/Gawk – Shades of HyboriaFebruary 27, 2010
One of the first things I noticed since getting back into the Age of Conan was how breathtakingly beautiful Hyboria is. I’ve gotten a new computer since I last played this game too, so the vistas are even more stunning than I remember.
There also seems to be something wrong with my character’s eyes. She always looks like she’s ready to devour the person she’s talking to.
And the Wheel of Pain should be a familiar sight to any fan of Conan.
Instead of a box of text, players in AoC get to interact with NPCs in dramatic camera angles and dialogue options when picking up their quests.
Getting around Hyboria is much easier when you have a mount.
Taking some time off from killing cannibals to sunbathe on the banks of a mighty river that traverses Cimmeria.
A couple other pretty sights: