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Generally favorable reviews- based on 36 Ratings

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  • Summary: Travel to the outskirts where the Old Wood meets the Dungeon Gate in the fabled forest town of Grove. Beyond this mystic gate,you'll acquire power with unique weaponry and magic spells. Battle creatures that lurk within the dungeon's corridors. Venture beyond the gate to steal glimpses ofTravel to the outskirts where the Old Wood meets the Dungeon Gate in the fabled forest town of Grove. Beyond this mystic gate,you'll acquire power with unique weaponry and magic spells. Battle creatures that lurk within the dungeon's corridors. Venture beyond the gate to steal glimpses of glory and fortune. Live to the next century, or look death in its fiery eyes and seek solace in the after-life. The time has come to take the dare. Rise and test your worth! Step forward and determine Your FATE! [WildTangent] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. 100
    One of the best dungeon romps I've played this year. The scale of the adventure may not be epic but the overall package is pure unadulterated addiction. If you like role-playing games then you'll love FATE.
  2. If there was ever a game to hook a casual player on the charms of dungeon hacking, or absorb an old vet whose time has become a commodity, FATE is it. [Sept 2005, p.48]
  3. 90
    WildTangent deserves a huge amount of praise for delivering a remarkably addictive dungeon crawl, and at a mere $20, it's a fate anyone who enjoyed the solo portion of Diablo shouldn't hesitate to meet.
  4. Fate isn't going to glue new brain cells inside your skull, but it isn't going to murder the ones you have. It's a good time, it really never reaches an end, and it may be the best way to while away the lifetime between now and "Diablo III."
  5. It's a fully 3D action RPG that's like a combination of Diablo and its sequel, but with better graphics.
  6. Hack-and-slash addicts will enjoy the old-school experience. [Aug 2005, p.58]
  7. 60
    Fate certainly isn’t the most innovative title out there. In fact, it’s quite easily labeled as a "Diablo" clone, and inherits its predecessor’s endlessly repetitive combat and gameplay. However, this game also somehow manages to stay fun hour after hour.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16
  1. Dec 22, 2013
    10
    This game is what tossed me into the world of gaming. I have to plainly state that this is my all time #1 game in the universe (next toThis game is what tossed me into the world of gaming. I have to plainly state that this is my all time #1 game in the universe (next to Skyrim). The graphics are phenomenal, the creatures, monsters and progression of difficulty is within perfect mixture. I can't say I have found or will ever find a problem in this amazing game. Expand
  2. Mar 30, 2014
    10
    This game is 10/10 for a reason.
    It started my gaming addiction it used to be the only game I would play ever time I visited my grandma's
    This game is 10/10 for a reason.
    It started my gaming addiction it used to be the only game I would play ever time I visited my grandma's house. Without this game I would have never started playing games.
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  3. G.G.
    Jan 19, 2008
    10
    This is a Darkstone clone with improved graphics and no weapon durability (I hate weapons degrading). Since I love Darkstone, I was very This is a Darkstone clone with improved graphics and no weapon durability (I hate weapons degrading). Since I love Darkstone, I was very happy to find this bargain priced gem of a dungeon crawler. Expand
  4. HD
    Aug 19, 2005
    9
    Addictive and fun. Excellent game and even more impressive when you realize how small the team was and how quickly it was made. Kudos.
  5. DarrenH.
    Apr 21, 2007
    9
    Not very innovative, but surprisingly fun. It's a Diablo clone, so if you enjoyed Diablo, you'll like this. I've played other Not very innovative, but surprisingly fun. It's a Diablo clone, so if you enjoyed Diablo, you'll like this. I've played other Diablo clones but this one is more fun (even though it may be simpler). You'll get many hours of gameplay for only 20 bucks. Expand
  6. Aug 27, 2010
    8
    Obedobie is a moron. Plain and simple. This is, for a low-priced WildTangent PC game, an excellent play. Now it's no Bioware or Bethesda game,Obedobie is a moron. Plain and simple. This is, for a low-priced WildTangent PC game, an excellent play. Now it's no Bioware or Bethesda game, that's for sure, however it is playable, and for a good period of time, enjoyable. One thing to note. Years before it was paraded before the gaming community in a high end 360 game, Fate implemented the same weapon generating system that Borderlands uses. It has thousands maybe, tens of thousands, of weapons. Expand
  7. Obedobie
    Aug 16, 2005
    0
    Hack and slash. Boring.

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