Reviews and Problems with Knights in the Nightmare
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Knights in the Nightmare
2 September 2013
Summary: Reviewing a game that you've already played in some other form is usually pretty easy. And to be honest, it's rarely ever quite as good the second time around. These days, with everything being ported and translated, the chances of playing something twice are fairly good. I usually don't complain as remakes and ports are rarely done on bad games, but reviewing them isn't always exciting.
Excerpt: Knights in the Nightmare is a strategy role playing game set in a really strange world. The story starts in an abandoned run down church. You know that has to be in some fantasy world. The churches this reviewer knows are well lit up, contain people, and are taken well care of. Battles occur on grids, and there are different spirit kinds of enemies.
Summary: Knights in the Nightmare requires players to throw out everything they know about RPG and strategy games and embrace something altogether new and fresh. Frantic, energetic action mixes with thought-provoking tactical gameplay, all within a beautifully-rendered fantasy setting and presented through a captivating, emotional narrative.
Excerpt: starts, it’s a non-stop struggle that requires constant action in order to win. You don’t simply move your units into range before you can attack. For the most part, your soldiers remain stationary unless their attack leads them forward, while the enemies stalk the battlefield in a regimented pattern. The only freedom in movement you’re allowed is via the wisp, controlled by the analog stick.
Excerpt: A well-intentioned mistake made generations ago is forgotten as time passes, and a recent series of poor decisions by do-gooders and selfish moves by the insidious cause not just the decimation of the inhabitants of the world, but threaten to unravel all of existence. The knights of Castle Aventheim fight gallantly, but fruitlessly, against the hordes of monsters that suddenly appear in their homeland, even after their king is murdered in the shadows, their prince...