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Neverwinter-nights-pc.241415
6.8 out of 10

Neverwinter Nights

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Overall 6
6.0

Good but not great: too combat oriented, Baldur's Gate is better

Charles P. Frederick, Amazon
15 August 2008
  • Summary: I have played through the Diamond version of this game, including Undrentide and Hordes of the Underdark. I can't say much for the multiplayer aspect of it, since my friends aren't really d&d people, but I can speak for the single player aspect. This is one of those games like starcraft, WoW, etc. that is fun mostly for the endlessly competitive tactical combat aspect. In NWN, combat is all about math, especially for fighters.
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Overall 6
6.0

neverwinter rules

James D. Tullis Jr., Amazon
21 July 2008
  • Summary: Great game. I bought this game so I could get on the internet and play online. 3-n-1 a good price for three fun games.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not as good as Baldur's Gate

JSD "j", Amazon
13 August 2005
  • Summary: I got this game thinking it was another, newer, better version of Bauldur's Gate, it ain't. It just doesn't have the interactivity that Baldur's Gate, not as many side quests, and just not as much fun. I like it, but prefer the Baldur's Gate style combat then the Diablo style. Plus I like being able to control the ENTIRE party, not just one character. I guess its made more for online play, but I'm just not into that.
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Overall 6
6.0

Fun but annoying....

Adrian Paul Neary "gorehound and splatter punk", Amazon
17 March 2005
  • Summary: One of the reasons Dungoens&Dragons has a very hard time going from Pen and Paper to video game is becuase of the interactivity factor. Not to say the RPGs based on D&D rules aren't fun to play...I spent a good portion of my 22nd year of life playing and replaying Baldur's Gate. But now that NWN has come out, I think we might have peaked. The game looks great, its level of interaction is very enriching, and for the most part its fun to play.
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Overall 6
6.0

Typical rpg problems, disappointing toolset.

A. Gamer, Amazon
12 January 2005
  • Summary: While the game itself is fairly entertaining, it still has those typical design flaws programmers just can't seem to see. Inspite of being told to stay put, characters with you magicly show up next to you as you pass through some doorways, often right into a scene best handled alone. More often, very imaginative strategies will gather fewer experience than rushing blindly into battle.
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Overall 6
6.0

It's a Niche Game, Not Everyone Will Enjoy It Like I Did

Chris, Amazon
11 February 2004
  • Summary: If I could think of a way to best describe Neverwinter Nights, it would be Diablo meets Baldur's Gate. The game is made by the same people that designed Baldur's Gate but it's more of a mainstream "hack and slash" adventure than an epic RPG. Don't get me wrong, the in-game story is great but it just doesn't feel like a classic RPG. One reason for this might be because of the easy-to-use Aurora Toolset.
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Overall 6
6.0

Could have been so much more

Reed Hubbard, Amazon
11 February 2004
  • Summary: Let me preface by saying that I followed NWN's development almost from the moment it was announced. I waited with great anticipation for its release and paid full price for it the day it came out. I was ready to overlook some minor flaws because I had seen the game and read the hype and I just knew it was right up my alley.
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Overall 6
6.0

Still Waiting for the Perfect D&D Experience

King Krusha, Amazon
11 February 2004
  • Summary: After the release of the Baldur's Gate franchise, players were amazed by the level of depth and scope that could be crammed into one gaming experience. Bioware had successfully captured the D&D tabletop experience, enriching it with superb graphics, a likable cast complete with convincing voice-dialogue, and a fantasy world immersed in epic grandeur.
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Overall 6
6.0

If you're looking for Baldur's Gate 3 - this isn't it

Yu-Jin Chia "Yu-Jin Chia", Amazon
11 February 2004
  • Summary: NWN is actually 3 things in one: it ships with a single player campaign so you can play it on your own, much as you would other CRPGs such as Arcanum, Fallout or the Baldur's Gate series. It can be played (and indeed was primarily intended to be played) multiplayer, in which you typically team up with other players to complete a module. Finally, it ships with an editor so you can produce your own modules.
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Overall 6
6.0

Alotta hype and for single players that's about it.

M, Amazon
17 July 2003
  • Summary: Well after hearing for several years about the soon to be legendary Neverwinter Nights I have gone out and purchased it as well as it's expansion. My feelings still are very mixed. While it looks better than any other RPG I've had, there are things about it I simply cannot understand. For instance! You are told on various loading screens again and again to have a henchman. The makers have scaled difficulty to assume that you have one. Why doesn't this make sense?
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