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8.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 955 ratings
  1. 10 (286)
  2. 9 (425)
  3. 8 (123)
  4. 7 (50)
  5. 6 (22)
  6. 5 (13)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (25)

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  • User Rating 4.2

    couldve been a top game if it wasnt for one flaw that largely ruins the game.you have red the best, now read the rest

    Rated on December 26, 2005 by Liverpoolmania7

    the basics: u start of with a party of 6 characters which have a nice range (fairies and dracons and such) and there are many skills which makes wach char different. u also raise skill levels by pract...

    8 out of 33 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8

    Rated on December 10, 2003 by Duke13630

    Ok, I've played it and passed it so here is my review. The game mind you has a better storyline and hook then most games these days. The gameplay is the same but the hints found in the game will be ...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    The best RPG series goes out with a bang!

    Rated on May 15, 2007 by writincat

    Big, but clear enough objectives and tasks that you don't get bored (unlike Wiz 7). Great replay ability, fantastic variations, great graphics & sound for it's day and the best gaming system ever...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    One of the most complete Computer RPGs ever developed. A Mandatory game to have beaten before you can be called an RPGer

    Rated on January 08, 2010 by taxonomic

    There was a time in the late 80's- Early 90's that the PC RPG market was ruled by only a few prominent series of games. Most notable were Jon Von Caneghem's Might & Magic Games, Richard Garriott's Ult...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Rated on May 09, 2004 by BeyondZork

    Do you play RPG's? You don't really unless you have have Wizardry 8. It is now well into 2004, and trust me this game will never become dated. It is simply one of the finest, most diverse RPG's eve...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    Best pc-game i've ever played.

    Rated on September 14, 2004 by Forgetthename

    If you like RPG's you shouldn't miss Wizardry 8. Wizardry 8 has many different classes, and you can make many different parties, with faeries, lizardmen, dwarfs, dracons (a combination of dragons and ...

    3 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    It's amazing to see how far the Wizardry series has come since its beginnings on the Apple II.

    Rated on August 26, 2004 by jekyll

    This game is simply a top-notch RPG, incredibly fun and addictive, and providing a worthy challenge for all who play. To think that the Wizardry franchise started out with pictures of monsters made fr...

    3 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Deep RPG and tactical combat options

    Rated on November 01, 2006 by dryden555

    This is probably one of my favorite PC games of all time, right up there with system shock 2. I never replay games, but I have played this one through 3 times. Why? The RPG elements for building yo...

    4 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    A virtual unknown thats an unexpected treat

    Rated on August 04, 2006 by MessiahKnot

    Like many people, I had never heard of Wizardry 8. All that I could recall about the game, after initially stumbling upon its review page, was a vague recollection of the game box in my local game sho...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Yet another forgotten, under-rated RPG that had the substance but didn't have the marketing.

    Rated on June 24, 2007 by keithburgun

    This game is great. Awesome turn-based strategy combat, innovative party system, great character creation system with TONS of races and classes to pick from, also you can multiclass... it's just a lo...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.