Icewind Dale Review
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It's well suited for fans of Black Isle Studios' previous games, classic hack-and-slash AD&D computer games, and anyone looking for an action-packed role-playing game with a lot of depth.
Bioware's Infinity Engine has powered some of the greatest RPGs out there. Arriving a short time before Baldur's Gate II was Icewind Dale an RPG that at its core was just a linear dungeon crawler, but a very well designe... Read Full Review5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
Icewind Dale is based north of Baldur's Gate in the region of Icewind Dale and starts in the small village of Easthaven. Whilst it looks and plays very much like Baldur's Gate it is more focused on the combat and action ... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Icewind Dale, like Baldur's Gate I and II, is based in the Forgotten Realms fantasy world and uses the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (AD&D) rules to dictate the action. The story takes place in the frozen northland of the ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Yes! It is a big and amazing fairytale as we see it in a beginning of the game: storyteller opens a book and starts to read us the tale of the forgotten realms. The same way i felt playing it - like reading a book! Ther... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
So,last week i re-installed this game again after about 5 years to play it again...i just finished it yesterday and i have to say that is still one of the best CRPGs i have played in my life.It's more action oriented tha... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
The game is a good game and pretty fun, and the story behind it is absolutely amazing. The only problem with the game that I find is that it can be a little dead at times and frustrating when your characters get tired a... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I prefer this game 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 developing a team of charac... Read Full Review1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Icewind dale is a great game. If you can go with the ageing graphics of course! If you can, then you will enjoy the incredible atmosphere that the game delivers. I played it for the firs time back in 2001 and since then... Read Full Review4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
Icewind Dale series is the second one of AD&D rules based CRPGs that take place in Faerun(the main continent of the Forgotten Realms Setting).This time your adventures are located in the area of Spine of the World,which... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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 Review2 of 7 users found the following review helpful
Following on from the excellent Baldur's Gate series, Icewind Dale is a fun adventure which focuses more on adventuring than the deeply - immersive character interaction which was the hallmark of both the Baldur's Gate s... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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