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Average Player Score Based on 722 ratings
7.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 722 ratings
  1. 10 (65)
  2. 9 (122)
  3. 8 (268)
  4. 7 (190)
  5. 6 (54)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (4)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:7

    Good game.....

    For those unfamiliar with Icewind Dale, it is a Dungeons & Dragons RPG along the lines of Baldur's Gate, (though in this game, you create your whole 6 person party rather than pick up NPCs along the way) where you ta... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Icewind Dale: Heart of Winter

  • User Rating:8.6

    Good expansion but far too short.

    Heart of Winter is a good expansion to Icewind Dale. It not only adds an extra whole part to the game but if you play the original with it installed lots more special items are to be found. Whilst these extra items ar... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5

    Great tactical battles

    I prefer the first Icewind Dale and this add-on to the sequel, in spite of that fact the sequel is roughly 2 times longer. This game has no pointless filler and very little story. It really is all about the battles and d... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.5

    Not enough RPG in the RPG

    So, Icewind Dale was SUPPOSED to be a role playing game.T his was merely a hack-n-slash, poorly disguised as an RPG. If that's what you're in to, you'll love this game, but after playing Baulder's Gate, I expected more,... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7

    Good game.....

    For those unfamiliar with Icewind Dale, it is a Dungeons & Dragons RPG along the lines of Baldur's Gate, (though in this game, you create your whole 6 person party rather than pick up NPCs along the way) where you ta... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.7

    A solid but brief expansion to a fun dungeon crawler.

    Icewind Dale was a fun dungeon crawler; so Black Isle thought an expansion would be a good idea: enter Heart of Winter. Heart of Winter can either be set during Icewind Dale (if you so choose) during a full game or after... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7

    While the content of this expansion is splendid, it is too little for great satisfaction.

    Icewind Dale was a game that exceeded the expectations of those who had waited for Black Isle's next game after Baldur's Gate and its expansions. It turned out to be more than the filler in between the first Baldur's Gat... Read Full Review

    0 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8

    Great expansion pack to an excellent game!

    When I first played this game I also had a bitter taste in my mouth.. but the more I played and replayed.. I found the game to be a diamond in the rough.. Sure BG2 overshadows it.. but this should be taken apart from the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9

    Icewind Dale is a great Role Playing Game that can be played over and over again. Then Try Icewind Dale II for more Fun!

    I have enjoyed playing Icewind Dale for 10 + years and spend at least 2 months of every year playing it over and over again. Each time I start a game I build a different Character and team to have a new experience and ad... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful