This is one of those rare games where the world actually feels alive and while its still scripted it really immerses the player in the game unlike many other rpgs. The graphics also seem a bit dated but that also allows for a wider variety of people who are able to play it. The amount of spoken dialogue in this game is incredible. Every character has spoken dialogue which is very rare for rpgs of this size. And While this game has depth it is also very easy to pick up. The only problems I found with this game is the lack of a side map while your playing and the lack of detail in the quest descriptions. However, I highly recommend this game even to someone with a casual interest in role playing games.
Here is a quick history lesson for everyone who is new to the series: Back in 2001, a German company called Piranha Bytes released the first title in the series adequately named "Gothic". While not a perfect game, Gothic... Read Full Review
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