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Average Player Score Based on 254 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 254 ratings
  1. 10 (24)
  2. 9 (51)
  3. 8 (81)
  4. 7 (44)
  5. 6 (23)
  6. 5 (20)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (6)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:8.5

    Addictive Turn based RPG - Old School MoM Like

    I am so far pleasantly surprised by Warlock. It is much in the vein of MoM (Master of Magic) for those of us old enough to remember. I find game system is highly polished - and have yet to come across a single bug (as ... Read Full Review

    11 of 11 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Warlock: Masters of the Arcane

  • Review Score:8.5

    Addictive Turn based RPG - Old School MoM Like

    I am so far pleasantly surprised by Warlock. It is much in the vein of MoM (Master of Magic) for those of us old enough to remember. I find game system is highly polished - and have yet to come across a single bug (as ... Read Full Review

    11 of 11 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.5

    My shortest summary ever: Civ light!

    Warlock cannot deny to be a copycat of the famous Civilization series of games, but this is perfectly OK since Sid "borrowed" massively from the original board game as well. What makes Warlock worth reviewing - and ma... Read Full Review

    5 of 14 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    If you are too young for MoM, it is your chance now.

    First of all, forget the reviews that compares this to Civilization. This game was not meant to be civilization copy, this game is the long waited successor of Microprose's grossly underrated Master of Magic. If you l... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Seems like a Civ5 rip-off but turns out to be something very different and refreshing. More than meets the eye!

    I had been following the development of this game for a few months. I'm a hardcore Civ player since Civ3 and played these games to death so when I saw there was a "Civ5 clone" in the works in a fantasy setting to boot, I... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Civilization series should learn a lot from it.

    I will start with the bads and I will compare everything with Civ 1st. No LAN. 2nd Lack of diplomacy, no need of allies (Civilization V isnot better either) 3rd Technology too random. 4th need some adjustment on AI ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Looks an play like Civ V, but the spells and fantastic setting are great for a more fun and relaxed experience.

    First, let's put it out in the open - Warlock: Master of the Arcane was build on an engine that is VERY similar to Civilization V engine. I don't know if it was a copy or not (since hex based turn based strategy is not e... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    Civ meets Majesty2

    First off this is one of my dream games. If you want a Civ style game within a fantasy setting, that is turn based and promotes combat focused gameplay over creating a vast empire through peaceful colonization, then th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    It passes the time, but I would hardly call this a challenging game.

    Am not writing a full review for this, because there are plenty of other reviews. I am scoring it just above average as in a mindless sort of way it does deliver and pass the time. Having played these sort of games fo... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Reminded Master of Magic

    I'm a long time fan of turn base strategy games. Ever since the first Civilization I tried to play most of strategy games that came out. In my opinion the golden age of those games was the mid and late 90'th when civiliz... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    One of the best turn-based strategy games in years.

    What if Sid Meier's Civilization V was not based on the long term, historical progression of a nation, but instead revolved around a powerful mage leading his empire to victory through might and magic? Paradox's Warlock:... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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