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Avencast: Rise of the Mage





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Avencast: Rise of the Mage





In a world of wizardry, wonder and untold mystery, you must undertake some of the most diverse quests to hone your skills in spell casting, weaponry and melee combat.

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"_With so many typical fantasy RPGs coming out all the time, it's nice to see something a little different in Avencast Rise of the Mage. _" - IGN

"Avencast balances the action-oriented and traditional RPG genres better than you might expect." - GameSpot

In a world of wizardry, wonder and untold mystery, you must undertake some of the most diverse quests to hone your skills in spell casting, weaponry and melee combat. Your martial skills are soon put to the test as demonic monsters descend upon Avencast, turning the academy into a state of chaos and destruction.

Armed with countless combat moves and spells, and a vast arsenal of equipment you must uncover the source of this evil by vanquishing an onslaught of enemies. Treachery and deceit reveal themselves as the vicious army threatens Avencast’s very existence. Amidst the mayhem, an astonishing truth unfolds which will forever change the battle scarred Wizard.

Key Features:

  • Avencast’s unique and innovative combat system favors skillful gameplay over dull mouse clicking. Chain together spells and execute lethal attacks. Unleash your hero’s potential as you bring your own player skills to each intense battle!

  • An exciting combination of dynamic action, adventure and traditional role-playing.

  • Captivating visuals and dazzling special effects accompany you into a world where magic truly rules the day.

  • While strength and agility will win most battles, wisdom and strategic thinking are necessary to survive

  • Avencast’s challenging quests.

  • Choose the magic that suits you best: melee-oriented blood magic or far ranged soul magic, or an explosive cocktail of both!

  • Hordes of nightmarish monsters, each with their own diverse skills and combat strategies that adapt to your behavior.

  • Acquire new equipment, armor, weapons and spell casting skills to craft a powerful character.

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Indie, Adventure
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
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Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Pentium or 2200+ AMD Athlon processor
  • Memory: 512 MB (1GB Vista)
  • Hard Drive: 4.4 GB of free space
  • Graphics: GeForce FX 5700 or better / ATI Radeon 9700 or better
  • Sound: DirectSound compatible
  • DirectX®: 9.0c
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Playable but the plot could have been better.


Little known game, probably for good reason, still worth recommending. Avencast is definitely average, but it's got some interesting ideas. The graphics, though not particularly pleasant, are pleasing to the eye. Control and interface, on the other hand, are something you need to get used to, both of which can cause problems at first. The plot itself, though not exactly accurate, is not very original, it is linear, very linear. I appreciate the few puzzles that might not have been particularly difficult, but they were able to stop me for a short while. The game is pretty average, but when it will be a sale try it out.

A decent game, as it tries to be.


Not to bad of a story. something that will definitely hold your attention if you love isometric rpgs, another great element of the game is controlling your character with wasd. It's got more of a JK Rowling Fantasy feel, than say a Tolkien, or King.

Mage time


Avencast is not a classic hack'n'slash or a common RPG. You control your character with the WASD and you cast the spell like a beat'em up game with your keyboard an mouse. Combat is fast paced and full of projectiles and rushing enemies. Lastly the game overall has a great gripping story, visually pleasing graphics and a huge variety of spells. I would recommend it as an action adventure.

Goon Hack / Slash with mage character


This one was quite enjoyable classic style h&s action RPG, similar to Diablo franchise. Just with the emphasis mainly concentrated around the spell-casting side of things rather than physical combat of most of Diablo characters (it plays much more like Wizard from Diablo) just as the title suggests. All the battling can get a bit tedious at times as most of the enemies have quite a lot of HP and you have to constantly backtrack as you don´t want to get in close-up confrontations with the enemies as an mage, for too long. But it also does contain some puzzle-elements along the way, which offer you an nice break from all the grinding. I would say this is an game worth checking out for all the fans of this genre.



Avencast is a rpg harry potter like game made by EA,the graphics aren't so good and not so bad, the gameplay is all about practice, because it is hard to understand and the history doesn't makes you want to keep playing. In short you should only buy this game if you have anything else to play and you want to meet a new kind of game.

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