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6.0 out of 10

Shadow Madness

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Overall 4

Absorbing trash.

BelCanto, epinions.com
6 November 2000
  • Excerpt: I anticipated Shadow Madness for months...almost on the same level that I was looking forward to Lun
  • Pros: Umm...I got $15 back for it 2 weeks later when I traded it in?
  • Cons: If you saw a box with a constipated guy holding a sword, would you pick it up?
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Overall 4

Playing this is madness

sabrewolfe, epinions.com
26 May 2000
  • Excerpt: I originally brought the game because hey it's a roleplaying game(RPG) I just hope the story is in
  • Pros: Dodging monster's and Jade Cocoon demo disc
  • Cons: Actually playing the game
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Overall 4

The Madness isn't Contagious

Goldentoe, epinions.com
11 May 2000
  • Excerpt: When I bought this game for $15 dollars I was hoping I was getting a underappreciated RPG.
  • Pros: The Script Writing was Fabulous
  • Cons: The Plotline Isn't Very Original, the Character Designs are Horrible, and the Battle System is Weak
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Overall 4

An awful game

sw101493, epinions.com
14 December 1999
  • Excerpt: I was extremely disappointed with this game. The graphics are ok when the story is playing out but
  • Pros: plot
  • Cons: graphics, difficulty
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Overall 4
Gameplay 2
Lastability 6

Nice story - shame about the graphics

tirial, Ciao
18 January 2005
  • Excerpt: "Shadow Madness is an RPG from Crave with several unfortunate flaws which marr an otherwise interesting product. Its a two disc game with the discs split by location rather than story progress, which is a nice touch. The story is innovative (at long last an explanation as to WHY a bunch of unlikely adventurers should be the only people who can save the world that is vaguely credible). The character interaction is the game's main strength, particularly ...
  • Pros: Good storyline, strong characters
  • Cons: Poor graphics, flawed controls
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Overall 4
Lastability 2

Doing the RPG genre no favours.

RussWare, Ciao
20 April 2001
  • Excerpt: "Welcome to the world of Shadow Madness, a supposedly fantastic RPG world that's recently been plagued by self-destructing cities, a mind-scrambling disease, and a variety of other social maladies…apparently. It's difficult to single out a genre these days that isn't inhabited with internationally developed games. The console RPG is one such genre and has been a Japanese mainstay for as long as I care to remember. US developers Craveyard are ...
  • Pros: None, there are many, mant better RPG's out there that deserve your hard earned money .
  • Cons: Lots .  The graphics, story, controls, the dialouge .
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