Use of environments is a fun twist on tactical battles.
Challenging fights that reward thinking over force.
Choices add meaning to story development.
Open-ended character creation allows tactical variety.
Ability point system can be daunting on first playthrough.
Some battles are too reliant on luck.
Various key concepts poorly explained in tutorials.
By PCGamer on February 28, 2014
Masochistic stat-chasers will find much to enjoy, but Blackguards’ varied combat is no substitute for a fully-formed RPG.53
By HardcoreGamer on January 31, 2014
Daedalic must be held accountable for the negative impact their sales model has had on the game. Even without this factor marring it, this overly random, poorly written adventure can’t hold a candle to its competition.50
By IGN on January 30, 2014
I wish that Blackguards' character progression system wasn't such a mess, because if it worked, I'd be delighted to recommend the entire low-fantasy role-playing package without hesitation. But character development is such an important and defining part of any RPG...70
By Strategy Informer on January 27, 2014
The Dark Eye is an extremely popular tabletop fantasy role-playing game in Germany, in the style of Dungeons & Dragons and their ilk, so it’s odd that the only games which have been made out of it are Daedalic’s adventures Chains of Satinav...60
By GameSpot on January 22, 2014
And if you like a good story? The quality of Blackguards' story is generally good enough to justify tinkering with different choices to see how they lead to different outcomes. But make no mistake: this is a game aimed at the hardcore crowd seeking a good struggle above all else, and on that front, it mostly delivers.70
By TheEscapist on January 21, 2014
Blackguards has its up and downs, but at $25 for 40 or more hours of good gameplay, it's hard to beat.60
By GameSpot on January 21, 2014
The next time you're having a bad day, consider the plight of poor Zurbaran. The lecherous mage might thrive on forbidden trysts and have an unhealthy attraction to prisons, but late in his travels he has an almost 89 percent chance to drown his...-
By Generation NT on February 20, 2014
La société de développement Daedalic Entertainment, connue pour ses très bons point & click sur PC, nous propose un nouveau genre dans leur éventail de possibilités : le jeu de rôle au tour par tour. C'est avec Blackguards que le studio nous offre...-
By ferra.ru on February 16, 2014
Blackguards — линейная RPG по знаменитой вселенной The Dark Eye, а это означает, что боевой тактике придется уделить немалое внимание....-
By 3dnews.ru on February 08, 2014
Немецкая студия Daedalic Entertainment славна своими без...60