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    About This Game

    "Castles II: Siege and Conquest" you can experience even more then the original. It is the year 1311. The King of France just died and because King Charles didn’t have any heir it is up to you to take control of as much of France as you can through the game of medieval diplomacy, treachery and power. To win you must survive. To survive you must scout the surrounding territories, defeat the local militias, subjugate the land with castles, feed and maintain the people, forge diplomatic alliances, appease the church and unite the land under your iron fist. If successful and the Pope gives you the blessing, then you will become the King of France.

    There's more. Now you can watch 30 minutes of BBC documentary footage which shows you how and why castles were constructed, planned, besieged and attacked prior to the age of gunpowder. Using this knowledge, you can create your own original castle designs to play against your computer opponents. Or, you can choose from 10 historical castles for your own personal fortress.

    • Real-time battles in a turn-based strategy
    • The ability to design your own fortress
    • Interesting historical videos giving you some insight into castle building

    Contributed by jaXen (79832) on Aug 19, 2017.

Back of Box - DOS (US):
    Immerse yourself in all of the glory and honor of being a medieval Baron struggling for the throne. Forge diplomatic alliances with neighboring power hungry barons while you use your administrative skills to build and empire of trade and wealth. Defend your otherwise helpless people with well-trained armies and might castles. Succeed and you will be made the King of France! Over 30 minutes of BBC documentary footage show you how and why castles were planned, constructed, sieged and attacked prior to the age of gunpowder. Using this knowledge, you can create your own original castle designs to play against your computer opponents. Or, you can choose from 10 historical castles for your own personal fortress.

    "A first rate strategy game... It's a joy to play."
    Computer Gaming World

    • More than 40 intricate subplots will test your kingly decision making, creating dozens of new challenges
    • Classic film footage from Alexander Nevsky and The Private Life of King Henry VIII and color and grace to enhance your kingdom building.
    • Over five hours of digitized speech by top Hollywood talent will involve you in all the politics, frolic, and treachery of the 14th century.
    • An original musical score reflects the many moods of medieval life.
    • Four progressive game levels and total control of all aspects of gameplay assure you'll never experience the same game world twice!
    • 256-color, VGA graphics bring the brilliance of the Middle Ages to your computer screen.
    • An on-disk tutorial gently guides you through your princely apprenticeship.
    • Easy point-and-click icon interface.

    Contributed by jlebel (2211) on Aug 11, 2004.