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GamingNexus
8 August 2011
  • Summary: Age of Fear (AoF) is a throwback to the days when games were made by a guy in his garage.  As far as I can tell, the entire game was written by Leszek Sliwko.  He even wrote a paper, published in the Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology describing a technique he used in building the AI.  Any developer who can write a paper about the AI in his game can't be all bad. As a small, indie game it is important to adjust one's expectations accordingly.
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Age of Fear: The Undead King

The Wargamer
10 April 2011
  • Excerpt: James Allen from outofeight.info steps into the fantasy realm with a turn-based indie title that brings hex-based elements with a more freedom of movement along with the allure of spells and swords.
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The Wargamer
10 April 2011
  • Excerpt: We are familiar with the Bronze Age, Iron Age, and Pliensbachian Age (well, maybe not that last one). Now, we are in the Age of Fear. In this fantasy setting, humans, orcs, and the undead fight amongst themselves for total domination. This is a turn-based strategy game that emphasizes shielding ranged and magic units with cheaper grunts, with an injection of dice rolls for randomization and luck. How does this indie title stack up in the fantasy strategy genre?
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