Might and Magic 8 hits GOG

The PC classic Might and Magic 8: Day of the Destroyer is now available on Good Old Games for $5.99.

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The PC classic Might and Magic 8: Day of the Destroyer is the newest addition to digital distributor Good Old Games. The first-person RPG borrows heavily from the engine used in Might and Magic 6, with a few tweaks. You can change your party throughout the game, and it brings back the card-based mini-game Acromage from Might and Magic 7: For Blood and Honor.

Both Might and Magic 8 and its predecessor are available for $5.99 each. Since the series is a continuing story, you might want to consider picking up Blood and Honor before taking on the sequel.

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    March 22, 2011 9:30 AM

    Comment on Might and Magic 8 hits GOG, by Steve Watts.

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      March 22, 2011 10:42 AM

      Summary: The PC classic Might and Magic 8: Day of the Destroyer is now available on Good Old Games for $5.99.

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      March 22, 2011 11:02 AM

      Bought the M&M 1-6 collection to work my way back up into the higher ones. The nostalgia just remaking my old characters is making me grin like an idiot.

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        March 22, 2011 11:11 AM

        In the off chance that someone is playing M&M2, roll 7 for endurance stats. There's some weirdo bug in the game that awards huge amounts of HP for endurance 7 characters.

        ... but the game scales the number of enemies in combat based on HP. So expect to be fighting 100s of rats after your first level up.

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        March 22, 2011 11:28 AM

        I bought the collection about a year ago with plans to work my way up through the whole series. I was having a blast with Might and Magic I (which is tough as nails in parts) but lost steam. I might just focus on 6 for a while instead. I don't know if I'll ever get through all those games. They take forever.

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          March 22, 2011 5:19 PM

          6 was such a huge amount of fun. I still remember the music and ambience from the game. I think I spent like $60 on it back in the late 90s. Still have the cds somewhere.

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        March 22, 2011 11:30 AM

        The combination of worlds between 4 & 5 was, and still is, revolutionary!

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      March 22, 2011 12:26 PM

      Nice. Think I'll be buying this sometime this week.

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      March 22, 2011 1:28 PM

      the first three guys look mighty surprised that there's a raptor in their party, but the fifth guy has seen it all.

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        March 22, 2011 5:20 PM

        Hahahaha I've been chuckling for a good 5 minutes over this. :D

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      March 22, 2011 1:37 PM

      I had a bad sector on the 2nd disk of M&M for my Apple //e such that a certain square in one of the high level areas would always spawn a monster that just had a bunch of static for its image. When defeated, it dropped brokenly overpowered weapons... the usual maximum was +5, but it would drop things like +24 Great Swords.

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        March 22, 2011 2:30 PM

        This reminds me of a trick I discovered on Wizardry for the Apple IIe. There was a certain point in the character creation process where you had to pull the disk out of the drive as it was about to write the character. You had to do it just at the right time.. but if you did it right you character was created with 9,999,999 experience and you could then level them up as much as you want. I've always been kind of against cheating so I only did this with two characters.. and I only leveled up a LITTLE bit more than I should have. Just enough so the game was still fun (and the game was already so stupid difficult that I didn't feel bad)

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      March 22, 2011 2:43 PM

      Those avatars have the crazy eyes