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"When I asked my buddy, Corvos, what he thought of
Rune, the medieval game released by Loki a few months ago, he made
the immediate response of, "Those are nice pics, but I'd rather
play something where I can blow stuff up with a few cluster bombs,
and a 'bunker buster'." I initially laughed at his response, and
then I felt a wake of silence come over me. It?s no surprise, that
with his background, he?d say something like that. Corvos is a bit
But Corvos' interpretation of the game (or lack of) didn't
persuade me one way or the other. He didn't know what he was
So, when I first started playing Rune I had two initial problems
-- One, I had a very hard time getting used to third-person views,
and two, I didn't think that I'd get into the whole medieval thang.
Ya know, I just didn't think that it would appeal to me.