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Sands Of Salzaar review: a sparkling, but occasionally muddy action RPG gem

It’s probably more trouble than it’s worth to sidestep around comparisons to Mount & Blade with Sands Of Salzaar. It’s mostly the structure. Sands Of Salzaar drops you into a world of dynamically warring factions. You can join or compete with them by founding your own, or ignore them to beat up roving bandits, clear out combined dungeon/random encounter sites, and do odd jobs for named NPCs. Some of those figures are powerful, unkillable, and recruitable, although you may have to win them over with favours or gifts. You’ll likely do a bit of everything, but mostly you’ll be smashing…

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The best game you missed in January 2020: Sands Of Salzaar

As 2020 goes kicking and screaming into that good night, we’ve rounded up some of the best games from the year that we didn’t end up covering. Check the Best Game You Missed tag for more. Good things, they say, come to those who wait. Like clichés in the first sentence of an article, this is often a load of toss, but a stopped clock is (“That’s enough of that, thanks.” – Ed). Sands Of Salzaar leapt into Early Access this January, its huge success in China prompting promises of an English translation soon. But 2020 did a lot of…