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Circle of Blood (Windows)

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Written by  :  Grant McLellan (545)
Written on  :  Mar 28, 2001
Platform  :  Windows
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Summary

One word.....BRILLIANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Good

Broken Sword is one of those games that can be compared to the games of Lucasarts. Sure Broken Sword shares many similarites with say, the Monkey Island games, but what makes it different is the control system. The game uses the same control method that was used in "Beneath A Steel Sky only better. The characters in the game are well animated, in fact they give Disney a run for their money!. The music is well used in the game, it is even composed by Barrington Pheloung (who did the music for the popular UK TV series "Inspecter Morse")

The Bad

Some of the puzzles are a bit hard and can take quite a while to figure out. Other than that there's really not much to say about what makes this game bad.

The Bottom Line

A Brilliant game that needs to be in any gamers collection, adventure game fans will enjoy this a lot.