Though cast in the action/RPG game-play style of Diablo, Nox breaks its mold and offers up more than a few pleasant surprises. The third-person isometric perspective offers a refreshing dose of humor, served up by a slick interface and starring very distinct character classes. Much more than a clone, Nox takes the best the genre had and--for the most part--makes it better.

Nox's story of a harmless auto mechanic who gets accidentally sucked into a fantasy world immediately sets this game apart from its dark and dour brethren. Nox is funny, and it's refreshing to play an RPG that tries to put a smile on your face.

Game play, dungeons, puzzles, and even the story are slightly altered, depending on Jack's class, giving three separate single-player experiences, all leading to the same final showdown with Hecubah. The quests are typical RPG fare--find this, kill that, rescue these guys--spiced up with puzzles relating to the class's abilities or environment. The Nox team's energies went toward creating a game that's fast, fun, and easy to play. It worked.

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Pre-Zenith
Pre-Zenith

Probably a long shot, but I'll still try.
Does anyone still play this game? And anyone ever made any maps or mods for NoX?
If so pm me, thanks.

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baronfuming
baronfuming

Me play game some time ook ook XD

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nose-bLeed
nose-bLeed

westwood really did good games

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DarkStarLive
DarkStarLive

Alas, it will always be foreshadowed by C&C.

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Darkmast508
Darkmast508

Thumbs up to this game! Why does it have two pages, though?

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IceIYIaN
IceIYIaN

This game is tight.

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GunShip05
GunShip05

Why is Developer & Publisher listed as N/A? This game was Made by Westwood Studios!

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feillyne StaffSubscriber
feillyne

Because somebody was too lazy to set it properly? :-P Corrected now, anyway.

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[NE]Fobby[GEN]
[NE]Fobby[GEN]

Yeah I played this game so long ago, it was my favourite game. An awesome singleplayer and ownage multiplayer, this game had it all. Kicked Diablo in the face.

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st.ern
st.ern

i remember playing this when i was 10 or 12

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