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The Dark Spire
7.5 out of 10

The Dark Spire

The Dark Spire is an RPG of exploration and character developmen Read more

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includes soundtrack

borgula, Amazon
20 March 2014
  • Summary: honestly, i haven't even played the game yet but i was pleasantly surprised to find that the game comes with a music cd. After researching this game on youtube one of the things that convinced me to make the purchase was the stellar music and i am super stoked about the included soundtrack.
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A throwback to the Wizardry games

Alan Bailey, Amazon
24 September 2013
  • Summary: I first heard about this game when I was listening to a compilation of the best VGMs from entertainment history and got an earful of a track from The Dark Spire. I saw that it was like Wizardry, decided to check it out, and was not disappointed at all!
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Brutal and unforgiving - Awesome

Badger, Amazon
18 March 2013
  • Summary: Much like the first person RPGs of old. Dark Spire is a Wizardry-style dungeon crawler with a four person party system that includes a few new perks (like being able to change formation tactically). The game is largely text based, if you are a graphics focused gamer you will probably not enjoy this.
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I can't get enough of it

CENU, Amazon
9 November 2012
  • Summary: This game is intense. Its difficulty, although relatively high and unforgiving, is perfectly appropriate. Its fundamental rules are easy to learn as you play, but if you don't want follow the rules, then prepare to get your head handed to you.
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Great Classic Style Game!

Philip C. Scherer, Amazon
11 August 2011
  • Summary: If you grew up playing the old style 1st person D&D style game on the PC or even TRS80 Color Computer, then you will love this game! Takes only a few minutes to assemble a party and off you go into the dungeon for training and your quest.
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Dark Spire Review/Overview

Jamison Ballard, Amazon
2 July 2009
  • Summary: The Dark Spire is a throw back to the early RPGs of computer keyboard typing and very retro machine like sound effects. But it translates into one of the best hard core RPGs the DS has to offer.
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Another tasty DS treat for us older games (and younger gamers who appreciate the past)

Ford Madox Prefect "5'8' descendent of monkeys", Amazon
18 May 2009
  • Summary: This is yet another reason why those of us who grew up playing computer games in the 1980s really owe it to ourselves to buy a DS. First, the DS has a pretty good sized number of turn-based wargames, complete with hexes and counters, (does anybody remember Avalon Hill) an excellent remake of...
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Great great game.

Deimos ".", Amazon
11 May 2009
  • Summary: I love games like this and I always have. Building your party, strengths, style and alignment. The graphics and story are great and plays on the DSi very well. A pleasure to play and with the create character and a whole party for that matter.
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Hard and Fun as Humanly Possible

Russell Taylor "Lover of Awesome Stuff", Amazon
1 May 2009
  • Summary: Okay, first off, this game is HARD. This is not a hand holding, slowly get your feet wet kind of game. It's possible that the first enemies you encounter could wipe out your party. This game is all about slowly grinding and building up levels and characters abilities. I find it to be tons of fun!
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Retro is good!

Nightmare, Amazon
28 April 2009
  • Summary: I'm a big fan of classic RPGs, having played Bard's Tale like mad on the PC around 15 years ago. It featured a variety of classes, different spells, stats, secrets, and very little guidance.
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