A Tale In The Desert

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A Financial empire building MMORPG set in ancient Egypt. This pay-to-play game focuses on economic activities over combat.

Total Rating: 3.50
Reviews: 12

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Post Date: 05:28 27-02-2009
Rating: 5
Author: Milai
Comment: This is a niche game, so it's hard to say whether or not someone else would like it. Check it out if you are looking for a game that isnt the norm.

Post Date: 01:32 30-08-2008
Rating: 0
Author: Arakus
Comment: social pvp, backstabbing bickering, gamers bored out their skull turning upon each other, fun at start of new tale for awhile but tedium becomes the norm , the game moves to slow, content is held back and you end up just biding time til the developer moves his butt and decides to add the next tidbit for his little children he "gods" it over and he puts things into the game to pit people against people on purpose in his little "social experiment" that just ruins the whole experience- stay away for your own sanity, if you have any emotions do not enter as you"ll get hurt.
Honestly if your cerebrally minded there are some good challenging puzzles to work out certain concepts in the game such as using mutagens on flowers etc but just heed the warning above on "social pvp"
In the right hands this game COULD be awesome, with its current creator/developer and the long time cliques who enforce their rule on the land and manipulate things to suit them and their friends whilst giving this butter wouldnt melt impression its just not worth the grief!

Post Date: 08:20 31-07-2008
Rating: 1
Author: Adeori
Comment: I've played it before. Well, it was fun for the time I played. Although the idea of "the game ends when the story does" is just to get more money. I don't think there is any difference between A Tale In The Desert 1, 2, or 3. I'm pretty sure they just re-release the same game, maybe update the graphics or add an extra feature or bug fix, then they slap a new number on it and say "Here you go, another $20 and $14 per month and you can do it all over again! ^.^"

Post Date: 22:01 18-06-2008
Rating: 0
Author: lordnincompoop
Comment: Dull as hell. Go, pick thing up, put down in location. Pick thing up again, put it down somewhere else. Do that 1000 times an you'll see how dull it really is.

Post Date: 19:25 04-06-2008
Rating: 8
Author: MightySheep
Comment: Good fun once you get into it and the players on it are really nice, but it just seemed dull.

Post Date: 14:08 27-01-2008
Rating: 8
Author: immortal143
Comment: it is the most succesful non violent mmorpgs around
i played the game for a year and it was fun
great for younger kids

Post Date: 02:07 24-12-2007
Rating: 5
Author: daimyo92
Comment: nvr played it...after the reviews, nvr want too

Post Date: 20:54 22-11-2007
Rating: 0
Author: xrultima
Comment: Fun for a very, very, VERY short time then you get bored.. 'tis another game that falls in my never-play-again list.. 0/10

Post Date: 19:26 28-04-2007
Rating: 4
Author: orasis
Comment: Its a sketchy game, you never really comprehend what is going on around you - and you never really are told why you must achieve these goals.

Some of the goals are so long that it is like a second job, it's not fun.

Also to get from place to place you need to run and run quite a bit you will - seriously it can take 5 minutes time of just watching your badly animated character running before you actually get anywhere where you can do anything.

Post Date: 18:20 21-02-2007
Rating: 4
Author: Thejester
Comment: eh, the tutorial is pretty fun, but after that, you go to the mainland where there is about one other player, and it takes forever to get anywhere. it also takes say, 600 bricks to build a basic house, and it takes about a minute to make 6 bricks. i wasnt prepared to spend over an hour simply making bricks. this game might be fun if there were more people.

Post Date: 20:22 26-03-2006
Rating: 2
Author: bigchinks
Comment: i dident have a clue wut it was about and it was very odd

Post Date: 23:27 08-03-2006
Rating: 5
Author: tessa46
Comment: This game was very interesting and fun for a short time only. It is a lesson in working together and accomplishing goals. I did some exploration also without risk since there is no combat. I enjoyed making things and participating in Developer run events. Wine tasting and experimenting in cooking was a hoot. However, in the end, unless you were a member of a large guild, you were limited in resources.

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