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  Wizardry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wizardry is a series of computer role-playing games, developed by Sir-Tech, that were popular in the 1980s.
Wizardry began as a simple dungeon crawl by Andrew C. Greenberg and Robert Woodhead.
Wizardry VI - Bane of the Cosmic Forge (SNES)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wizardry   (633 words)

 AVault | PC | Wizardry 8 Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wizardry 8 is certainly something of an anomaly in today's RPG market, which is dominated by action hybrids like Deus Ex and Diablo.
The world of Wizardry 8 is a strange amalgam of sci-fi and high fantasy elements.
Wizardry 8 forgoes the tedium of using repetitive die rolls to assign attribute points, instead going with the quicker method of giving each race a base level of points and letting the player assign bonus points to attributes of his or her choice.
www.avault.com /reviews/review_temp.asp?game=wiz8   (887 words)

 Wizardry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wizardry was the first game to really suck me in.
Hours and whole days and afternoons on Donnan's Apple II because he had it and I didn't and we mapped out the mazes and Inspected #9 and had kick-ass bishops with funny names and finally whupped Werdna and still kept playing.
Robert proved himself to be such a hot programmer that he was able to convince Fred to underwrite the publication of a fantasy role-playing game designed by himself and his friend, Andrew Greenberg.
www.links.net /dox/warez/games/sir-tech/wizardry   (345 words)

 Wizardry 8 for PC Review - PC Wizardry 8 Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wizardry 8 is the first game with 3D polygonal graphics that Sirtech has ever developed, but you wouldn't know that by looking at the game.
The same can be said for Wizardry 8's environments; though some parts of the game, particularly outdoor zones, tend to look rather blocky, they're all textured simply but cleanly and all do an excellent job of looking like distinct areas, including stony dungeons, treetop cities, and open roads.
Wizardry: Tale of the Forsaken Land is easily one of the best PC-style role-playing games to ever grace a console.
www.gamespot.com /pc/rpg/wizardry8/review.html   (923 words)

 Home of the Underdogs - Entry: Wizardry I-II-III: Story of Llylgamyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wizardry I-II-III is an excellent remake of the first three Wizardry games for the Super Nintendo, combined in one "game" that lets you play each of the three titles in any order (with the ability to import your party as well).
In Wizardry I, you (that is, your party of six adventurers) journey deep into a ten-level dungeon of Trebor, the "Mad Overlord," to defeat the evil archmage Werdna and retrieve the magical amulet.
In each Wizardry game, the basic gameplay is similar: you control a party of up to six adventurers and send them into a 3D vector dungeon to fight monsters and find treasure on your way to fight Werdna/find the staff/find the Orb.
www.the-underdogs.org /game.php?id=3384   (604 words)

 PC VIDEO GAME REVIEWS... Wizardry 8 __________|
While Wizardry 8's 3D graphics engine is not as beautiful as current first person shooters, that's to be expected considering the number of years it has been in development.
Since Wizardry 8 doesn't have static representations of your party, or even mildly animated faces as in Planescape: Torment, as party members converse with you, you can see their lips move.
The manual that accompanies Wizardry 8 is well done, and provides quite a bit of information about the game world and mechanics, as well as detailing all of the available spells.
www.gamevortex.com /gamevortex/rg_wizardry8.html   (1305 words)

 GameSpy.com - Reviews: Wizardry 8 (PC)
Wizardry 8 may be the last Wizardry title from the development team, but they know how to go out with a bang.
Wizardry 8 is set after Wizardry 7: Crusaders of the Dark Savant.
Some people might be put off by the inclusion of technology such as guns and robots in their fantasy world, but the effect is generally not jarring.
archive.gamespy.com /reviews/december01/wiz8   (704 words)

 RPGPlanet - News, Screenshots, Previews, Reviews, Guides
Wizardry 8 looks to have a complex, non-linear, engaging plot in which stopping the Dark Savant is only the tip of a very large iceberg.
Returning to Wizardry 8, are the eleven races, from the furry Mook to the draconic humanoids, the Dracons, to the standard fare of elves, dwarves and men.
Indeed, the classes will also be familiar to any fan of the series; they're all back from Wizardry VII with the addition of the Gadgeteer, a class of tinkerers and inventors, who may seem eccentric and harmless, but can make deadly inventions.
www.rpgplanet.com /features/firstlooks/wizardry8   (639 words)

 Wizardry Stuff
From the Wizardry screen scans I have seen on the web, many could use some help with character names.
The pools in Wizardry 5 will paralyze, stone, etc. or heal, cure, etc. Here is a spoiler for the pools in Wizardry 5.
Wizardry stuff___This is the other Wizardry Stuff site.
www.oort.com /turbots/wizardry/wizstuff.htm   (435 words)

