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Culdcept Saga

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GF Rating
5.8

1668 ratings

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

the fun factor makes this game perfect

posted by happythug (VANCOUVER, WA) Apr 19, 2008

Member since Oct 2007

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This game was such a nice surprise. Its really hard to explain its goodness. Its not super graphical or anything its like a monopoly and magic the gathering game mixed up. There are lots of rules and it can be tricky to learn it all, but that just leaves more room for strategy. Its very addictive and collecting cards to make your personal and unique deck is lots of fun. The story isn't very interesting, but I just can't stop playing. My girlfriend is addicted now too so I had to buy it. She even accidentally erased my save file when I was more than halfway through the game and I replayed through every bit and had fun the whole time. This game is not for everyone. Its not fast paced or action packed. Its a strategic board-game, but for those of us who enjoy that kind of thing you will LOVE this. I've not been unhappy playing this game once. Even losing gets you cards so you don't feel too bad. When I lose a round I just want to get back in the game and try a new strategy.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Culdcept Saga

posted by GLSketch (Fulton, NY) Mar 28, 2008

Member since Aug 2005

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Strategy enthusiasts rejoice! Cultcept returns! Imagine Monopoly only super Japanese and with Magic: the Gathering cards to lay down instead of hotels and houses. Yes, that is a little too simplistic but it gets the feel for what the game is really about. The object is to get to a certain point level before your opponent/s. You claim tiles by placing creatures on them if they are empty, or battling them with one of your creatures (this is not a battle in typical video game sense but more mathematical like a battle in Magic:The Gathering). You can use items and spells to boost your creatures or have other effects on gameplay. The games certainly take some time (half an hour to an hour) but you are rewarded by gaining new cards to add to your pool if you win or lose, gaining more if you win. Tiles are upgradeable, giving more strength to the creature defending it, and making it more valuable (meaning you opponent will pay you more if he lands on it and cannot defeat the creature you placed). Each level has a new board layout with a new opponent or sometimes two. You can go to past levels to practice before proceeding in the storyline, giving you some time to cool off and gain more cards if a certain level has frustratingly defeated you.

The game is addictive, fun, but the graphics could be PS1 and the learning curve is relatively steep. You may be spending quite some time learning the finer points of the game. It's well worth a rental for anyone who likes strategy games and those who enjoy it enough to keep it will have quite a challenge getting all the achievements the game offers.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Card game strategy to the next level

posted by PepsiBlue (VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) Mar 11, 2008

Member since Mar 2008

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This game is great because it takes the planning of making a great deck, with the strategic planning of where to take control of certain territories. The maps in story mode continued to get better and better as I progressed within the game. The game was troublesome in the early stages. Once you know your deck, you can start to work on how to effectively use it. There are about 480 cards to collect, and they all work well. There are a few that stand out, and there are a few that you wouldn't put in your deck ever, until you see them used against you.

My only complaint about this game is that, I very rarely find anyone to play online. I have yet to play anyone. So... maybe the online community is lacking. But the story mode, and multiplayer mode is amazing.

If you like card games, and don't mind the time it takes to play through a decent game of monopoly. You should get this game. Definitely worth renting.

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