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  • Summary: Set in a new fantasy universe, Divine Divinity takes the player on a fantastic quest in a land torn apart by corruption and dark magic. Throughout his journeys the player will get the chance to develop his character as one of six character types, and meet a variety of people and fantasticalSet in a new fantasy universe, Divine Divinity takes the player on a fantastic quest in a land torn apart by corruption and dark magic. Throughout his journeys the player will get the chance to develop his character as one of six character types, and meet a variety of people and fantastical beings. By combining the best features of the RPG genre, and introducing a lot of new features, Divine Divinity will appeal to both hard-core and new RPG players. [Larian Studios] Expand
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  1. Positive: 16 out of 21
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  1. If you liked "Diablo 2," but are perhaps looking for a gaming experience with more depth and story, look no further.
  2. A well-designed, open-ended, lengthy role-playing game sporting impressive graphics and sound and a lot of replay value.
  3. While I typically look upon design appropriation negatively, Divine Divinity’s conciseness and irreverence set put it an uncontested step ahead of the opposition.
  4. Although it suffers from a few problems and annoyances, overall Divine Divinity is an expansive and quite enjoyable RPG.
  5. 80
    The level of player interaction and attention to detail rivals that of "Morrowind" and easily surpasses the "Baldur's Gate" series.
  6. There can be some frustrations with gameplay, but the overall experience is a positive one.
  7. A bona fide labour of love that evidently had the blinkers on.

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  1. Positive: 20 out of 26
  2. Negative: 3 out of 26
  1. Aug 9, 2012
    10
    This game is simply amazing and timeless. I played this a good few years ago closer to when it came out and picked it up recently when it cameThis game is simply amazing and timeless. I played this a good few years ago closer to when it came out and picked it up recently when it came out on Steam due to nostalgia (and it's damn cheap!), half expecting it to be crap because of age - like playing one of the first Pokemon games again. On the contrary, I loved every minute of it just like when I first played it through. I don't usually play games for the story but I found myself reading every line of dialogue and doing every quest. Unlike most games, the side quests are all very-well developed story-wise. Combat can be as complicated and fast paced as you want it to be as your character is pretty much completely customisable. You can pick any spell or skill no matter what 'class' you pick so you can be the hybrid stealthy mage-ninja you always wanted to be. The map is huge and exploration is extremely rewarding. There's always a polymorphed boar or a magic wishing well just around the corner to keep you on your toes. There are tonnes of secrets as well, secret items and quests, treasure maps and hidden areas, allowing this game to cater for casuals and those traditional OCD-completionists. The game falters somewhat in difficultly, to be honest. Generic monsters tend to be hacked down in a few hits but you can easily turn the wrong corner or get to the end of the dungeon only to be completely annhilated by a certain mob. The game isn't so much about strategy, but building the best character possible to deal as much damage while staying alive as possible. The game feels a bit like what Skyrim should have been, if you take graphics out of the equation. Expand
  2. Aug 26, 2017
    10
    This is one of the best rpg for all time. Do not compare this game with Diablo, She has her own unique charm. Quite an interesting oldschoolThis is one of the best rpg for all time. Do not compare this game with Diablo, She has her own unique charm. Quite an interesting oldschool gameplay. This is my first rpg game Expand
  3. Tottel
    Oct 9, 2009
    10
    A game that makes me completely nostalgic. The graphics still don't look completely outdated to me. The textures are warm, dark andA game that makes me completely nostalgic. The graphics still don't look completely outdated to me. The textures are warm, dark and suiting. Possibly the best music I have ever heard in a videogame. And although I didn't play this game as much for it's main storyline, I had a fantastic time exploring every bit of the map. The details in it are immense, and the game often me made me smile or laugh even in the most harsh dungeons because of it's excellent humour.

    All in all, if you call yourself a roleplayer; you must have tried this game at least once in your life.
    Possibly, you'll find yourself lost after crossing the first bridge. Take my advice: Don't give up then. . Play longer and you won't think of stopping anymore.
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  4. Apr 2, 2018
    9
    DD is simply a beautiful mix of classic ARPG plus mesmerizing atmosphere, stunning musics, interesting stroyline, a big world with lots ofDD is simply a beautiful mix of classic ARPG plus mesmerizing atmosphere, stunning musics, interesting stroyline, a big world with lots of mysteries to discover, many lores that you can find and enjoy by reading books and scripts, beautiful and very dark artwork and many other lovely things that you should see it by yourself. many people playing it while I'm living in it. it's not just a game for me. it's much more than that!
    I used to play this game many years back and now it's time to give my love another visit.
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  5. [Anonymous]
    Jul 5, 2007
    9
    While it doesn't contribute much to storyline, the gameplay more than makes up for it.
  6. Jul 20, 2012
    8
    Sehr Gutes Gelungenes Rollenspiel ! :)
  7. May 3, 2020
    0
    Eh ouais, déjà à l'époque, Larian faisait des jeux de merde dont ce premier "Divinity" et son monde générique, plat et aseptisé est un exempleEh ouais, déjà à l'époque, Larian faisait des jeux de merde dont ce premier "Divinity" et son monde générique, plat et aseptisé est un exemple déjà... alarmant ! loin de s'améliorer par la suite (avec toutes ces suites et variantes de sa franchise moribonde) Larian a végété dans son incomensurable médiocrité pour ne pas dire nullité invétérée et irrécupérable.

    Ainsi le "game design" est à citer comme cas d'école à ne pas suivre -sauf pour les cancres et les branlos- avec son interface mal faite, très mal faite et contraire à toute ergonomie la plus élémentaire, ce qui impacte sévèrement la jouabilité déjà très mal en point...

    Tout est à l'avenant de toute manière dans ce jeu bricolé par des amateurs et qui se voudrait... "jeu de rôle" ?... la bonne blague ! et la marmotte, elle emballe le chocolat dans le papier alu ? l'espèce d'histoire est risible mais même au second dégré, on rit jaune tellement c'est mauvais ! tout est si mal fait dans cette daube qu'on en revient pas de voir des trucs pareils... on s'interroge d'ailleurs, comment est-ce possible ? le jeu est d'ailleurs si vilain... des amateurs, des incompétents, des imbéciles ou tout cela à la fois ? c'est dingue...!
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