Games with nobility titles
Group DescriptionGames where the player may acquire nobility titles by climbing up a promotion ladder through completing quests, deeds, or similar services. Acquiring titles may allow the player to gain access to additional wealth, land, military units, etc.
A clear career ladder must be available for the player to climb. For example, the lowest rank in some medieval European countries applied to games are sir (knight), baronet to duke, lord, prince or even king/queen. Fictional nobility titles are also applicable.
- Games where the player is simply identified as a noble or has an equivalent royal title without the option to gain a promotion to a higher title should be excluded from this game group.
- Games where a clear and explicit career ladder is not available should be excluded from this game group. Some strategy games may offer gradual increase in influence, land, or power, however are unclear in terms of nobility promotions. Thus, games such as Mount&Blade should be excluded from this game group.
- Games where nobility titles and a career ladder or similar equivalent exists, however is limited only to units not controllable by the player should be excluded from this game group. The player's character should be the person subject to nobility titles.
- Games where nobility titles are only identified as a scoring rank (usually at the end of a scenario or end game) without any additional benefits throughout the game, nor do they affect gameplay in any way (usually just informational) should be excluded from this game group.
- Games where nobility titles only represent an in-game difficulty setting should be excluded from this game group.
- Games where nobility titles are only obtainable through the completion of a story-oriented plot and does not allow titles to be optionally attained through any other method should be excluded from this game group.
Front cover for Sid Meier's Pirates! (Limited Edition)
Front cover for Pirates! Gold
Screenshot from Sid Meier's Pirates! (Limited Edition)
Screenshot from Pirates! Gold