The Dungeon Of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet Of Chaos Reviews

The Dungeon Of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet Of Chaos is ranked in the 34th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
7 / 10
Jul 15, 2021

Toilet humour can be very funny if it's written well and I'm not sure it's written well here. That's a shame because the rest of The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk is a decent effort at the tactical genre, with some genuine replay value thrown in. Why not give it a stab? Or perhaps, a backstab?

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Unscored
Oct 1, 2020

So there you go. If you like XCOM-ish things, The Dungeon Of Naheulbeuk should be in your library – just so long as you don’t mind a bit of hamfisted zaniness. I don’t think it’s one you’ll want to replay again and again, but it’s a substantial, well-crafted effort that’s definitely worth your time.

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55 / 100
Aug 22, 2021

Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos has a lot of obstacles in its way from becoming a solid gem worth your time. The first few hours are a bit of a drag to get through since the majority of this time you'll spend either hating the dialogue or hating the difficulty from the (more predetermined than random) RNG that this game employs. Trudge through this and you'll find that the learning curve gets easier, the writing simmers down a bit, but the difficulty still remains the same.

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70 / 100
Sep 30, 2020

The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk is altogether an enjoyable romp that will land with you about as far as you can tolerate cringeworthy humor and a lite XCOM layer set in a Dungeons and Dragons setting. Also, do yourself a favor and mute the Elf. Permanently. The game has it as an available option; it’s like they knew how bad the humor might be. So do it and you’ll thank me later.

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7 / 10
Sep 17, 2020

The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos has zany humor and tactical depth. Its characters feel unique and memorable too. Sadly, it's bogged down by a nasty bug that can occur during battles, a particular issue that became problematic towards the end of the game, and a lack of replayability.

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68%
Sep 18, 2021

In poking fun at RPGs of old, Artefacts Studio elicits laughs, but it loses sight of what makes those classics special: an engrossing narrative. The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk’s threadbare story does little to help you stay engaged beyond its opening hours, and inexcusable technical failings dampen the fun thereafter. I recommend The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk to fans of the source material and anyone with a high pain tolerance in desperate need of SRPG combat goodness. But for all others, you’re better off picking up one of the RPGs this one mocks.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 3, 2020

The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos is a great tactical RPG from Artefacts Studio. It has everything you want from a tactical RPG, adds a sprinkle of difference with some of its design elements, and brings it all together with a solid bit of wacky humor and fun personalities.

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4 / 10
Sep 24, 2020

The Dungeon Of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet Of Chaos is the game equivalent of a Netflix knockoff of an HBO show: it's not terrible and it has occasionally fun ideas, but it's still worse than the source material in almost every conceivable way.

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6 / 10.0
Jun 22, 2021

There's a new strategy RPG available for Switch. The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos brings the frenetic and zany humor of John Lang's long-running audio series to modern consoles. Unfortunately, technical issues wreak havoc on the Nintendo Switch experience.

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Impulsegamer
Top Critic
4.6 / 5.0
Oct 4, 2020

A tactical RPG with a comedic twist and surprisingly challenging combat.

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6.5 / 10.0
Jul 18, 2021

The coarse and uninspired humor does not work as the developers have intended, and in the long run, it becomes annoying. The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos has a lot of untapped potentials, unfortunately, due to the countless technical issues it is hard to recommend the console version to any players.

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8.4 / 10.0
Jul 7, 2021

‎The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos features solid, deep and fun gameplay. With a script full of humor and adorable graphics that make it a very interesting game for lovers of tactical RPGs.‎

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Cubed3
Athanasios
Top Critic
4 / 10
Dec 11, 2020

The most important thing in video games is the fun factor. Forget the visuals, forget the story, forget everything else; it's all about fun, fun, fun. The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos isn't aware of that, which makes you think whether its developer even had any people test it out. The storytelling bit that mocks D&D tropes tries too hard to be funny and fails while at it, with the playable characters being a bunch of completely unlikable "heroes." As for the actual, turn-based strategy affair, while definitely the better part, it has some severe issues of its own, with the most game-breaking one being the existence of an aggravating RNG that frequently ruins one's plans.

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Screen Rant
Top Critic
Sep 17, 2020

Overall, The Dungeon Of Naheulbeuk is a fun romp with creative combat and animations and gameplay that never takes itself too seriously. For players tired of RPGs where the entire fate of the world hangs in the balance, questing through Naheulbeuk with some of the least qualified and most relatable heroes around can be a refreshing change of pace.

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Dec 30, 2021

Despite its somewhat one-note premise, The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk - Splat Jaypak's Arenas is a solid addition to the game and undeniably addicting as players practice and perfect their strategies to lead the party to glory, just as The Ranger dreams.

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Recommended
Oct 6, 2020

The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos is a fantastic tactical RPG, made better with outstanding voice acting and hilarious puns. The humour is rife in this game and while it may not be for some, had me laughing constantly. The tactical combat gameplay is difficult but rewarding and the graphics are superb.

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GameOctane
Jmachine
D+
Mar 15, 2021

Overall this edgy myspace fanfic of Dave the Barbarian, repurposed to avoid Disney's lawyers, just fell flat on its delivery of a competent and deep Strategy RPG wrapped in tongue-in-cheek humor. Avoid it unless you think fart jokes and attention devoid conversations are still relevant or you are willing to skip all dialogue to enjoy the gameplay.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jul 12, 2021

If The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos was content just to tell a goofy story with a bunch of charming humor, it would have been a pretty solid offering. However, this is also a very solid tactics / RPG hybrid that offers a really fresh take on a very familiar genre. The humor and the pacing of the combat probably won’t appeal to everyone, but consider me a huge fan as I hope from some continued hijinks in a future sequel.

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6 / 10.0
Jun 10, 2021

The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos – Ruins of Limis is the first DLC for the turn-based dungeon crawler released by developed Artefacts Studio and publisher Dear Villagers. The party of questionable adventures continues their adventure in a new area filled with the undead. Unfortunately, the short outing doesn't live up to the fun of the base campaign. Check out what works and what didn't in our review.

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Nov 16, 2020

Based on a French audio series by the same name, The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk isn’t a franchise I’ve encountered before – most likely as it hasn’t been formally translated into English. It has its own fervent fanbase, and has split off into comics, novels, and even a band.

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