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Average Player Score Based on 1191 ratings
8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 1191 ratings
  1. 10 (207)
  2. 9 (409)
  3. 8 (406)
  4. 7 (114)
  5. 6 (21)
  6. 5 (17)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (3)
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  10. 1 (10)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:9.3

    “Wonderful”<br /> A true blend of RPG and RTS<br />

    What can I say? I love this game and the two add-ons. From the character development to the base building, they have managed to get the balance right. The skill tree is diverse enough to tailor for the aspiring mage or t... Read Full Review

    8 of 9 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about SpellForce: The Order of Dawn

  • User Rating:7.6

    Best way to describe this game is that this is a RPG in RTS skin.

    This game basically feels like they were mixing up 2 genres with the best intentions with mixed results. First off everyone says its a RPG/ RTS combo game. I think it feels more like a RPG in RTS skin. Don't get me wrog ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7

    A hybrid of RPG and RTS which might have make it right

    I had no clue what spellforce was. I thought it was a RPG game. I got it for free from a magazine and I tried it. After a few minutes playing the tutorial I realized that spellforce was not just a RPG. It was more than t... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    SpellForce short review

    SpellForce: The Order of Dawn is a highly addictive and very innovative game. I spent a whole year playing this game over and over again. And I still play it a lot. SpellForce: The Order of Dawn has a mind blowing storyl... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8

    Its suprising, an RTS game with an touch of RPG style.

    This is my first time to encounter a game which has a mixed variety of gaming genre. The result of this RTS/RPG combination in Spell Force: Order of dawn is quite amazing. The Avatar is considered to be your primary ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4

    great game

    I picked up SpellForce based on the reviews posted below, and found it to be a great game that had me up till late at night, on too many a night during the work week. The graphics are top-notch, the camera control is exe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.4

    You get what you pay for.

    This game is amounst the cheaper rpg'ish games out there. I was surprised it was only twenty bucks when I got it earlier this year. I had seen the pics and read reviews for it here at gamespot. I thought it looked rat... Read Full Review

    0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5

    This ambitious mix of gaming elements is not a recipe for fun

    I picked up Spellforce: Platinum on sale via Impulse last month. Based on the editor reviews, I thought it might turn out to be the kind of game that rewards you for digging deeper and investing a little bit beyond th... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    Best Combination between RPG and RTS

    If one game company made possible a combination between RPG and RTS that would be JoWood. I don't think that i have ever enjoyed a RTS game more than Spellforce Order of Dawn. It has it all: the graphics, the action, the... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.3

    Very good game, gets a little repetitve.

    General/Summary: I picked up SpellForce based on the reviews posted below, and found it to be a great game that had me up till late at night, on too many a night during the work week. The graphics are top-notch, the cam... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    One of the best ever

    SpellForce took my breath away.From the start it made stick in front of the computer for hours.You get acquainted with it very easy and from there on ... Well , give it a try , it 's worth it. I think that what I loved ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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