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Enclave (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
76
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Description

Enclave is a third-person action game, pitting you as one of twelve different characters in a medieval era.

During a great war, the land of Celenheim was separated into two sides; the light side and the dark side. On the side of the Light, the Enclave was protected from all sides by a wide rift, a bottomless abyss. On the Dark side, twisted forms struggled for survival, while slowly growing more powerful, preparing to invade the Light side once again.

As a player of either side, it is up to you to perform various tasks, leading ultimately to one objective; protect the Enclave (Light) or invade the land (Dark).

To accomplish your tasks, you will utilize various weapons, such as swords, bows, staffs and spears. To aid you, you have shields readily available, as well as a select few potions to help. Armor is abundant, and comes in many shapes and sizes.

As a member of the Light side, you can choose to play as a Knight, a Huntress, a Wizard, a Druid, an Engineer or a Halfling. At the opposite end of the spectrum, you can be a Berserker, an Assassin, a Sorceress, a Lich, a Bombardier, or a Goblin.

Screenshots

Enclave Windows This light heals you.
Enclave Windows A serene scenery. More roleplaying game wishful thinking.
Enclave Windows Cut scenes are in-game
Enclave Windows Your fellow prisoner isn't too fond of you.

Alternate Titles

  • "困土" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

User Reviews

A cheap thrill with no depth! lado (28) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars
Hack-and-slash never looked that good Paranoid Opressor (167) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars
Dull... very... dull ShadowShrike (309) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars

The Press Says

PC Gamer Apr, 2003 84 out of 100 84
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2003 84 out of 100 84
PC Action May 16, 2003 83 out of 100 83
4Players.de Jun 12, 2003 82 out of 100 82
Withingames Mar 02, 2003 4 out of 5 80
PC Games (Germany) Apr 15, 2003 79 out of 100 79
GameSurge Apr, 2003 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot Mar 28, 2003 6.7 out of 10 67
GameSpy Apr 26, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2003 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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Trivia

Development

Originally, Enclave was designed for the PC. Microsoft needed games for its Xbox, Starbreeze Studios coded a Xbox-Version (with a lot of slowdowns) and delayed the PC version.

Extras

Some PC versions came with an additional promotion offer, a mail-in for a free VHS tape of the film Army of Darkness. It lasted from March 2003 until November 2003.

German version

In the German version almost all blood was removed.

Goblins

The Goblins in the game speak Swedish.

Windows version

The European version was delayed for six months because publisher Swing! Entertainment Media AG filed for bankruptcy and Starbreeze revoked the publishing rights.

Information also contributed by Felix Knoke and Sciere.

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Kartanym (10772) added Enclave (Windows) on Mar 22, 2003
Other platforms contributed by JPaterson (9146)