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  • Summary: Accompany your Diggles clan and descend into an unexplored underground world full of great adventures, dangers and mysteries. Raise your Diggles, provide them with food, have them work hard and meet unique, strange creatures. Solve the secret of the horrible mighty Fenris and prove your fighting and Karate skills in tournaments and dojos. But watch out! Never lose track of your Diggles. [Innonics] Expand
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 13
  2. Negative: 2 out of 13
  1. One of my favorite games of the year. I think once the novelty of the Diggles' antics wears off there is plenty of playtime left.
  2. One of those games that, at first, is merely fascinating to look at, then becomes addictive.
  3. 72
    Original and adorable in a freakish kind of way.
  4. If you can get past the irritating introductory cutscenes and if you don't mind all-pervading cuteness, there's a depth available to plumb, and fans of micro-management will be in heaven.
  5. 68
    The developers deserve kudos for trying something different in an over packed genre, and they nearly succeeded.
  6. Everything of value here means little because of the sluggish pace.
  7. Slow. Frustrating. Not the best idea for an escape. [July 2002, p.81]

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  1. AbramM.
    Jan 31, 2005
    This game is awesome it is a little slow but once you get past that there is all the exitement you have to build, fight, defend, and the dwarves have to have little babies so yes i think this game is awesome and i would recommend this game to sombody who like staregy games. Expand
  2. AdamT.
    Jan 18, 2006
    Amazing this is my favorite game and believe me i have a lot of games. I think they ought to make a sequelle to this games that has better graphics but built on the same idea and 2d style. Expand
  3. Jul 28, 2012
    Despite some bugs and minor problems, this game is on my top list for a long time. Can't count how many times I played it till late night without a sight of tiredness. Humorous, addictive, amazing. Expand
  4. AuroraB.
    Jul 7, 2002
    The loading is slow, the game play is slow. HOWEVER it is very entertaining and addictive. Its fun as well as time consuming which isnt a bad thing! I feel as though I got my money's worth and I am looking forward to a possible sequel! Expand
  5. Aug 15, 2013
    This game is an absolute diamond in the rough. If you look past its unfinished interface, you'll find yourself constantly looking to get the next technology or building to advance your settlement. If you can muster the patience to endure the long periods of time it takes to get things done and the sometimes cryptic and even unfair challenges it gives you, you'll enjoy watching you dwarves develop and thrive. I say, give it a try. Expand
  6. John-PaulH.
    Jun 19, 2002
    Diggles was a fun game but some of the quests are a little to hard, especially when looking for something, you litterally have to make your own root to get to it. But other than that it was a good game. Expand
  7. Tina
    Apr 30, 2002
    Cute, could be addicitive. If it didn't run so terribly slow. Even on a machine well beyond the minimum specs, expect long load times, jerky mouse control, and fits of yawning. The bigger your dwarf settlement gets, the slower it goes. Too bad, since I really liked the concept, enough so that despite the VERY annoying technical problems I played marathon sessions anyway. Still, after a week or two, the annoyance could no longer be pushed aside by cuteness and now it is something I play only when there is really nothing better to do. Expand

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