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7.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 216 ratings
  1. 10 (49)
  2. 9 (74)
  3. 8 (44)
  4. 7 (19)
  5. 6 (9)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (9)

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  • User Rating 9.3

    IGNORE the PLAYERS score 7.6 doesn't do this game JUSTICE. IT's even better than the professional reviewers score it.

    Rated on June 20, 2007 by ravinhood1

    This game by far is the best fantasy based turn based role playing strategy game I've ever played in my 25+ years of computer gaming. Yes, it has an extreme learning curve, but, that's part of the fun...

    14 out of 17 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Dominions 3 is not about the graphics. There is no easy way to get into it, you just have to experience it. You'll know.

    Rated on October 15, 2006 by alexander_brady

    THE GOOD: -Deep, addictive strategy -More content than the developers (2 people!) even remember -Large, strong community THE BAD: -Non-scalar, 2d graphics -Small musical score I first ran a...

    19 out of 21 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.8

    Dominions 3 brims with potential for turn-based fantasy fans but gets bogged down in the implementation.

    Rated on October 21, 2006 by joramHH

    The good: Tons of variety, excellent music, a kingdom for every playstyle. Lots of magic The bad: Expensive, endgame is tedious, UI isn't management friendly The ugly: The graphics The object...

    13 out of 22 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Excellent MP value for fantasy TBS thinkers with lots of time and willingness to delve into details

    Rated on October 28, 2006 by bigboote

    Dominions 3 is probably the most complex and rewarding fantasy wargames you will find. With that in mind, let me briefly sketch some of its features (since I will not waste precious space recounting w...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    It might be a low budge game but it has a solid high budge value.

    Rated on November 26, 2006 by Advocate

    Dominions 3 is one of the best game purchases I have made this year. When I was introduced to Dominions 2 I wasn't really sure what to make the game, but after playing it for years I can firmly say n...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Possibly the best turn-based game of 2006 and certainly the largest.

    Rated on December 08, 2006 by Sarcerok

    Dominions 3 is one of only two games that I have played this year that comes with a comprehensive manual (Civ 4 being the other one, also an excellent game). It's a good thing too because with 50 plus...

    7 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    If you're into a quick, pick-up strategy game, look elsewhere. If you're ready to eschew sleep and bathing, awaken!

    Rated on January 24, 2007 by Caduceus06

    As others have stated, the graphics are not the draw for the Dominions series. You will be hard-pressed, however, to find a deeper strategy game. For instance, I couldn't figure out why after a few b...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    The King of Turn-Based Strategy!

    Rated on December 18, 2010 by earwicker7

    I really wasn't expecting to like this game, but I gave it a shot because of all of the rave reviews I was hearing. I was looking forward to Disciples 3, but heard nothing but horror stories about it...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    The BEST TBS strategy game, probably ever!

    Rated on May 27, 2011 by DocRock99

    Dominions 3 is a 2006 game that is still being supported. It's somewhat pricey, but it is worth every penny. The manual is practically worth the price alone, giving you (almost) all the information yo...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Not for everyone

    Rated on October 01, 2011 by MartialDoctor

    Let me start by saying that I love strategy games. Civ Series, MOO, MoM, GalCiv, Distant Worlds... the list goes on. However, I hate this game. That's right, I hate it. I will focus on what I disl...

    0 out of 3 found this review helpful.