DescriptionFor thousands of years the Dark One has been trapped, but now the four seals keeping him imprisoned have been lost. Four organization of opposing beliefs and principles were searching for these seals. The Aes Sedai sisterhood managed to recover three, but one of them was stolen, allegedly by members of a sect within their organization that worshipped the Dark One. Elayna Sedai, Keeper of the Chronicles of the White Tower, has been promoted to the leader of Aes Sedai, and must retrieve the lost seal at all costs.
The Wheel of Time is a fantasy-themed 3D shooter based on the novel series of the same name by Robert Jordan. Combat is ranged, but the player character doesn't use any weapons and instead relies on artifacts called "ter'angreal". There are 40 types of ter'angreal in the game, which can be used for offensive as well as defensive purposes, e.g. shoot lightning and fireball, heal or hide the protagonist in a cloak, etc.
There are three multiplayer game modes - Arena is a straight-ahead FPS type challenge, whilst Citadel and Team include the game's strategic elements.
- "La Roue du Temps" -- French title
- "A Roda do Tempo" -- Brazilian title
Part of the Following Groups
|Very refreshing shooter with a story (90/100)||Thexder0 (428)|
|It's not bad||kbmb (399)|
|Recover the stolen seals through strategy and brute force.||Lisa Wiklund (9)|
The Press Says
|Gamezilla||Dec 15, 1999||90 out of 100||90|
|Power Play||Nov, 1999||88 out of 100||88|
|GameSpot||Nov 30, 1999||8.7 out of 10||87|
|PC Gameplay (Benelux)||Jan, 2000||87 out of 100||87|
|WomenGamers.com||Apr 05, 2000||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Computer Games Magazine||Nov 25, 1999||80|
|Game industry News (GiN)||2000||80|
|Power Unlimited||Dec, 1999||7.6 out of 10||76|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Nov 24, 1999||75 out of 100||75|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Nov 25, 1999||70|
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German versionIn the German version, all blood and gore effects as well as corpses found in the levels were removed.
- Power Play
- Issue 02/2000 – Best Action Game in 1999
Related Web Sites
- The Wheel of Time (official website)
- company web site (Accolades/Infogrames web site of "The Wheel of Time")
- KinslayerMUD (Another Wheel of Time Game - assume the role of your very own character in the world of Robert Jordan's "The Wheel of Time" series.)
- Planet Wheel of Time (Page with resources relating to the game.)