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DK2 is nothing compared to DK1

bydefinition May 24, 2004
19 Helpfuls 20 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Cheap as chips
Cons Totally inferior to its predecessor, Dungeon Keeper 1
Recommended it? No

In this review I'll mainly be contrasting DK2 with DK1 to highlight how terrible it is in comparison. There are plenty of reviews telling you exactly what DK 1 and 2 are about so if you don't know then read them. However I believe this is the only review making such a detailed analysis of the... Read full review »


Take A Walk On The Dark Side.

byasheris5 Feb 7, 2003
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Vicarious fun. Very enjoyable, well-animated, great voice work.
Cons Rather buggy, not for kids.
Recommended it? Yes

Have you grown tired of always playing goodly heroes and valiant knights? Are you sick of rescuing princesses and creating powerful but pleasant empires? Have you ever just wondered what it's like on the other side of the coin? If so, "Dungeon Keeper 2" is the perfect game for you.
Your... Read full review »


Your dungeon is full of yogurt...

bysamwise Aug 16, 2001
14 Helpfuls 15 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Nice graphics, complex enough to stay interesting
Cons Devil in the details - bad micromanagement can be a killer
Recommended it? Yes

I was very excited to hear that this game was being made. I greatly enjoyed the first dungeon keeper, and thought that if they kept the play the same, this could only improve upon it. What I was surprised to find was that with apparently minor adjustments, they've changed a good portion of the... Read full review »


EVIL is my life! (At least while I play)

byravynwolfe Jun 7, 2001
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Fun to be evil, great graphics, fun gameplay, easy to learn, freedom to be bad
Cons Little buggy, doesnt play on Windows ME
Recommended it? Yes

You are the supreme being in this game (Do I have a god complex? See my review of Black & White) You are an EVIL ruler of the underworld, and your mission is to build up your dungeons, and CRUSH the light dwellers to gain control of the world! Muwahahaha! How can you NOT like this game?

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Turning RTS dungeon crawl upside down

bykschang Apr 30, 2001
8 Helpfuls 9 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros A completely different perspective, both real-time-strategy and first-person
Cons The hands-off approach is sometimes frustrating, mature theme not for kids
Recommended it? Yes

DK2 is a true genre-bender that manages to improve upon the original genre-bending game that allows you to play the BAD side. I have not played the original, but the sequel is definitely a very interesting challenge.

You are a dungeon keeper in the service of the Horned Reaper (i.e... Read full review »


Release your inner demon!

byshadowcat Mar 13, 2001
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros deliciously evil wit, creativity, decent graphics and sound
Cons limited replayability once the scenarios are completed
Recommended it? Yes

The game's premise: you are the overlord of a subterranean dungeon, who must attract minions and keep them happy, collect gold and jewels, and destroy the poor deluded heroes who happen to wander too near. Occasionally rival dungeon keepers make the mistake of infringing on your rightful territory,... Read full review »


Dungeon Keeper 2: It's Good To Be Bad...

bySlusy Mar 11, 2001
21 Helpfuls 22 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Innovative concept, well done graphics and sound (considering when the game came out)
Cons Frustrating control, feels more like SimDungeon than anything else...
Recommended it? Yes

So I've been visiting the bargain bin at my local game store, and my girlfriend and I came across Dungeon Keeper 2 for $10. I'd heard it was good, and we both were interested, so we picked it up. At worst, we only wasted $10.

The basic idea of Dungeon Keeper 2 is pretty much Diablo in... Read full review »


Being the Bad Guy

bybodyfarm Feb 28, 2001
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Multiplayer mode and networking is fantastic.
Cons Some levels don't give you enough time to prepare for battle.Practice you know.
Recommended it? Yes

I just purchased " Dungeon Keeper 2". Its a classic game that you can now find for $10.00 if you know where to look.(WAL-MART)
The essence of the game is to dig out an under ground lair and populate it with different creatures from the portals. Then prepare them for battle by training them and... Read full review »


GOD VS 666.

byvampiric Jan 29, 2001
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good 3D graphics handling. Great creative Idea of game playing
Cons Slow Speed. Need some time to learn up . Short-cut key is not adequated.
Recommended it? Yes

It's good to be bad. What a quote from Bullfrog.
Well, the first time I played DK1, it was far back to 1997 during uni day. It was really a cool game, and it keep me for few weeks. And after another expansion set released, I played DK again, and it was tougher and tougher to complete. As far... Read full review »


A great game.... can be better

bykillabees556 Dec 10, 2000
2 Helpfuls 3 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great graphics, gives a whole new dimension to the game by adding godlike view (devil),...
Cons Cannot produce creatures, must attract them, mana runs out quick after a while, gold is...
Recommended it? Yes

