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dark chronicle A WORK OF ART!!
on 16 March 2004
One word i can say about dark chronicle is MASSIVE!. the box claims that this game lasts over 100 hours and i would have to agree. georama, side quests, weapon building and alot more this game will certanily plese the RPG pureists out there.
A key part of the game is the story which all credit to the designers is superbly written, if a little bit unoriginal but you can not pick holes in this masterpiece. Another injoyable bit of the game is the Georama which allows you to create sprawling villages, which changes the future as you build. Although this sounds complicated it is simply done and you feel really feel proud of your achievements.
Although the game is fantastic throughout there is some tiny niggles, the dungeons although huge are slightly tedious as it turns into a regular hack and slash in the Diablo 2 build, this does slightly grate but the story is that good you want to carry on through the dungeons to progress the story. the weopon building system is very deep and intricate, which is good for people who like games with depth, this game certainily gives you value for money!!!.
Its easy to lose hours on the side quests on this game as they are very fun to play. Spheda the golf game is VERY hard but it rewards you well for your efforts and fishing is expertly done and provides you with real satisfication as you land the big one!!
So all in all i recommend every one to buy this game as it is one of the most original games to come out for a long time and after the final fantasy series i would class it as one of the best RPGs ever and the game designers should be proud of this oustanding achievement.