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Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods (Atari ST)

Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods Atari ST Title screen.

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Description

Populous II continues the "god game" genre pioneered by Bullfrog's classic Populous. In PII, you're an unproven immortal who must fight your way through an entire pantheon of Greek gods, each with his or her own strategy and attacks, and ultimately enter into a showdown with Zeus himself.

The gameplay mechanics are similar to Populous, but PII features a wider array of spells, digitized sound, and high-resolution graphics to give the spell effects extra punch. Multiplayer is supported via serial link and dial-up.

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Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods Atari ST Title screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Populous II: Two Tribes" -- Genesis title

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The Press Says

Atari ST User May, 1992 95 out of 100 95
ST Format Jan, 1992 95 out of 100 95
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Apr, 1992 11 out of 12 92
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 85 out of 100 85

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Trivia

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1993 – Best Strategical of 1992 (Readers' Vote)
  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1993– #2 Best Strategy Game in 1992
  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1992 – Best Strategy Game in 1991
  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #8 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list



Terok Nor (18347) added Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods (Atari ST) on Apr 16, 2004
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