Runes of Avalon 2
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Journey through a magical world and match the runes.   Demo ($9.99)
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Runes of Avalon 2... Take a fantastic journey through a magical world as you match the runes to help Evelyne fulfill her mission and find her way home.

Welcome to the once glorious empire of Avalon, now clouded by the darkness of the evil Morganna's spells. After defeating Morganna in an intense magical battle, Evelyne, the protector of Avalon, must now cleanse Avalon from the dark curse with her Rune Magic. Help Evelyne to complete her mission and find her way home by matching the runes, encountering new locations, new spells and new challenges along the way. With three game
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Big77 reviewed on 23 Feb 2011
Version 2 has distorted graphics for me and was unplayable so I was glad to see what seems like an update. But now this seems to be controlled by bigfishgames and it wants to download some game controller which just immediately crashes.

Guess Runes is still ruined.
[Version 2.0]


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Corpsecorps commented on 11 Jun 2008
Compare this to the basically interesting concept, but boring graphics, lack of sound, lousy gameplay, and horrible UI of a puzzle game like Lumen. X^b
[Version 1.2]


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Corpsecorps reviewed on 11 Jun 2008
The previous two reviewers were extremely disingenuous and i expect that if "board"em (lol) came into play so soon, they were unhappy that there weren't things exploding and that it didn't turn out to be warcraft on a shoestring despite the screen shot.

Though matching things IS the dominant theme, if you play through enough levels, new types of play, spells, and other types of scoring are introduced, including bonus rounds which look entirely different.

The soundtrack IS of EXCEPTIONAL quality for a game in this genre and price range and it isn't just a loop. It changes as you progress through the quest.

All of the graphics are extremely clean, detailed, and unique.

I at first made the mistake of choosing "Quick Play" first, in which you are immediately thrown into the game without instruction and it does seem rather samey where the quest is NOT.

The changing levels are accompanied by very simple, clear instructions, and the game is rather relaxing. Difficulty progresses at a leisurely pace and it's not a twitcher where your hand is aching after 5 minutes.

There are some stereo sound effects along the way that are very subtle, and i once found myself removing my headphones to determine if a particular sound was within the game or something in my environment.

In the test game play i never saw so much as a teensy blip in the graphics or the slick user interface, let alone any indication of instability.

If this particular sort of matching board game style of play isn't your bag, and/or the soundtrack isn't either, that's one thing, but to dismiss it as quickly and with as low scores as it was given previously is an injustice.

It's one of the most finely tuned, glossy games i've seen in a long time.

You want an example of a similar type of thing with enormous popularity though horridly repetitive, constrained, frustratingly limited, and nerve jangling, try the Bejewelled games.

Runes of Avalon 2 deserves a full test and the author some praise for creating something so clean and pleasant! Given that there are 100+ levels, i would assume puzzle difficulty would eventually play a larger part.
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[Version 1.2]


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Russ-Mw-Messana reviewed on 07 Jun 2008
Launched the demo and tried a QUICK PLAY. The program then crashed. Hmmmm. OK, then went to play a PLAY QUEST. It ran fine then. Matching the objects is ok, but after the third level I started getting board. Matching objects is not my thing, I admit, but there didn't seem to be with the first 3 levels anything more than that. For $10 it is a great matching game. If the type of play changes after the third level I do not know because I quit and will not be playing again.
[Version 1.2]


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Brighton-Pete reviewed on 06 May 2008
The sound is annoying. It is sold separately as a soundtrack, but I ended up turning it off after a couple games.

High scores are difficult to get. If you stop the game in progress, you start again at zero points.

Not enough quick plays.

Timers seem off - some levels end rather quickly when compared to others.

Level of difficulty is mixed also. Some levels are very difficult, the next, very easy.

It is an OK time waster, but there are too many others that are better out there than this.
[Version 1.2]


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Widi65 rated on 04 Mar 2012

[Version 2.0]



S.nitzpon rated on 13 Jan 2011

[Version 1.2]


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Type:Games : Puzzle
License:Demo
Date:22 Feb 2011
Platform:PPC 32 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price: $9.99
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Runes of Avalon 2... Take a fantastic journey through a magical world as you match the runes to help Evelyne fulfill her mission and find her way home.

Welcome to the once glorious empire of Avalon, now clouded by the darkness of the evil Morganna's spells. After defeating Morganna in an intense magical battle, Evelyne, the protector of Avalon, must now cleanse Avalon from the dark curse with her Rune Magic. Help Evelyne to complete her mission and find her way home by matching the runes, encountering new locations, new spells and new challenges along the way. With three game modes and some unexpected twists, Runes of Avalon 2 takes you to an enchanting world of magic and mystery you won't want to leave.

Runes of Avalon 2 features a compelling story line with exceptional music and superb effects that remain this games hallmark.

* 100 great Levels* Amulet of Spells with 4 new Spells and 6 Power-ups* 10 new enchanting Images to reveal* Heart-stirring Graphics and Animation * JigSaw mini-game * Cast Spells for bigger and better matches


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