Troll

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1
  • Total Downloads:
    37,310
  • Date Added:
    February 12, 2009
  • File Size:
    6.59MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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Troll is a basic fantasy game in which the player, acting as the troll, defends helpless villages from an onslaught of Orcs. Despite the game's unsophisticated graphics and basic tasks, we found it surprisingly addictive.

The publisher's description of Troll promises "a beautiful fantasy adventure," but we wouldn't go that far. The graphics are basic and a bit silly. Users choose a village from a map and are then taken to the playing area, which was more or less the same in each level we tried; in the foreground, the village, in the background, the evil castle and a fire-spitting dragon, and in between the two, you, the troll. The troll can move side-to-side and can swing his sword or use his shield. And that's really the extent of the game's controls. You're in one place, fighting the bad guys to the death. In spite of this very basic setup, the game is surprisingly fun to play. The object of the game is to destroy the castle by deflecting the dragon's fireballs away from the village and aiming them toward the castle instead. At the same time, users must fight off a variety of creepy creatures that issue forth from the castle. It's a simple game, and we were initially unimpressed with it, but the more we played, the more we liked it. Users who don't expect too much out of it will likely enjoy it very much. An online Help file explains the game's basics.

Troll has a 60-minute trial period. It installs desktop icons without asking and leaves a folder behind upon removal. We recommend this game to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"I like it very much because it is so challenging !"

April 04, 2008  |  By Sherman7799

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Pros

The graphics are so clear !

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3 stars

"the all right but takes a bit of time"

July 29, 2005  |  By kingdom knight

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Pros

funny graphics challenging levels

Cons

very very long

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Rake in Grass
Publisher web site http://www.rakeingrass.com
Release Date February 12, 2009
Date Added February 12, 2009
Version 1.1
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Arcade Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements Processor 400MHz, 32MB RAM, Sound card, DirectX 9.0
Download Information
File Size 6.59MB
File Name Troll_Setup_Demo.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 37,310
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 60-minute trial
Price $14.95

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