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All 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.


Avernum V Windows Talking to an NPC.
Avernum V Windows Map
Avernum V Windows Item description
Avernum V Windows Tutorial

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Not a bad way to spend several hours. SharkD (440) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamerDad Jan 24, 2008 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
HonestGamers (Staff reviews only) Jul 27, 2008 8 out of 10 80
RPGWatch May 14, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jolt (UK) Apr 03, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Gameplay (Benelux) Apr 29, 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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