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Average Player Score Based on 410 ratings
8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 410 ratings
  1. 10 (81)
  2. 9 (140)
  3. 8 (126)
  4. 7 (35)
  5. 6 (12)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (9)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:9.1

    A Legend

    Dune is one of the, in my opinion, best games of all time. It was the first game I ever played and it really showed me just how good games could be. In the game, you are Paul Atriedies, the heir and son to the duke of th... Read Full Review

    9 of 10 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:9.1

    A Legend

    Dune is one of the, in my opinion, best games of all time. It was the first game I ever played and it really showed me just how good games could be. In the game, you are Paul Atriedies, the heir and son to the duke of th... Read Full Review

    9 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6

    All around, great for its time

    As a teenager, I loved this game. The ability to venture to some dust bowl planet, rally the natives, and take out your own people's sworn enemy made this my favorite game growing up. The game is inspired by the clas... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    All in all, this is a solid game.

    Dune is a game based on the Frank Herbert novel of the same name. It's sequel, Dune II was a incredible success as heralded the arrival of the RTS. This game shares little in common with its successor besides its name. Y... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Great classic with full brilliance

    It is very hard to know where to start saying something for such a brilliant game. I have just finished it once more after 20 years of its debut and surprised with satisfaction it provides. The first thing must be the ov... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4

    Retro Review I: Dune (1992) - God Bless DOSBox

    I recently downloaded the latest iteration of DOSBox and began sorting through my oldest and most treasured games that I remember from my Childhood. For those of you who aren't quite sure what DOSBox is, it's about the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    An immersive experience with some memorable characters and a great soundtrack which makes you feel and want more.

    *This is my first review so i'm hoping it'll be good. If you have any questions you can PM me or recommend it if you like it!* In 1965, an author called Frank Herbert wrote a book called Dune. It was highly popular, r... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    If you're a fan of Dune, the best game you can enjoy!

    That's the game you need to play to enjoy the spirit of DUNE, The music, the story, everything immerse yourself in this great atmospher. This game is well built about the books. You have to play like the reader of the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    The name of this game's soundtrack says it all: "Spice Opera".

    Very few games have ever produced a soundtrack so successful that it actually sold as a separate piece of art. One such game is "Dune", produced in 1992 by an obscure developer called "Cryo", during one of the shortest b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Definately a great game for its time, well written and well developed.

    Dune itself is a far reaching franchise. Any games based on the exceptionally popular novel series would have a lot to live up to. Thankfully, Dune does just that. With graphics and sound that were awe inspireing for ... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Easily the most immersive Dune game to date

    Ah Frank Herbert´s dune, a great and wondrous book (read it a few times myself), spawned a forgettable movie adaptation (i own the DVD) and it was the setting for Dune 2, a game the Real time strategy formula as we know... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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