[edit] Background

Live the adventurer's life in this character-based fantasy roleplaying game. Rely on your sword arm, spellcasting talents and unique skills & abilities to fulfill dangerous and lucrative quests. Use your head, and you'll live to see another day in the vast, beautiful and deadly Kingdom of Ancaria.

[edit] Gameplay

Sacred is an action-RPG from Germany-based development studio Ascaron Entertainment. Choose from an assortment of six characters including the Seraphim, Gladiator, Vampire, Battlemage, a Wood Elf, and a Dark Elf, each with unique fighting styles and special abilities. Various play options allow for online multiplayer, as well as an expansive single player quest, which boasts over 200 missions including side quests. Innovative additions to gameplay include environmental factors such as a day-to-night cycle, which will effect the abilities of the Vampire character (she takes the form of a knight by day, and draws on her vampire strengths at night).

[edit] Features

  • Play as six different heroes like the fierce and entertaining Gladiator, or the angelic warrior Seraphim, pursuing quests from their perspective, and gaining unique powers.
  • Create your own custom combat combos – blending hand to hand, ranged combat, and spellcasting styles into specialized combat abilities.
  • Explore an enormous, densely populated world – meeting 300 unique NPC's across 30 main quests and over 200 subquests!
  • Fashion custom armor & weaponry via Blacksmiths, who improve or alter your equipment to your exact specifications!
  • Horseback combat – heroes can cast spells, fight hand to hand, and fire ranged weapons while riding.
  • Up to four friends in cooperative multiplayer, or slice through enemies in Hack & Slash, and Player-vs-Player mode for up to 16 players via LAN or Internet.

[edit] Hardware Requirements

Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
Pentium III 800MHz
256mb RAM
4x CD Rom drive
DirectX9.0b (included with Sacred)
DirectX8 compatible 16mb video card
2gb free hard drive space
DirectX8 compatible sound card
TCP/IP LAN or Internet for multiplayer

Recommended: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
Pentium 4 1.4GHz
512mb RAM
8x CD Rom drive
DirectX9.0b (included with Sacred)
DirectX8 compatible 64mb video card
2gb free hard drive space
DirectX8 compatible sound card with 3D support
TCP/IP LAN or Internet for multiplayer

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Oct 28, 04 5:57pm
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May 1, 04 4:53am

Surprising gem of a game that came outa nowhere!
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Apr 18, 04 6:40pm

The game's graphics is above average even when you don't have the settings set...

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