Record of Lodoss War Image
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  • Summary: Experience the world of Record of Lodoss War up close and personal in an epic 3D Action/RPG only for Sega Dreamcast. Take control of a mysterious warrior from the past, resurrected to save the future, on a colossal quest filled with pulse-pounding action and high adventure. Join forces with popular characters from the Lodoss universe and combat hundreds of vicious enemies with dozens of spectacular spells. Collapse
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  1. Positive: 8 out of 20
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  1. It's a nicely done Diablo clone, which means that it takes all the good bits and adds quite a few twists to make an entertaining romp through some diverse dungeons.
  2. 87
    With its excellent customization features, a huge assortment of items to find, and a good story to keep things interesting, fans looking for some meaty story for their "PSO" action will find Record of Lodoss War a very refreshing gameplay experience.
  3. 80
    Well done, but with a few tweaks to the graphics and sounds, it could have been a very good game.
  4. Never quite unique enough to make me separate the words 'Diablo' and 'clone' from the back of my mind throughout most of the length of my adventure.
  5. In short form: If you like "Diablo," you'll like Lodoss. If not, steer clear. Just don't pick it up expecting the anime itself in game form.
  6. Everything looks rather dated, characters have terribly jointed bodies, the graphics seem washed out, and the animation is pretty stiff in spots.
  7. Too repetitive and unimaginative to hold your interest for long.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. SeihaP.
    Apr 5, 2003
    10
    This game is cool...but there need to be alot more weapons.
  2. ChrisH.
    Aug 26, 2001
    9
    It is a Diablo clone, but I started playing it about 9:00am, and had to force my self to put it down since I have few days left with my net. Fun, some areas I've been to are annoying laberynth, but I think it is an excellent game. Expand
  3. RogerV.
    Sep 19, 2004
    9
    Just because its a diablo clone, doesn't mean its not worth playing. this is by far the best hack n slash in existence. deep, long, difficult, good looking, innovative and great. a must own!! Expand
  4. AdamG.
    May 16, 2002
    9
    I love the weapons system.