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Xuanyuan Jian 3 Waizhuan: Tian zhi Hen (Windows)

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Written by  :  Fading3 (21)
Written on  :  Dec 05, 2005
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Summary

Fantastic Chinese RPG with historical background

The Good

The love in the story impressed me a lot. People sacrificed themselves for other, it is so touching. We should never judge a person by his/her appearance! And the story always surprises you, sometimes you never expect what happens next.

In the battle system, the game introduced to us the five elements concept. When you faced different enemies, you had to use skills of correct elements to destroy them.

There are a lot of secret places and secret items, you always have to pay attention and to be prepared to find them.

The Bad

The first, unpatched version had many bugs. Sometimes the game would freeze or crash. The interface is maybe not so friendly, the Fu Gui system for example doesn't introduces itself or inform you well. And in some boss battles you are supposed to lose, but the game won't give you any hints, so you waste items.

The Bottom Line

Historical background is very deep, the story is rich, the characters in the game are memorable, and the game makes battles to a kind of art.