companions must journey through the world of Kania, on a quest to find a magical weapon that will break the cycle of war. The player generates the protagonist by making him either a Mage or a Fighter, each with their own skills and disciplines that may involve weapon proficiencies, elemental spells and resistance to them, etc. The player also allocates points into the four main attributes - Body, Agility, Mind, and Spirit. Over the course of the game other characters will join the party. NPCs can also be hired to tackle some of the more difficult missions. Combat is done in real time and relies on tactical preparations and planning.


Rage of Mages Windows The beginning
Rage of Mages Windows Heroine's monologue
Rage of Mages Windows Plot elements
Rage of Mages Windows Lake's labirynts

Alternate Titles

  • "Аллоды: Печать тайны" -- Russian spelling
  • "Allody: Pechat' Tainy" -- Russian title

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User Reviews

Better than I expected Sam Tinianow (98) unrated
Yuck. Tomer Gabel (4374) 2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars2.8 Stars

The Press Says

Game Over Online Sep 03, 1998 87 out of 100 87
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Feb, 1999 82 out of 100 82
Power Unlimited Dec, 1998 8.1 out of 10 81 Dec 28, 1998 16 out of 20 80
Power Play Sep, 1998 79 out of 100 79
PC Games (Germany) Dec, 1998 73 out of 100 73
PC Player (Germany) Sep, 1998 72 out of 100 72
GamesFirst! Jan 01, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Nov 20, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 1998 59 out of 100 59


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A fan-made patch, fixing the issue of the screen border auto-scrolling being too fast on modern hardware, is available for both the English (RoM) and Russian (Allods) versions of the game.

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Related Web Sites

  • Rage of Mages (The official site)
  • Rage of Mages fanpage (Site featuring several pieces of information on the game, notably technical aspects. Hosts several patches for the game, especially some fixing issues encountered when running the game on modern hardware (e.g. too fast auto-scroll).)
faceless (395) added Rage of Mages (Windows) on Jan 13, 2000