3 stars 3/5 Stars Average score of 2 user reviews spread across 2 releases and 1 DLC
It'd be pretty hard to write a review of Gyromancer without comparing it to Puzzle Quest, though I'll quickly summarize the genre for those of you who skipped the older game. Both are set in a fantasy world where you play the hero sent on an epic fantasy style quest. Instead of random encounters taking you to a turn-based battle system, you're taken to a puzzle grid map where you play a game of what is essentially Bejeweled. In the case of Puzzle Quest, this game was substantially altered by ...
Mixed bagGyromancer combines strategic turn-based puzzling with RPG elements, a combination that involves pretty much all my favourite genres. However, the mechanics behind each genre are rather weak, barely hitting the marks. Earning EXP and levelling up is generic and without any choices it feels bland and meaningless. The only strategic choice you have is which creatures to bring into battle, but their different abilities aren't diverse enough and doesn't really change anything inside the bat...
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