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Game #1295
Wrath of The Gods   Collection: CD-ROM Adventure Underdogs
Adventure   Traditional third-person

Rating: 8.52 (68 votes)

Wrath of The Gods box cover

Wrath of The Gods screenshot
Arguably the best game based on Greek mythology ever made, Wrath of the Gods puts you in the sandals of an orphan who discovers that he's actually Zeus' son and must accomplish heroic deeds to earn his place on Olympus. Puzzles are fun, but easy for those familiar with Greek myths (e.g. how Hercules slay the Hydra). Cheesy acting is compensated for by excellent on-line database of Greek myths and hints, and numerous locations. The game's fatal flaw is that it was poorly coded Windows 3.1 engine led to very SLOW speed that's almost unplayable on a 386... a flaw that's no longer relevant with today's computers :) Two thumbs up, way up!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Joel Skidmore
Developer: Luminaria
Publisher: Maxis
Year: 1994
Software Copyright: Maxis
Theme: Myth & Legend, Humorous
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: Windows 3.1
Where to get it:   Official site
Related Links: Wrath of The Gods, MythWeb, Bulfinch's Mythology
Links:    
If you like this game, try: Populous II, James Burke's Connections, Labyrinth of Crete

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