Dungeon Keeper: Well Red Mage Review

Good evening (or whatever time of day it is for you)! We reviewed our all time favourite strategy game the other day – Dungeon Keeper for the PC.

The 1997 masterpiece from Bullfrog is a great laugh and enormously engrossing to this day. Read Mr. Wapojif’s full thoughts AWAY from this here site.

The Well-Red Mage

Dungeon-Keeper

“Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men.”
– The Dawn of Day, Friedrich Nietzsche

FF3-NES-OnionKnight.png “The following is a contributor post by the Moronic Cheese Mage.”

Dungeon Keeper rather quietly celebrated its 20th anniversary in June 2017 – the PC strategy masterpiece from the, now defunct, Bullfrog has dropped out of the gaming conscience.

That’s unless you played it back in the day. For those who did, it’s firmly entrenched in our gaming memory as one of the most wickedly innovative, inspired, charming, and brilliant PC strategy games from the 1990s. It could well be the very best of the lot. Even now, it’s unique beyond belief.

Bullfrog was already famous for titles such as Theme Park, but with Dungeon Keeper it landed something special.

“Being bad never felt so good”, goes the tagline. And, by heck, are those copywriters…

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2 comments

  1. Hey, remember back when Peter Molyneux actually made good games and didn’t just contribute to the AAA hype machine? Neither do I!

    Anyway, this game has a really interesting concept, and it makes me think that Mr. Molyneux is at his best when he’s given strict limitations. Otherwise, he just kind of goes crazy and begins promising things that aren’t possible. He’s kind of like the European equivalent of Square that way.

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    • Aye, perhaps telling he went slightly off the rails a bit after leaving Bullfrog. Dungeon Keeper was kind of a big deal on release, but it still didn’t sell well. As Hercules would say (if you know this meme)… disappointed!

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