7 Wonders II

7 Wonders II

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.4.44.14
  • Total Downloads:
    23,262
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 07, 2014
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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We love puzzle games, and we frequently have trouble tearing ourselves away from them. We have to admit, though, that we were happy to stop playing 7 Wonders II. The game itself isn't so bad, but the obtrusive advertising it comes with annoyed us thoroughly.

To install 7 Wonders II, users must first download the Free Ride Player, which then allows users to download the actual game. Although the player is a mere 720K, 7 Wonders II is 25MB. We didn't love the fact that Free Ride Player downloaded three additional games without asking for our permission, either. The game itself is a matching puzzle game; line up three or more like gems to clear them from the board and earn points. As you do this, you create stones that tiny workers at the bottom of the screen use to build the Seven Wonders. Users start with Stonehenge, completing several rounds of puzzles to construct it, and then move on to the next wonder. The gameplay is similar to every other puzzle game of this type that we've encountered, although there are a lot of special pieces and other little quirks (which aren't always very clearly explained). We liked the game well enough, but its interface is surrounded by ever-changing advertising, which is quite annoying and distracting. It also periodically interferes with the game's performance. We were shocked when our game was interrupted by a 20-second video ad that we had to sit through before we could resume play. Overall, we're not big fans of 7 Wonders II; there are too many other games that are similar and that don't bombard players with advertising.

7 Wonders II installs three desktop icons without asking but uninstalls cleanly. We recommend this program with reservations.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Won't load in Windows 7 64 bit"

April 17, 2014  |  By hawkpa

 |  Version: 7 Wonders II 5.0.2

Pros

Works fine on a 32 bit machine

Cons

Will not load in Windows 7 64 bit-get "range check error" and I can't find any patches that work

Summary

Could be a conflict in my machine-have tried admin mode, compatibility with XP SP3 and a patch that was supposed to work. No luck.

Updated on Apr 17, 2014

I'd give zero stars but that is not an option with this review site.

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5 stars

"Game is good , vendor is bad."

July 04, 2011  |  By JasCarver9

 |  Version: 7 Wonders II 5.0.2

Pros

The game is really a nice laid out game from the creators at MumboJumbo

Cons

Questionable review by CNET Staff ,targets the game itself based on the free ad based experience by the vendor and removes stars for that.

Summary

While MumboJumbo are the original creators of this game, it should not have stars taken off of it, because a 3rd party who distrubutes their games for free via ad based advertising cripples the game playing experience. There are many reputable vendors out there who offer free ad based gameplay of this same title without all the nonsense and additional game downloads that Free Ride Games downloads onto your computer. I suggest you give this game a try, but from another vendor and then really rate your experience on it. Its a really good game ruined by a horrible ad based system.

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5 stars

"wonderful game, but"

February 21, 2011  |  By likepcgamescom

 |  Version: 7 Wonders II 5.0.2

Pros

this is nice and catchy game, I had fun playing it.

Cons

I couldn't find any version of 7 wonders 1, but the current version is also good.
it took me nearly 12 minutes to start playing, but since it's free it was worth waiting.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher FreeRide Games
Publisher web site http://www.freeridegames.com
Release Date October 07, 2014
Date Added October 07, 2014
Version 7.4.44.14
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Sudoku, Crossword & Puzzle Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Additional Requirements Flash player
Download Information
File Size 746.14KB
File Name 7 Wonders II.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 23,262
Downloads Last Week 120
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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