Reviews and Problems with Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown
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"Enough Banter. Let's Fight." Awesome Graphics & Gameplay, But Too Many Liberties With The Well-Known Legend.
6 September 2008
Summary: I liked this game, but there was a joke comparing kings to dogs that I found distasteful and uncharacteristic of Robin Hood (I guess this was due to the storyline, which took way too many liberties with the legend of the famous outlaw who stole from the rich & gave to the poor). Some of the egregious liberties taken (all of which I HATED): I. Robin saying that distasteful joke about dogs during dialogue with Marian about the remaining lords in England.
Excerpt: "...the game you play as Robin Hood and the early stages will find you defending Sherwood Forest along with your band of men, once you have passed this learning phase you will be in control of the whole region of Nottingham and then you will begin battling the rulers of neighbouring territories. To do this you will need to raise an army through taxing the area that you control, the bigger the area you control the more money you can raise. There are a ...
Excerpt: Basically I found this game to be a bit like playing an online version of the board game risk as the basic premise is the same in that you seek to take control of neighbouring regions through a series of battles played out as mini games whilst at he same time other computer run players are doing the same. The ultimate aim is to control all of the regions of England and effectively over throw the evil King John.
Summary: Das Spiel zeigt eindrucksvoll,wie sich die Compjuterspielwelt in den letsten Jahren weiterentwickelt hat.Was während der Amiga-Zeiten noch für Jubelarien gesorgt hat, reicht heute gerade noch für ein "Gut".Das Spiel besteht im Grunde nur aus vier verschiedenen Minispielchen,die spielerisch allesamt wenig zu bieten haben und nach mehrmaligem Anspielen langweilig werden.Technisch hinkt der Titel der Zeit hinterher und zeigt nicht mal ansatzweise die Power der Playstation...