This is by far, the most underrated RPG ever! Anyone who missed this gem a few years back should get a copy any way they can and play it as often as they can. The only reason I didn't give this a ten is that the battle system could be improved with a target lock. It's a little too realistic for my liking, making it too easy to get your ass kicked if you make one wrong move. Other than that, pure RPG perfection!
I still haven't finished this game because it's story is so involving and rewarding to the player that I just have to explore the lush, realistic world to interact with all the prison's denizens. Finding someones once-hidden trove of weapons or spells is so invigorating I can't describe it!
If you can get a copy on eBay, go for it. If you love Morrowind or Oblivion you will never stop playing Gothic!
PROS: -Gothic has one of the best and more importantly non-cliche story lines in RPG history. It's not the good guy killing the bad guy or save the world kind of thing. Actually, the main aspect of the story is very si... Read Full Review
Gothic is the first game in the long-running 'Gothic' series, and is easily the most innovative title by far. To understand why Gothic is considered a cult-classic you must understand the story, and experience the vi... Read Full Review