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Gloriana (DOS)

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Description

Gloriana. is a management game set in the year 1550 AD, when Elisabeth becomes Queen of England.

The player is cast as the owner of a small trading company with the goal to gain wealth and influence, through the international trading of goods and accumulation of luxury items, until they achieve sufficient status to be granted the post of counselor to the Queen. The player has time until the year 1588 to achieve this esteemed position, at which point the Spanish Armada attacks England and the game ends.

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Gloriana DOS The pirates nest
Gloriana DOS "Gloriana" Main Menu
Gloriana DOS Intro - The story of your life on how you became a deck boy to captain of a ship (all of that in just 7 years)
Gloriana DOS The trading book

Alternate Titles

  • "Gloriana - In the Service of the Crown" -- tag-lined title
  • "Elisabeth I." -- German title

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User Reviews

Very nice strategic, medieval game Mario Rottiers (1) unrated

The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Jul, 1996 79 out of 100 79
Power Play Jul, 1996 76 out of 100 76
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Alexander Schaefer (2319) added Gloriana (DOS) on Apr 14, 2001