You need to have lots of perseverance and patience to get deep into the Age of Wonders III. This is an exciting game; however one needs to get hooked into it completely to get the best from Age of Wonders III. Letâ€™s find out what this piece of entertainment has to offer you.
On getting started with the game
Your experience with the game may not be as pleasing as you thought during the initial rounds. You may find it hostile and intimidating as it simply neglects improvements in user experience making it opaque and unintuitive.Â The 4X games are usually complicated as there are a lot of systems to learn, yet it allows a player to play like a decent strategist without getting deep into the gameâ€™s mechanism.
The Age of Wonders III contains tutorials hints in text tooltips that helps you understand the vital tactical technique to play the game with ease. The text however is so lengthy that it will make the user lose interest if not followed properly.
The story of Age of Wonders fails to engage a user until he chooses to read the entire tale that is told through lengthy intervals between chapters and with the help of a text scroll. The language used in the writing is good and understandable; however you need to avoid the lengthy texts that force you to take away interest from the story.
All about the game
The Age of Wonders III isnâ€™t a bad game at all. The strategic levels in the game makes it entertaining and you would always want to play it more and more until you reach a point where you find cities completely idle as there were no benefits to build new structures. The turn-based, tactical battles in the game are fantastic and you would want to delve into it with the help of various tools available to you.
The game has army troops battling around and each army on the overworld map is limited to six units with a hero, two archers, and three melee units. The battle ground in the game consists of defenderâ€™s hex and other six hexes, with individual armies positioned in each individual hex. It has a total number of 42 units on the field between the player and the opponent.
The game gives you a great feeling when you pull off the victory against overwhelming odds through the use of cover and flanking. It will also overly punish you in the process by killing your some of the best troop mates. This doesnâ€™t stop here, the game also offers you super powered unit, which will confront your army whenever you win a battle and add abilities to armies you control.
It is a much deeper game than you thought and is way better than its counterpart, Warlock 2, which is a fantasy-themed 4X game too. The Age of Wonders III is surely an entertaining game where there is great tactical combat with good strategic levels. However, the game lacks basic user interactions and it requires great patience to understand the story deeply.