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Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent Riders

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In a twisted medieval dimension, undead creatures and bestial horrors have done the unthinkable--callously slaughtering your entire race. Your friends. Your family. Eliminated. But the nightmare has just begun. Wielding ungodly weapons such as the Firemace and Hellstaff and casting spells from the Tomes of Power, you must seek your vengeance. Or die trying.

  • Supports up to four players via network, two by modem. Adventure through the game with a friend or crack their skull in a bloody deathmatch.
  • Walk. Run. Fly. Look all around you, even up and down.
  • Choose from among 7 weapons (from the simple staff to the awesome Phoenix Rod).
  • Use arcane artifacts to unleash unearthly power on unsuspecting foes.
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id Software
Raven Software
id Software
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Not rated

System requirements for PC

Minimum: A 100% Windows 2000/XP/Vista-compatible computer system

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Heretic: Shadow of the Serpent Riders reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Russian
The time has Come for the Heretic. This is one of the many shooter game that has its original, different chips and ideas of the game itself. The Combination of a dynamic shooter and medieval-magical themes went to the game only for the benefit. She is one of my first games that has earned her place in my heart < 3 Among Other things paint in this game, despite the atmosphere filled with gothic horror and pain, have a bright color (decoration of rooms, open spaces and the textures themselves). Some stained glass which is only worth considering... Just standing and sticking to all this colorful beauty:) Not a small role in the games takes and music. I always first of all pay attention to what is musically accompanied by "meat grinder" and I will say that the Heretic is very interesting and alluring melody. One of the favorite tracks I have, this is the 1M6-Cathedral. Well, I adore the brain. I would Also like to pay attention to various artifacts, monsters, weapons, etc. But all this will go into a tedious tambourine, which hardly anyone would read (and so the infa on all that touches the game is full of internets). I recommend this game to all, without exception, because it will be able to interest you with its originality and adventures in the spectacular, fairy-tale worlds:) Thanks to ID Software & Raven Software for all those masterpieces with which we are familiar and have our favourites to this day! :) 10/10
Translated by
Microsoft from Spain
Whether you play it to recreate those times in which a game like this was the most spectacularly recreational experience as well as discovering retro classics or the advancement of the industry, it is a game that will simply fascinate you, not to aged or drop of evil, and is enjoyed as a Ludico and environmental production. Its simple graphics and pixelated were at the order of the day in its time, today is enjoyed as a pixel art rather curry and dark. If You do not go this royo, you can always use a mod, there are to improve textures, increase resolution, add effects of lights, enemies in 3D, even to change the sounds. I would only advise to increase resolution and textures, the rest can end up a little with the experience. It Is like a medieval Doom, with very varied monsters, some seem inspired by Alien, the environments are more open, from small walled citadels, to aquatic cities. The game consists of 5 worlds: The 3 of the original Heretic (The First World is the demo, yes, before a third of the game was a Demo) + the 2 worlds of the extended Version that called: "Shadow of the Serpent Riders" Highly RECOMMENDED, very ENTERTAINING and very CLASICAZO. If you buy it here, do it with the Pack that comes the Hexen, are the environmental sequels that followed Heretic, in fact, the Hexen 2 is the epic climate of this series. Heretic years later tube a sequel, but little had to do with these games, both history and mechanics.
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