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Today's Classic Review: Secret of the Silver Blades
« on: April 17, 2017, 01:00:22 PM »
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Re: Today's Classic Review: Secret of the Silver Blades
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2017, 08:50:12 AM »
Played it back in the Day and thought it was good but not great. As with most of the Gold Box series, hard to beat. I remember some hot, blonde chick showed-up to help out toward the end I think and this was about the best part. I liked Curse of the Azure Bonds much more. Thanks for trip down Memory-Of-Getting-My-Ass-Kicked Lane.
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Re: Today's Classic Review: Secret of the Silver Blades
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2017, 06:25:57 AM »
My brother and I would have probably quit the Silver Blades early, too, except we ran into a fatal bug in one of those ludicrously boring tunnels in the first third of the game.

So the game quit us instead. YET I FEEL VINDICATED NOW!  :D O0
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Re: Today's Classic Review: Secret of the Silver Blades
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2017, 06:28:15 AM »
Sadly, this broke us on being able to trust the system (and the game design which was so boring for Silver Blades we were thinking of quitting anyway), so I don't recall that we ever even tried to play the finale to the Pools series (which necessarily had to be more interesting by dealing with the drow and Lloth); nor the finale of the Dragonlance trilogy which I'm pretty sure we had bought.
GROGS OF CRISIS -- a four-player mp of GMT's boardgame Time of Crisis, set in the decades before Diocletian.

Me vs Barth -- DC1: Blitz

Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

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Re: Today's Classic Review: Secret of the Silver Blades
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2017, 09:19:29 AM »
I never finished the 3 final games of each of the game worlds but I cheated and read the Clue Books to see what I missed. All of the games very tough to beat for that time period. Tried the Pools of Darkness again from GOG but just couldn't go back that far and enjoy it.  :'(
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