Reviews for Lucius
Poorly executedMarkDeejay | April 16, 2014 | See all MarkDeejay's reviews »
A great idea, executed in a not-so-great way. That is Lucius, a horror-focused action adventure. So, the idea is great; a free roam game where you get to kill people like in those famous horror movies we've all seen. You'll be using items and powers to kill off these people. It's not all that straightforward though. You have to solve little puzzles to complete objectives. And every time you complete one of these objectives you're one step closer to killing a certain someone. But it's all executed in a mediocre way; the inventory is cumbersome to use, but manageable. The 'stealth' missions are terrible; there's no way to see where a certain character is so you'll bump into someone frequently. And sometimes the hints you get just aren't clear enough, which results in you doing the wrong thing. And when it's Game Over you have to start the mission all over again (including sidequests).
It's an interesting idea though. And I would love to see a(n improved) sequel someday.
Something different and fungforcesa | Dec. 28, 2013 | See all gforcesa's reviews »
This game is surprisingly fun.Well if you like killing people sort of fun.But who doesn't ( i mean in games).You play as this boy, Lucius who is visited by the devil who makes him kill everybody in the house.Speaking of the house,it's pretty big and you could get confused or lost at some times.In the beginning you are given a task, to kill a person in the house.The ways you kill every person is unique and kinda awesome because you have supernatural powers like telekinesis and mind control.The developers could have done more with the game like different powers and more ways to kill your targets and well the mechanics of the game.
Fun, but definitely made on a low budgetBlockAgent | Dec. 8, 2013 | See all BlockAgent's reviews »
Lucius is a fun game and unlike other games I have played. Without wanting to give anything away, you proceed the game by claiming souls for the devil as a child who is possessed. The ways in which you do this are both gruesome and creative. But sometimes the games low budget shows through. I noticed several graphical and programming glitches while playing. None of them affected the playability of the game however. Sometimes the game doesn't give you enough instruction or help on what to do or where to go. A little more instruction or a hint feature would have been nice. The graphics are ok, nothing special, but nothing bad. Overall a decent budget game.
While somewhat flawed, totally worth it.blackrose | Nov. 4, 2013 | See all blackrose's reviews »
Like what the previous commenter said, this theme is sort of like Rosemary's Baby. It's also got a little bit of the omen thrown in for good measure. The best part is, there aren't many games where you intentionally play as the villain, while in this one, you do. You have numerous choices on how to play, you can be subtle, or you can eventually say "forget subtlety" and go on a murderous rampage. The ways to kill are staggering, and, trust me when I say this, not for the faint of heart. A great game that earns a 7.5 out of 10 or, here, 75/100.
Decent horror-themed gamemahon | Oct. 25, 2013 | See all mahon's reviews »
Lucius is an interesting game. With very unusual theme, which every Rosemary's Baby or Children of the Corn fan would love, it seemed extremely promising. I got it and must say I liked it. It's a good game with decent graphics, good concept and not bad gameplay. If you don't know the overall idea, it's about a killer child who is seeking different ways to kill adults. Unfortunately it's not a perfect horror game. My disappointment is caused by the fact that it could easily be so much better. The story could keep you interested for longer, and the gameplay could be less repetitive. With this in mind, I think it's a good thing the game is not longer. It leaves you at the point where you're still having fun with it, and just before it gets boring or tedious. So for the several hours of decent horror-themed gaming, this is a pretty good choice.