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The Quest vs Undercroft

View Poll Results: The Quest vs Undercroft
The Quest 23 67.65%
Undercroft 11 32.35%
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01-27-2010, 03:59 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 52
The Quest vs Undercroft

I'm tossing up between buying The Quest or Undercroft. They both seem similar in play style, and according to reviews, are pretty good. The main issue I have is whether or not the story/script is well written and interesting. I don't mind graphics, and I can usually get used to awkward controls, but I'll be totally put off the game if it consists of a bland story and/or poorly written text.

At the moment I'm leaning more towards The Quest since the expansions look pretty awesome. Is there a specific one I should start with or would the main game be my best bet?

Anyway, it'd be great to hear some opinions!
01-27-2010, 04:06 PM
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My vote goes to The Quest. Start with the main game and work your way through expansions. It's a truly amazing RPG on this platform

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01-27-2010, 04:08 PM
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The Quest, hands down!

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01-27-2010, 05:38 PM
I can't have a fair opinion, as I don't have Undercroft, but I really love The Quest and all of it's expansions.
01-27-2010, 05:40 PM
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I played both and would recommend both. Undercroft for its fun, the Quest for its sheer mass of content!

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01-27-2010, 05:51 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
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Originally Posted by Vovin View Post
I played both and would recommend both. Undercroft for its fun, the Quest for its sheer mass of content!
What he said.

You can't go wrong with either game.

There are lite versions of both games, feel free to try them out first!

PS> If you want The Quest - get The Quest Gold - you'll save $$$ on the expansions.

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!
01-27-2010, 06:00 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 52
Okay, I went ahead and bought The Quest. It seems like a fun game so far but the lack of direction's kinda annoying. For example, I got told to find some guys kidnapped wife in the forest 'southeast' of the town. I've been searching for bloody ages and I've only run into robbers and archers; no wife. I hope it's not as vague throughout the whole game but, whatever, it seems great nonetheless.

[this took me forever to type out on the phone. Totally not used to it yet. ]
01-27-2010, 07:35 PM
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 126
Well most pf the game requires reading instructions clearly and analyzing the map a wee bit but its friggin fun. One hint shes in robbers forest and its better to ransom her back than free her
01-27-2010, 07:43 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 718
do you control a party like in Undercroft in the Quest? and are you saying that the Quest is not fun lol? or undercroft is just more fun?

Undercroft definitely looks very pretty when compared to the Quest, so i'm leaning more towards that but idk.
01-29-2010, 07:11 AM
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 126
The quest is much more fun than undercroft IMO but undercroft has better visuals and the quest has no parties