DescriptionAll was prosperous and peaceful in the Empire—until recently. Someone tried to assassinate the Empress…but who would dare such a thing, and to what end? The answer to the mystery may lie with the rebel Dorikas, who has fled to the subterranean realm of Avernum. A party of four brave heroes must pursue Dorikas underground, solve the mystery, and restore order to the land.
Avernum V is an isometric role-playing game in the tradition of Ultima, Fallout, and the previous Avernum games. Create a party of four characters of various races, classes, skills, and traits and explore a vast underground territory. Exploration and menu navigation is mouse-driven with optional hotkey controls. The combat mode is a turn-based affair in which each party member has a given number of action points for movement, melee/ranged attacks, and spellcasting.
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|Not a bad way to spend several hours.||SharkD (415)|
The Press Says
|GamerDad||Jan 24, 2008||100|
|RPGWatch||May 14, 2008||80|
|HonestGamers||Jul 27, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Jolt (UK)||Apr 03, 2008||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||May, 2008||75 out of 100||75|
|Total PC Gaming||May 29, 2008||6 out of 10||60|
|GameZone||Apr 04, 2008||5.9 out of 10||59|
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Related Web Sites
- Avernum 5 FAQ/Walkthrough (by Matt P, hosted on neoseeker.com)
- Avernum 5 Wrap Report (An IGN: RPG Vault post-mortem article from developer Jeff Vogel concerning the making of the game. (26 Mar 2008))
- Official Website (The developer's product page for Avernum 5, which offers additional details, a demo, and ordering information.)