By Wild Card
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"Dwarf Quest is an old school throwback to those epic adventure games of my childhood. If you are a fan of dungeon crawls, this is a must-have game." - AppAdvice.com
"Dwarf Quest offers wonderful simplicity, allowing anyone to pick up and play the game." - iPadClub.nl
"[Combat] feels almost like that of a board game. There is an elegance to its simplicity. The result is an accessible, fast paced battle system that feels almost arcade-y, almost puzzle-y, and never boring. I was quite taken with it." - Gamezebo.com
"Dwarf Quest is a fun, fast adventure game." - iPhoneClub.nl
"Dwarf Quest is a great little gem." - IndieGameMag.com
Do you remember crawling through dungeons in video and board games in the 90's? Dwarf Quest revisits such classic experiences, reimagined for your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
Play as Morrin Firebeard, proud dwarven warrior. Explore forgotten dungeons, slay terrible monsters and find glorious treasure! Will you be able to survive, and ultimately track down the undead wizard Azar?
* Intuitive touch controls
* Atmospheric graphics
* Fantastic original soundtrack
* Dungeon crawling exploration
* Fast-paced, turn-based combat that plays like a board game
* Battle Cards to boost your skills
* 9 levels including two bossfights
* Universal app (tested on all iPads, iPhone 4S and iPod touch 4)
Prove you are hero enough to beat the Dwarf Quest!
What's New in Version 1.1
* You can now buy extra Battle Cards at altars for 300 gold apiece
* Fixed minotaur / lever bug: should you die in this room, you will spawn outside and can try again
* Added Restart Level option for when you're stuck (shouldn't happen anymore from now on) or want to try again using different tactics
* Improved overall collision detection for all levels
* Bigger collision box for the dwarf, meaning no more misclicks during combat
* Active Battle Card effects are displayed on screen, just below your healthbar
Thank you for your continued support!
Dwarven dungeon delving fun
**Update** the new update has fixed many problems given on review. Only other thing I could find was that on the 2 part of the snow levels I was able to walk outside of the map by accident, and was stuck. Fortunately there is now a restart level. Other than that I am so glad I'm able to buy cards at altars. Please keep updating and adding more. Maybe cards with fire or ice enchantment for the axe? I dunno... :)
I think problems that I've experience seem like they will be addressed when the game is updated. I'm looking forward to the update! This game has great potential. Easy to pick up and play. Easy to figure out while not being overly difficult or involved as some RPGs are. Strategy in fights are fun and keeps gameplay interesting. I'd love to see more levels, and armor/ weapons options put into play. So far a great little game that I really hope is updated and expanded upon in the future. With the update it will be a 5 star game. And although short, it is worth the current $0.99 price tag.
Balance is very poor
I really want to like this game, but the balance seems very poor. Not as in, "It is difficult," but more as in, "Impossible situations." Right now, I am on the third level or so, facing two minnintars (sp?), and I can't hurt them. Even with +1 attack level-up for the duration of combat and two axes, my attack is weaker than their armor, so I do no damage. I can use a $300 card to hit him one hit, but it takes about 6 or 7 of those to kill 1, and I'm now facing 2.
I had to restart a level to go back and buy the right cards to get passed the first dude; now on the next level I have two!
Did I miss an axe somewhere? I thought I checked every room. I would go down a level to check, but the game won't let you go back levels. My only options at this point is to restart the game from scratch and hope I find something I missed the first time, replay the level I'm on in hopes something changes, or give up the game.
I'm on the fence, because I really like it. Only reason I gave it 2 stars instead of one, at this point, though, is that a few others seem to have beat the game, which makes me think I missed an axe somewhere.
Still... Very frustrating....
Adding another star to my rating
The more I play this game, the more I like it. It has nice graphics, is highly playable, is simple but engaging, and packs a lot of atmosphere. Plus, the developer has responded very well to player feedback. There are some bugs, but the game killers appear to be gone, and the developer will surely release more levels. A good buy at any price; an excellent buy at .99
- Category: Games
- Updated: Sep 08, 2012
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 144 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Wild Card
- © 2012 Wild Card
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.