THE GOOD: Excellent gameplay, long, long epic game with great story, nice system and character graphics, huge world with non-linear play
THE BAD: Overland graphics aren't the best, sound/music is almost non-existent, movement controls can get tricky.
SUMMARY: I am a hardcore RPG'r from the old days and I love to find a game that so successfully captures what is the most fun about role-playing - that feeling of immersing yourself in a huge epic story, playing characters that you really come to care about. Avernum 2 does that. In fact, I would go out on a limb and say that in some aspects (storyline, character development, size of the game world) this is one of the best RPGs I've played in some aspects, even if it is shareware.
In Avernum 2, you'll play a band of adventurers solving quests in the huge, underground world of Avernum - a place that started as an exile for misfits from the surface world and developed into a kingdom unto itself. Ultimately, your adventurers are trying to help Av...