1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

The Battle For Wesnoth

W.Russell

Published on 26 October 2007
Written by W.Russell
Page 2 of 4 - 7 Comments

Along with the clean and perfect graphics, comes the visualizations. This consists of the battle animations and all that fits along those lines. The first thing that comes to mind is cut-scenes. To my knowledge, there are no 3D or even animated cut scenes except for the ones that are engine-based using the sprites and units. This is not a major drawback since it never takes you out of the scenery of the game, but sometimes it is nice to change things up from time to time especially to give the player a better visual experience. An amazing visual experience is a very vital aspect of any fantasy game. The battle animations are simple and yet very effective. They do the job and are not too fancy. They are simple and, to me, are slightly comical in how the units interact. It makes the overall experience a very enjoyable one at that. The game is simple to see, simple to use, and simple to play and yet still holds true to all aspects of a commercial turn-based strategy game.

Overall with the clean graphics, simple layouts, and amazing character images (might I add, they are most definitely professionally done), the Battle for Wesnoth receives a 9.0 out of 10 for Graphics and Visualizations.

Sounds & Musical Quality

For any game, the sound plays a major role in the overall experience. The sounds immerse you into the realm of which you, as the gamer, are playing in. I for one, love the sounds in the game. The Battle of Wesnoth has the perfect soundtrack to compliment an amazingly visual game. The only downside of sounds and music is the fact that I cannot sample it although you can simply go and download the game now and hear the candy for your ears as you read this review.

The soundtrack will send you into a world you will never want to leave. Alongside the amazing soundtrack is the clean battle sounds. All sounds within the game are clean and contain nothing more than what is required. They have no excessive screaming, violence, or background noise to make for an enjoyable experience even with the speakers on high to hear the music flowing in the background.

For the sound and music quality, the Battle for Wesnoth earns a worthy 9.0 out of 10.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Btrfs On 4 x Intel SSDs In RAID 0/1/5/6/10
  2. AMD Radeon R9 290 On Ubuntu 14.10: RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst
  3. MSI X99S SLI PLUS On Linux
  4. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Offers Great Linux Performance
Latest Linux Articles
  1. NVIDIA's Linux Driver Can Deliver Better OpenGL Performance Than Windows 8.1
  2. Windows 8.1 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 With Intel HD Graphics
  3. 6-Way Ubuntu 14.10 Radeon Gallium3D vs. Catalyst Driver Comparison
  4. NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers On Ubuntu 14.10
Latest Linux News
  1. Wine 1.7.30 Continues Work On DirectWrite & Offers Regedit Fixes
  2. Has The Sky Fallen? Qualcomm Contributes To Freedreno's DRM/KMS Driver
  3. Manjaro Works To Make Calamares A Distribution-Independent Installer
  4. DisplayLink USB 3.0 Support Sounds Like A Mess
  5. PulseAudio Gains A Native Bluetooth Headset Backend
  6. X.Org Foundation Decides On Its Women Outreach Project
  7. GTK+ 3.16's New GtkGLArea Widget Gets Improved
  8. X.Org Server 1.17 ABI Bumped
  9. Fedora 21 Beta To Be Released Next Week
  10. Go 1.4 Beta Release Brings Big Runtime Changes
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. How to get rid of Linux
  2. Closed source to opensource
  3. What Would You Like To See Next?
  4. Is foolish currently develop in machine code, hexadecimal and assembly?
  5. Reducing The CPU Usage In Mesa To Improve Performance
  6. Help diagnosing problems with a Readon HD 4670 on Mesa 10.3.2-1
  7. Advertisements On Phoronix
  8. nv and xorg.conf under Debian PPC