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Eight adventurers were traveling in a spaceship, pursuing the Guardians Corak and Sheltem. The Guardians went to the world of Xeen, but the adventurers drifted off-course and crash-landed on the planet Enroth. There, they had an argument concerning what to do next, and split into two groups. About the same time, Archibald Ironfist, the brother of King Roland of Enroth, escapes from his homeland and arrives on the continent of Antagarich, becoming a new necromancer leader.

Meanwhile, a nobleman named Lord Markham announces a scavenger hunt on Emerald Isle. The first prize is the deed to the Castle Harmondale, and it is won by one of the two parties of adventurers from another world. From that point on, the two groups become antagonists, pursuing their own agenda and allying themselves with the local forces, attempting to change the fate of the planet.

For Blood and Honor is the seventh installment in the Might and Magic series of role-playing games, and a sequel to both the third and the sixth one plot-wise. It uses the same 3D engine as its immediate predecessor in the series, and also allows the player to generate and control a party of four characters and alternate between real-time or turn-based battle systems. As opposed to the human-only party of the previous game, the player can choose between humans, elves, dwarves, and goblins. The class and skill system from the sixth game returns as well, with a few minor adjustments.

This installment of the series places an emphasis on moral decisions, allowing the player-controlled party to ally with different factions and ultimately choose either a good or an evil path. There are also side quests in the game, some of which are time-sensitive and require the player to consult an in-game calendar. The card mini-game Arcomage is introduced as well.

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Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor Windows Ambassadors await the party in a newly transformed throne room at Harmondale castle.
Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor Windows In the town of Celeste it's a long way down for the one who wanders off the path.
Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor Windows By blacksmith
Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor Windows Maybe not such a great prize after all...

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Alternate Titles

  • "魔法门VII: 血统与荣耀" -- Chinese spelling (Simplified)
  • "魔法門 7" -- Chinese Title (Tradition)
  • "MM7" -- abbreviation
  • "Might and Magic VII: Za Krew i Honor" -- Polish Title
  • "Might and Magic VII: Pour le Sang et l'Honneur" -- French Title
  • "Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honour" -- UK Title

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User Reviews

New World Computing at the top of their fin Chris DontGoogleMe (3) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars
The last "good" Might and Magic game... but not unforgettable Pirou Julien (2879) 3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars
CRPG fun in its purest form, but nothing else... DarkTalon (132) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
This game is an average CRPG, but I found it repetitive. Lord Matthias (18) 1.86 Stars1.86 Stars1.86 Stars1.86 Stars1.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

RPGFan Aug 13, 1999 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot Jun 23, 1999 8.4 out of 10 84
Computer Games Magazine Jul 12, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Joker Aug, 1999 79 out of 100 79
IGN Jun 18, 1999 7.7 out of 10 77
PC Player (Germany) Sep, 1999 77 out of 100 77
Gry OnLine Apr 11, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
GameStar (Germany) Aug, 1999 75 out of 100 75
PC Games (Germany) Aug, 1999 73 out of 100 73
JeuxVideoPC.com May 18, 2006 9 out of 20 45

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Trivia

As usual in Might and Magic games, there are big in-jokes about other games in the series. One of them is about "Red Dwarf Mines". It was also the name of a dungeon in Might and Magic 4. In MM7, if you ask a dwarf about the medusas that invaded the mine, he will be worried about "fighting them with staffs". In MM4, Red Dwarf Mines were full of mad dwarves armed with staffs.

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DarkTalon (132) added Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor (Windows) on Jan 02, 2000