This is a great game, but it is hard at times. For example, there are only a certain number of portals, and you cannot build guys like in other strategy games. Instead, you let the portals attract guys by building other buildings that the creatures like. This is a new way of playing, and it could... Read full review »


Evil, yet hilariously so

byCreamChief Nov 27, 2000
6 Helpfuls 7 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Humorous, solid game play
Cons Sometimes a little easy
Recommended it? Yes

When the game told me to get some sleep the other night, I laughed out loud (and took the advice). I had wondered about the message an hour earlier that said that the fluffy cushion in the other room provides recuperative properties. Is that some magical item that I missed? Oh, my bed, I see.
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by99784 Nov 23, 2000
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros The best game ever
Cons Just like number 1
Recommended it? Yes

It the best! It's fun begin bad for once. Tell me how many times do you get to be the bad guy. Dungeon Keeper 2 is a true keeper. You will never get bored because there is so many different tactics to do. You will not want to shelve this game. This Game is just the best. If you like games like... Read full review »


Repeat after me EVIL IS GOOD, EVIL IS GOOD

byAction_Snark Oct 19, 2000
9 Helpfuls 10 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Lets your darkest demons come out and play, downright hilarious, good gameplay
Cons interface a little cryptic
Recommended it? Yes

There is a large population of people out there who like cute things.
Smurfs, Teletubbies, Muppets, etc. There are games like Barbie Fashion Designer for them. Then there are people like me. People who like to be really freaking evil every now and then. Dungeon Keeper 2 was made for people... Read full review »


It's good to be evil....

bygbaughma Oct 18, 2000
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Fun! Many maps, easy interface, twist on normal gaming
Cons Not for kids
Recommended it? Yes

We had anxiously awaited the release of Dungeon Keeper 2 after having bought the original Dungeon Keeper _used_, no less, for $10 at a computer store. It's turned out to be one of the most fun games we've ever owned.

Not for the week of heart, and definitely not a kids game, Dungeon Keeper... Read full review »


Super Hot!

byBrian2221 Sep 29, 2000
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Entertaining and different strategy rpg
Cons None in particular
Recommended it? Yes

If you like a game with a sly sense of humor that is wickedly fun, you should try Dungeon Keeper 2. You will take on the role of the evil Dungeon Keeper that tries to destroy the simpering goody-goody heroes by commanding your minions. You dig out the dungeon, build a wide variety of rooms... Read full review »


Quick, Nasty, Fun

byArkaeyn Sep 23, 2000
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Fun, and a bit different
Cons Exactly the same as DK1
Recommended it? No

When the original Dungeon Keeper was announced, it was to be a breath of fresh air to the role-playing genre. You get to control the bad guys, and kill the heroes, how cool! It didn't happen, because somewhere along the line, it turned into more of a strategy game. So it became a breath of fresh... Read full review »



byDrkAngel86 Sep 19, 2000
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good Graphics, Downloadable character MAIDEN
Cons Really addictive
Recommended it? Yes

When I got the first Dungeon keeper I was overjoyed. Finally a chance to play the bad guy instead of the cheesy good. I played it often, maybe once every two days. Then I heard that a second Dungeon Keeper was coming out, and I couldn't wait to order it. When I finally got it loaded onto my... Read full review »


Let the evil in you come out and play...

byrosaphile Jun 29, 2000
13 Helpfuls 14 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Unique perspective; nice graphics and sound; fun gameplay
Cons Crashes a little too frequently; AI could be better
Recommended it? Yes

Dungeon Keeper 2 is a fantastic game, in large part because it occupies its own little niche in the computer gaming world: the role of evil. Have you ever gotten a little fed up with the shining paragons that many game heroes tend to be? Does it ever appeal to you to strike a blow in the name of... Read full review »


It's good to be evil

byJedi5000 Jun 11, 2000
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Excellent graphics, intense, in depth game, so many things you can do, and your the bad...
Cons Slow loading time, there is a good amount of things to learn if your a newbie to the...
Recommended it? Yes

This game is very nicely made. It?s the kind that let?s you blow off some steam when you?re mad at the world. Why is this? Well, lets just say the creators put a little more brainpower into this game than others. The concept is cool-your an evil race of demons, and humans try and invade your... Read full review »


Evil just keeps on keep'n on...

byXiag May 24, 2000
8 Helpfuls 9 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Dark and entertaining...
Cons Lacked a little of the darkness of the first one...
Recommended it? Yes

Ahh, another classic from a quiet little company called Bullfrog. If your new to games and are looking for a good one its always safe to look for that friendly little frog on the box. No, put Frogger down, the other frog.

Anyway, Bullfrog brings us all the darkness we can handle in a... Read full review »

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