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Posts tagged “Blackguards 2”

A Better Class Of Criminal: Blackguards 2

The original Blackguards was like a wax apple. I saw it sitting there in the fruitbowl of the internet - shiny, red and tempting - but when I plunged my pegs into it and tore off a mouthful I made a face like Stan Laurel chewing a wasp. I love tactical RPGs but the early missions of Daedalic's villain 'em up felt like puzzles with…

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Strategic Scoundrels: Blackguards 2

I didn't get along with Blackguards, Daedalic's Dark Eye universe strategy RPG. On paper, it sounded like it might be a cup of tea that was almost entirely up my street but I found the early battles a slog. Too often, I'd see my party smashed to bits and have to replay until I found the 'correct' method for a particular fight. Despite that, I've…

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