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A Stroke of Fate: Operation Valkyrie (Windows)

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Category Description MobyScore
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 2.7
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.7
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.7
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.0
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 3.3
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 3.1


The Press Says

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Absolute Games (AG.ru)
Безумно приятно, что SPLine и «Акелла» обошлись без китча и мистификаций, липнущих ко всему, что связано с фашистской Германией. Предсказуемый финал более-менее гладко вписан в школьный курс истории. Приключение увлекает, подкармливает эрудицию, но сильных эмоций не вызывает. Мир кажется немного пустынным, сюжету не хватает бойкости, а подборка фактов слишком разнородна и не может действительно чему-то научить. Возможно, в недостатках виноваты сжатые сроки разработки, и стоит рассчитывать, что авторы еще покажут себя в «Операции „Бункер“». Не сбавят ли обороты? Сымитируют ли, как собирались, закадровый перевод с немецкого? Пустят ли в ход десятки локаций, вырезанные из первой части? Ждем ответов в следующей серии.
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Meristation
Nos encontramos ante un buen juego, no sobresaliente, pero que sin duda sabrán disfrutar los adictos a las aventuras gráficas y los apasionados de los juegos basados en la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Si estamos interesados en la historia real acerca de este punto tan pocas veces tratado, nos enganchará el ir descubriendo poco a poco los libros y documentos que hay repartidos por el juego y que ayudan a que nos sumerjamos de lleno en la historia. Es una pena que haya problemas que lastren el juego, como las cargas o ciertos detalles gráficos, pero es aún una mayor pena que con el exhaustivo trabajo de documentación y la gran historia que se ha creado para la ocasión no hagan resaltar el conjunto general. - La calidad de los escenarios.- Totalmente traducido y doblado al castellano.- Históricamente muy fiel gracias a una extensa documentación.
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Worth Playing
A Stroke of Fate should be lauded for its attempt to take WWII away from the FPS and RTS trenches and into an adventure game's potential. The idea of playing a character living a double life as an SS officer and as a member of the German Resistance is an exciting angle, despite its execution here. It's also visually stunning, even when a few historical anachronisms pop in now and then. One can only wish that the game's better elements could have been elevated with a better-written story and characters who don't come off as blatant stereotypes. As it stands, A Stroke of Fate is a flawed adventure tightly wrapping itself around WWII's history. At the same time, it sorely lacks the same ambitious spirit behind its gorgeous visuals to make the most of its promising premise.
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GameBoomers
Stroke of Fate isn’t a poor game, or even an unenjoyable one, it’s just that it fails to rise to the challenge of its premise. It could have been so much better – here’s hoping Akella will inject a little pizzazz into the “to be continued” bit.
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Spazio Games
A Stroke of Fate: Operation Valkyrie rappresenta per certi versi un'occasione sprecata; diversi elementi infatti denotano l'attenzione degli sviluppatori nel voler ricreare l'atmosfera nazista dei primi anni '40, che il più delle volte risulta essere ben riprodotta. Anche le pure dinamiche di gioco, seppur con alcuni difetti, si attestano sulla sufficienza. L'elemento che non consente al gioco di arrivare a un giudizio pienamente positivo però è il comparto tecnico: al di là della grafica, poco definita ma comunque non così negativa, è l'audio a risultare inadeguato per la maggior parte delle volte. Il doppiaggio inglese infatti risulta essere assai impreciso non solo in termini puramente artistici ma anche storici. Si tratta di un particolare, come visto, che fa diminuire di molto il giudizio di un'avventura dedicata a un periodo storico tanto importante quanto controverso.
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Adventure Gamers
As the first of two parts, Operation Valkyrie is recommended (with the sound off) for World War II history enthusiasts only, and even then you may want to wait for the sequel’s release.