User reviews for Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne
5.2 / 10Combined Score
Numerous satanic symbols...wizard misses hitting opponent with magic too often...Game progresses too slowly...not enough heroes offered in game and there isn't a big difference in combat between heroes and regualr troops other than the "casting spell" ability.
I enjoy fantasy games. However, why can't the game creators make their own symbols for representing spells, etc instead of using New Age satanic symbols?
Furthermore, I think it would be cool if trades could be made between wizzards involving troops. Like in "Lords of Magic" for example.
The game starts slowly and then picks up if you own enough cities to have a marginal income of gold. If not, the game slowly drags on for ever.
This game isn't worth the 70$ CAN it's going for now. If you think you might be interested, buy it second hand for 20-30$ or wait a year and then buy it for arounf the same price. Either that or wait until "Lords of Magic" rele...