 3D Gamers :: Headline :: Wizardry 8 demo premiere
3D Gamers is pleased to premiere the Wizardry 8 demo on behalf of Sirtech Canada.
Wizardy 8 is the latest instalment in the long-running first-person role-playing series, and this demo gives you a taste of the full game using a preset party in the first level, but offering a greater challenge than the normal start of the game.
Wizardry has been tested on a wide assortment of platforms and performs well in all cases.
www.3dgamers.com /news/more/1004493187   (739 words)

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Wizardry 8 continues the tradition of mixing fantasy with a slice of science fiction and serving up a very deep and satisfying roleplaying feast.
Wizardry 8 has a ready made party for you to use, or you can import characters from the previous game or, of course, mix and match your own right then and there.
As with other Wizardry games the races include Lizardmen, Dracons and Mooks as well as the familiar Dwarves and Elves and Fairies; and added to the more conventional professions of Fighter, Mage, Ranger, etc, there is also the choice of taking a Gadgeteer, a Bard, a Monk or Bishop.
www.quandaryland.com /jsp/dispArticle.jsp?index=425   (1523 words)

 Featuring Wizardry 8 Review at ActionTrip
Far before most of the gaming population today started realizing what computers are, the first six parts of the Wizardry serial had already been on the market for various platforms - from consoles to personal computers with but a couple of megabytes of RAM on them, for quite some time.
Wizardry VIII follows the footsteps of its predecessor.
Even though Wizardry is primarily a fantasy game, it features one character class that would be more typical for SF - the Gadgeteer, which is capable of combining various items and using advanced technology.
www.actiontrip.com /reviews/wizardry8.phtml   (771 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Wizardry: PC & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wizardry 8 is the latest game in a series that has spanned over 20 years and once again sees you battling the forces of evil in this turn based RPG.
Set across a science fiction genre, Wizardry 8 to some will be slightly different from what they have come to expect from the traditional RPG and the introduction of robots, guns and the odd spaceship to this fantasy space romp can seem strange at first.
Combat, as before is turn based and choosing your party is still driven by stats; the accompanying 72-page manual is full of stats and tables to work out the superior strength of a Lizard man over a Bishop for example.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000066725   (965 words)

 Wizardry 8 Low-Spoiler Directory of Quests and other Cool Things
There are several walkthroughs and spoiler pages for Wizardry 8 out there, but none of them told me what I wanted to know--namely, whether I'd missed any quests, puzzles, character interactions, or other cool things to do on any of the maps, WITHOUT telling me the solution at the same time.
You will retain the old skills your character has built up, but not the special abilities of his old class, and you will not be able to add to his old skills anymore unless his new profession also uses them.
PC Voicesets: There are *32* PC voicesets in Wizardry 8; more voices than you could run through in two full play-throughs of the game, in other words.
www.angelfire.com /hero/tjekanefir/wiz.htm   (2214 words)

 Korseby Online - Wizardry
Wizardry is not just a single game to play and put away, it is Fantasy Role-Playing at its finest with years of campaigning ahead of you.
Journey now to Wizardry and let your imagination flow through the screen into a world of magic and adventure.
Since the latest and last part of Wizardry only runs on modern high-end machines (and Windows *urgh*), I'm more or less unable to play it.
www.korseby.net /spiele/wizardry   (1055 words)

 A Wizardry Page
The purpose of this page is to serve as an archive of tips, faqs, and walkthoughs for the Wizardry series of computer RPGs from Sir-Tech software.
Note that the individual files are labelled as Wizardry 2, as he based them off the Famicon (Japan's NES) version.
Wizardry VI - Bane of the Cosmic Forge
www.geocities.com /TimesSquare/Chasm/4265   (498 words)

 Wizardry Entertainments Ltd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wizardry Entertainments Ltd are one of the leading suppliers of live entertainment in the UK.
Through many years of experience we have mastered the art of matching the right acts with the right events, providing live entertainment and theming into many high class corporate events and also into the wedding market.
Wizardry currently carry out work for many of the leading hotels and blue chip companies in the UK.
www.wizardry.org.uk   (190 words)

 Wizardry 8 Import Files
I have "won" it with four different parties, and it still does not bore me! Wizardry 8 completes a trilogy which was preceded by Bane of the Cosmic Forge and Crusaders of the Dark Savant (aka Wizardry 6 and Wizardry 7).
There were four possible endings to Wizardry 7, each of which provides a different starting point to Wizardry 8.
I also offer an advanced Wizardry 8 game-in-progress with just a two-character party (the normal party size is six).
www.r0k.us /rock/games/wizardry8   (1057 words)

