Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Disciples III: Renaissance Review

Turn-based doesn't have to mean boring.

Disciples has been a respected series in the turn-based strategy genre. It's been years since a proper sequel, though there have been several expansions released for Disciples II: Dark Prophecy that came out in 2002. Over that time period it seems the developer Akella focused more on creating a game with visual flair than one with an interesting story and satisfying gameplay. Although the third game, subtitled Renaissance, has good elements to it, overall it's a testament to how monotonous turn-based games can be. 

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