Reign of Chaos
||(Win98/Me/2000/XP/Mac) (Retail) (WARCR3DR)
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
The Day of Judgment Has
It has been nearly fifteen years since the war between the
orcs and humans ended. An uneasy peace settled over the land while, for years,
the drums of war were silent. Yet the kingdoms of men grew complacent in their
victory - and slowly, the defeated orcish clans regrouped under the banner of a
new visionary leader.
Now a darker shadow has fallen over the world, threatening
to extinguish all life - all hope. The drums of war play upon the winds once
again - rising urgently towards the inevitable hour when the skies will rain
fire - and the world will tremble before the coming of the Burning Legion.
Four Unique Races armed with distinctive
units, magical abilities, and weapons of war.
Two nations of warriors new to the Warcraft
Universe; the plague-ridden Undead and the mysterious Night Elves.
Brilliant three-dimensional graphics powered
by Blizzard's own 3D engine, which offers support for multiple resolutions and
customizable detail settings.
Build Legendary Heroes, whose ability to
advance in levels and learn new spells and abilities makes them the core of
each race's force.
Heroes can use Special Items and Equipment
dropped by Neutral Units or purchased from Neutral Buildings to turn the tide
Neutral Buildings, accessible by each race's
Heroes, offer a variety of wondrous magic items and fearsome mercenary
units--all for a price.
Neutral Units inhabit the world of Azeroth
and impede the unwarry but yield precious treasure when defeated in combat.
Full Multiplayer support, including Internet
play over Battle.net®.
New Multiplayer Features including shared
unit control and resource trading between players.
Improved Battle.net Features including
improved ladder and clan support.
Advanced World Editor design tools allow
players to create their own maps and customize many aspects of the game
Windows® 98/Me/2000/XP: 400 MHz Pentium II or
equivalent, 128 MB of RAM, 8 MB 3D video card (TNT, i810, Voodoo 3, Rage 128
equivalent or better) with DirectX® 8.1 support, 700 MB HD space, 4X CD-ROM
Macintosh® OS 9.0 or higher/ Mac OS X 10.1.3. or
higher: 400 MHz G3 processor,128 MB of RAM, 16 MB ATI Technologies or nVidia
chipset 3D video card, 700 MB HD space, 4X CD-ROM drive.
Recommended: 600 MHz processor, 256 MB of RAM, 32 MB
3D video card, DirectX® 8.1 compatible sound card
Just RPG by Eric Arevalo
"Many players will remember the ancient battles fought
between the vile Orcs and the valiant Humans in the last two Warcraft games.
Now two new playable races enter into the mix, in the form of the Undead lead
by the Burning Legion and the Night Elves, ancient and century old guardians of
nearby Kalimdor, who must now face a past they hoped they would never relive
again. For you see, the Burning Legion, composed of demons and creatures from
the netherworld, has returned leading the Undead in a trail of destruction that
threatens all life. An evil so sinister and malevolent to make the petty
disputes between the Orcs and Humans seem like childs play. It is up to
the player to experience the outcome of adventure and role-playing through the
four finely crafted campaigns (one for each race) with over 30 scenarios
offered in them. The story within this game is masterfully told as it will move
the player to tears at the jarring impact it will have upon you."
"Already, many quality campaigns have been released
by fans due to the easy and powerful editor, as the imagination is the only
limiting factor to what you are able to accomplish with it. This can only help
to increase the shelf life of an already well balanced and addictive game.
Although the only major flaw in this masterful game is that it is quite evident
that the end of the game was rushed when you look at how well the rest of the
game went. Obviously this is only a trivial matter and not of major concern
since Blizzard will likely remedy this with a future expansion pack and then
the continuation of the Warcraft world, in the future online game known as
World of Warcraft. Blizzard Entertainment is comprised of a team of talented
artists, writers, musicians that worked closely together to produce a classic
example of how great a game can become when it is done right. Warcraft 3 is a
rare game that transcends all boundaries and leaves the gaming world in awe of
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