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Heroes of Might and Magic V (Jewelcase) PC Game

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  • E - Everyone
  • Genre Strategy
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Model

Brand
Encore Software
Model
705381171508

Spec

Name
Heroes of Might and Magic V (Jewelcase)
ESRB Rating
E - Everyone
Genre
Strategy

Features

Features
Heroes Of Might & Magic V DVD takes turn-based strategy games one step further with next-generation 3D visuals, groundbreaking strategic combat, innovative multiplayer features, and addictive RPG elements. Discover the perilous world of Ashan and ultimately lead your armies and Heroes to victory. Choose from over 200 skills, 170 creatures' abilities and 40 spells to build up your heroes and their armies.

Features:
New darker heroic fantasy universe - Discover a completely revamped and more mature universe that features 6 unique factions and over 80 different creatures
Live the adventure in a complete strategy experience - during 6 campaigns and over 30 missions, experience the finest blend of adventure, strategy, tactics, management and role play ever brewed
Grasping storyline features special objectives, numerous side quests and plot twists -- in a user-friendly yet deep turn-based system
Competitive, intense multiplayer - New options allow you to play simultaneously -- when it's not your turn
Exclusive new Duel mode - Challenge your opponent in fierce battles where only the slyest shall prevail

Spec

System Requirements
System Requirements:
Supported OS: Windows XP SP3 (only)¹
Processor: 1.5 GHz Pentium IV or AMD Athlon (2.4 GHz recommended)
RAM: 512 MB (1024 MB or higher recommended)
Video Card: 64 MB DirectX 9.0c-compliant AGP video card (256 MB recommended) (see supported list*)
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c-compliant sound card DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c or higher (included on disc)
DVD-ROM: 4x DVD-ROM or better
Hard Drive Space: 4 GB free
Peripherals Supported: Windows-compatible mouse and keyboard
Multiplayer: Internet connection²
*Supported Video Cards at Time of Release
NVIDIA GeForce 3 / 4 / FX / 6 / 7 families (GeForce 4 MX NOT supported)
ATI Radeon 8500 / 9000 / X families
Matrox Parhelia
Laptop versions of these cards may work but are NOT supported.
¹Administrator privileges are required to properly install the program on Windows XP.
²User is responsible for all Internet access fees and phone charges.

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  • Ryan S.
  • 11/30/2012 7:39:21 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Cheap.
Fun.
A better sequel to the original than some of the other sequels.
Turn based action, if that's your thing you likely won't dislike it.

Cons: None that I found.

Other Thoughts: Be sure to scour the net for valid patches for older games. They can make a huge difference. Compatibility mode for newer operating systems (Windows) can help a lot too. Bios updates for motherboards, firmware updates for DVD-roms, etc. You just don't want to screw up your system by updating it incorrectly (for example, a bios that is not for your motherboard). There are tweak guides for Windows as well that can help speed up gaming on slightly older hardware. Use the ones that make the most sense and are recommended around the net on reputable sites.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/16/2010 5:31:02 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice!

Pros: + Low system requirements
+ Nice Graphics
+ Low Cost
+ Fun Gameplay and Story
+ Not Complicated

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I really like this game. After playing alot of action or shooter games the turn based gameplay does take a little getting used to. But its not my first rodeo. The graphics are nice. Nothing that serious gamers will go nuts over, but nice. Thanks to the low system requirements I can play this game seamlessly on my older computer, which is a few years old and has a low end video card. There is a lot to this game but its not all that complicated once you get started. Like the first review stated, mine also came with the Hammers of Fate Expansion pack so that was a sweet bonus. Hey for $9.99 shipped you cannot go wrong with this deal. Should keep me busy for a while. Just the game I was looking for.

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  • Robert W.
  • 3/19/2010 11:00:27 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCool Game

Pros: It plays on Win 7 :)

Its clearly labled "Xp Servicepack 3 Only!" , DONT BE CONFUSED..... all that means is you need sp3 on xp. Works just fine on Win7. I run it under win 7 Ultimate 64 with an AMD athalon 5600+ Duo 64 (bought it here also)

Cons: Turned based play can be a bit hard to get used to at first. But then its fine.

Other Thoughts: It comes with the add on game that is also for sale on here. Hammers of fate. You dont need to get it seperately.

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