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  • Summary: (Also known as "American McGee's Scrapland") Scrapland is a third-person 3-D action-adventure game set in a futuristic robotic world where humans are feared and frowned upon. The game delivers a solidly engaging, sometimes humorous adventure narrative that combines a unique blend of combat(Also known as "American McGee's Scrapland") Scrapland is a third-person 3-D action-adventure game set in a futuristic robotic world where humans are feared and frowned upon. The game delivers a solidly engaging, sometimes humorous adventure narrative that combines a unique blend of combat and racing. Players take on the role of D-Tritus, an intergalactic traveler who finds himself involved in a series of mysterious murders committed in a world where death had been previously unheard of. With the ability to transform into any of 15 character types each with their own unique powers and the skill to pilot hundreds of gunships found in the game, D-Tritus attempts to solve this murderous conspiracy plaguing the city of Chimera. Control hundreds of ships, each with their own variation in handling depending on weight, power and aerodynamics. Create your own fleet and build customized gunships based on plans found in the game. [Enlight Software] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 37
  2. Negative: 0 out of 37
  1. What’s great about Scrapland is this robot society. The graphics take most advantage of this with unique imagery and high levels of detail. The audio also is impressive as the voice acting in particular gives these robots personality.
  2. The bright, solid graphics pushed me to keep playing just to see new locations and by then I was immersed in the game's conspiracy. You couldn't do much better amidst this season's adventure PC games.
  3. GMR Magazine
    80
    Scapland's gorgeous set pieces and unique take on "Grand Theft Auto's" open-ended gameplay makes it one of PC gaming's best-kept secrets. [Jan 2005, p.104]
  4. Few games hit the shelves with as much panache and style, and as an entertaining romp through an original world it excels.
  5. The lack of variation with the missions, and with very few things we haven’t seen before, Scrapland tries admirably, but fails just short of the mark of being fully recommendable.
  6. PC Gamer
    66
    Tries to be two games in one, and ends up doing neither terribly well. [Jan 2005, p.80]
  7. AceGamez
    50
    You'd think that nowadays when games companies have to compete with more and more high-end products, that developers would try and at least make their game worthy of the entry fee.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 9
  3. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. Dec 4, 2012
    10
    Very solid game. I have played this on old systems and new systems and it always looks good. Stunning map-design as well as ship/characterVery solid game. I have played this on old systems and new systems and it always looks good. Stunning map-design as well as ship/character models. The mini-games may annoy some but they make you appreciate the top-shelf arcade racing and combat. The most thrilling hover-sled combat ever done in games. Turbo- boosts, boost-pads and tractor-beams make for chaotic 'bouy-races' and if that doesn't work...try your cannons. Good story mixed with wild free-play...just make your own fun. Awesome visuals with excellent race-elements. Expand
  2. Jun 15, 2020
    10
    This game caught me really hard when i was young. I really loved the game and her settings. Now i played once again and its still a banger! ifThis game caught me really hard when i was young. I really loved the game and her settings. Now i played once again and its still a banger! if you want to play a bit different GTA you found it right there. Expand
  3. NachoNmonic
    Nov 16, 2004
    10
    It's cool.
  4. Nov 21, 2020
    10
    Good stuff! It's a very graphically impressive game for that time, nowadays not so much. Hoping they remake it with raytracing!
  5. KevinC.
    Feb 15, 2005
    9
    This game is excellent. GTA it is not, but that's called copyright infringement... This game takes some of the best ideas from GTA, This game is excellent. GTA it is not, but that's called copyright infringement... This game takes some of the best ideas from GTA, mainly free roaming, lots of vehicle types, multiple mission paths, and plenty of weapons to create a very new and original system that works very well. I love the idea of actually turing into other robots, taking all of their money, weapons, looks and security clearance with them. The only reason I gave the game a 9 instead of 10 is due to the missions. Single player missions get a bit repetitive. It seems to follow a "Sure I'll help you, but first you have to do these 5 things for me" type of story. But there are so many different ways of completing the same task, that you don't really begin to mind after too long, because you can try something new. Overall, very strong graphics and storyline. Music is a bit lacking, but overall good. Characters are good, and so is difficulty. This game is highly underrated and unknown. I highly recommend picking it up. Expand
  6. Jul 28, 2012
    9
    Really great game with pretty good story behind it. I still remember the time I played it for the first time and I plan to come back and playReally great game with pretty good story behind it. I still remember the time I played it for the first time and I plan to come back and play it again anytime soon! Expand
  7. May 18, 2020
    0
    Un jeu d'action et d'aventure soit disant... mais un jeu qui en fait ne marche sur rien et ne fonctionne même pas sur ce qu'il est censéUn jeu d'action et d'aventure soit disant... mais un jeu qui en fait ne marche sur rien et ne fonctionne même pas sur ce qu'il est censé fonctionner !... Je veux bien que certaines vieilles daubasses de cet acabit (car cette bouse a bien l'air d'être quand même une grosse daube quoi qu'on en dise) soient capricieuses sur les OS plus récents... mais tout de même !

    A cause surtout de leur système anti-copie StarForce ! lequel devrait fonctionner sur XP... normalement. Sauf que ce n'est pas le cas, même sur XP, c'est dingue ça... première fois que je vois ça. En recherchant rapidement sur le net, on trouve un tuto en allemand pour "récupérer" un exécutable décontaminé de la merdasse StarForce mais je ne me vois pas en train de télécharger une "exe" sur un site douteux, pour ne pas dire mafieux !

    Et je ne vois pas pourquoi je devrais me casser le cul à réparer leur grosse merde de jeu tout cassé... d'autant qu'ils n'en ont jamais rien eu à foutre puisqu'aucun patch officiel n'est jamais sorti...! nul doute que ces crevards ont dû mettre la clé sous la porte il y a des lustres, de toute façon. Donc, le jeu de robot et ses potes robots : à la casse, toi, tes deux cd, ton manuel et ton boîtier de merde !
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