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A Game of Dwarves - PC

A Game of Dwarves - PC
alaScore 87

9 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the single player gameplay. The design also gets good comments, but there are some negative reviews about the gameplay.

design, single player

gameplay

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the A Game of Dwarves - PC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 9 reviews)

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A Game of Dwarves- PC

 

What would it be like to run a kingdom of dwarves? This is the central question posed by A Game of Dwarves. As it turns out, it takes some real effort to run a kingdom of short, ill-tempered, mythological sentient beings with a penchant for digging...

If you play this game, and you have a living memory of Dungeon Keeper, then you’ll be struck by the similarities involved. However, A Game of Dwarves is by no means a replacement for that classic franchise. It’s also a smaller, less costly game, so...

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A Game of Dwarves

 

It's been quite some time since there's been a new dedicated minion management strategy game, a genre arguably kicked off by Dungeon Keeper and then perfected by Evil Genius. Developer Zeal Game Studio and publisher Paradox Interactive, a publishing...

A Game of Dwarves could have been a better revival of the genre that Dungeon Keeper started, but it's still a solid title and at $10, anyone in this particular niche will get what they payed for.

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A Game of Dwarves Review

 

Peter Jackson has a lot to answer for. Orcs are no longer green square-jawed brutes, trolls aren't old men hiding under bridges, and dwarves are permanently Scottish. They're axe-wielding miners who tend to dig too greedily and too deep. Paradox and...

When the dwarves dig the ground out from under their feet, flail a little in surprise and fall to the next level. When the game doesn’t glitch, that is.

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A Game of Dwarves (PC)

 

Looks like fun. Hopefully they'll keep adding content.

Good humor and voice acting

Too much digging, this game gets stale quick

Sadly it seems that faults outweigh the positive aspects of the game. While there is some good humor and fun to be had, there are a lot of aggravating moments as well. Perhaps they will release some patches along with the DLC they're trying to nickel...

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A Game Of Dwarves PC Review

 

A Game of Dwarves takes its cues from classic sim management games such as Theme Hospital and Dungeon Keeper. Rather like that latter title, the aim in A Game Of Dwarves is to develop an underground settlement, keep your minions happy, research...

Cute Dwarves ; Lots of things to build ; Lengthy campaign

Extremely slow paced ; Repetitive gameplay ; Too easy

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