 Nemesis: The Wizardry Adventure for PC video game review and cheats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In other words, the movement is more like the original Wizardry series than Zork: Nemesis (no, as far as I know, the two titles are not related).
In playing Wizardry: Nemesis, I felt that there was only one problem: it is good as an RPG and as an adventure game, but is not stunning as either.
Once you have finished it, you may play it for nostalgia or because of the beautiful graphics, but you already know the story and have seen the bells and whistles.
www.gamezilla.com /review.aspx?review=7656   (1250 words)

 Wizardry Entertainments Ltd: Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wizardry Entertainments are conscious that any of our acts when working on an event are representing the customers product or company.
Wizardry have great experience in organising outdoor family events, with entertainment varying from fairground rides to face painters, circus workshops to inflatable fun.
At Wizardry we have the experience to provide relevant people to attract exhibition goers to your stand.
www.wizardry.org.uk /event.html   (396 words)

 Gameplanet - Reviews - Wizardry 8
For those hard-core Wizardry fans out there who have been anticipating the arrival of the latest installment of the classic Wizardry series of RPG games, the time is at hand.
Wizardry 8 is simplistic and effective without all the bells and whistles, and gets down to the real essence of Turn-Based role-play.
The plot behind Wizardry 8 is for the player to either create or use pre-created characters who must then set out on a journey or quest to try and stop the Evil Dark Savant from taking over the entire Universe.
www.gameplanet.co.nz /mag.dyn/Reviews/2364.html   (655 words)

 Codes/Cheats: Wizardry
Wizardry: Tale Of The Forsaken Land Cheats @ CheatsGuru
Wizardry: Tale Of The Forsaken Land FAQ @ GameFaqs
Wizardry: Tale Of The Forsaken Land Cheats @ GameFaqs
www.gocheat.com /search?q=Wizardry&system_id=1   (166 words)

 Young Wizards.com: How Wizardry Works
Their ability to convince a piece of the world - a tree, say, or a stone - that it's not what it thinks it is, that it's something else, is the very heart of wizardry.
Some use tools a lot stranger, or much newer: laptops are as adaptable to wizardry as parchment.
A beginner, sure, but learning the "how" of wizardry when you've already got the power is half the fun.
www.youngwizards.com /HowWizardryWorks.html   (697 words)

 Ironworks Gaming - Preview of Wizardry 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It's been many many years since the last Wizardry game has been released, and ever since, I (as many of you) have been patiently waiting--hoping that another would be released.
Wizardry 8 picks up where Wizardry 7: Crusaders of the Dark Savant left off.
And don't worry, if you never played Wizardry 7, there will be a special intro for you to catch you up on what happened.
www.tgeweb.com /ironworks/previews/Wizardry8/wizardry8-preview-03202001.shtml   (911 words)

 IGN: Wizardry: Tale of the Forsaken Land
Wizardry: Tale of the Forsaken Land - December 21, 2001
Been a long, lonely, dungeon-crawl-free time, but Wizardry resurrects the genre in style.
Wizardry: Tale of the Forsaken Land - December 10, 2001
ps2.ign.com /objects/016/016191.html   (246 words)

 Wizardry IV Solution
Wizardry IV is fundamentally different from other games in the Wizardry line, and fairly different from most other RPGs.
You play Werdna, the evil magician who was defeated in Wizardry I. Throught the entire game, you still play like the enemy, meaning that you generally follow the rules the engine creates for the monsters, rather than ones for the players.
In Wizardry IV, there is no benefit to hanging out on a level for extended periods of time: you don't get any tougher, you generally won't get better equipment (as all of the good stuff is found in fixed encounters) and the parties out looking for you will just grind you down.
www.the-spoiler.com /RPG/Sir-Tech/wizardry.4.1/WIZ4.HTM   (7227 words)

 3D Gamers :: Game Listing :: Wizardry 8 Info
Wizardry 8 is an epic fantasy RPG that picks up where Wizardry 7: Crusaders of the Dark Savant left off.
You may recall that all hell had broken loose at the end of Wizardry 7.
The Dark Savant had taken flight with a device called the Astral Dominae, an incredibly powerful artifact containing the secret of life itself.
www.3dgamers.com /games/wizardry8   (147 words)

 Wizardry Fan Page by Snafaru
Wizardry and all pictures are copyright (c) Sir-Tech Software, Inc. or Sirtech Canada Inc.
Wizardry is a computer role-playing game (CRPG) by Sir-Tech Software Inc or Sirtech Canada Inc..
Wizardry I: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord - by Jim Hayes
www.iosphere.net /~eric/wizardry   (360 words)

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