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Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic
6.5 out of 10

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

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Overall 8
8.0

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

Fragland
27 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Some Age of Wonders-fans frowned their eyebrows when they heard that Triumph Studios would release some sort of stand-alone expansion. Not that the fans won’t like an expansion but the fact that we would have to pay the price of a full game for it is something that’s not so well appreciated.
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Overall 9
9.0

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

Game Vortex
9 December 2004
  • Excerpt: The Age of Wonders series has been steadily going strong with its sprite based 2D graphics, despite most other games making the rough transition to 3D. Thankfully, Triumph Studios knows its stuff, as it yet again delivers high quality graphics with its latest iteration of fantasy strategy games.
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Overall 9
9.0

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

Just RPG
3 August 2004
  • Excerpt: Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic is an excellent turn-based strategy RPG. Brought to us by developer Triumph Studios and publisher Gathering, old and new fans will find much to like in the continuation of this much beloved series.
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Overall 9
8.5

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

The Armchair Empire
8 July 2004
  • Conclusion: Once you've completed the entire five episodic adventures, you can create your very own scenarios with the editing tools included. These editing tools and the random map generator assure that Age of Wonders aficionados will never run out of AoWSM quests to partake in.
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Overall 9
9.3

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

Deaf Gamers
14 May 2004
  • Conclusion: A superb overall package. Shadow Magic is the most complete fantasy strategy title to date and sets the benchmark for the genre.
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Overall 7
7.0

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

Game Over Online
17 April 2004
  • Excerpt: Well, let’s see. Suppose you take a turn-based strategy game, add in three new races, a handful of new buildings, and a new campaign. What do you call it? I’d call it an expansion pack, but expansion packs don’t seem to be in vogue any more.
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Overall 9
9.0

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

ActionTrip
28 July 2003
  • Conclusion: In a nutshell, the game is considerably lengthy, it has a decent replay value, and, on an overall note, all gamers should find enough content to justify the $39.99 price tag. Aside from a few, practically insignificant, bugs we feel this is a product turn-based strategy players should definitely get...
  • Pros: Extremely addictive once you get the hang of it. There's a whole bunch of improvements over the original - new units, characters, races, maps, etc. A great pleaser for fans and an excellent challenge to newbies. Solid replayability.
  • Cons: Some weird technical issues (that occurred only a couple of times)... but nothing that would significantly reduce the current score. Personally, I expected to hear more new tunes.
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Overall 8
8.0

Age Of Wonders Shadow Magic - PC

Pocket Lint
15 December 2003
  • Pros: Strategy guide with this year’s edition; random mission generator
  • Cons: High resolutions aren’t an extra; do you want it if you’ve got it?
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Overall 9
8.5

Age of Wonders - Shadow Magic (pc)

GBase
6 March 2005
Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
7.5
Lastability 9
8.5

Age of Wonders : Shadow Magic

JeuxVideo.fr
26 November 2004
  • Excerpt: Le tour par tour en 2D n'est pas mort ! Loin s'en faut même. La série des Age Of Wonders s'enrichit d'un nouveau volet qui fait figure de stand alone plus que de troisième épisode. Au programme pas mal de nouveautés sympathiques, une toute nouvelle campagne solo et même un nouvel éditeur de maps.
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