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Lords of the Realm (DOS)

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Description

The English throne lies empty in 1268 A.D. You and 5 lords are locked in a struggle for the crown. Reap the benefits of successful feudal governing, castle-building, castle-sieging, and land battle to conquer your rivals and claim the kingdom.

You must keep your serfs fed and happy. Then assign them to farming, herding, building, military and other tasks. Design your own castles or build them using actual historical blueprints. Then lay siege to your neighbors' castles and fight out land battles in tactical detail.

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Lords of the Realm DOS Check Your Economy
Lords of the Realm DOS Perform Diplomacy
Lords of the Realm DOS Title Screen
Lords of the Realm DOS Your County

Alternate Titles

  • "英伦霸主" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Lords of the Realm: Epic Medieval Strategy" -- Tag-lined title

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User Reviews

An excellent medieval strategy, marred slightly by tedious micromanagement useless (15) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

The Press Says

PC Gamer Nov, 1994 91 out of 100 91
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 1994 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
MikroBitti Dec, 1994 85 out of 100 85
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1994 73 out of 100 73
PC Format (UK) Dec, 1994 73 out of 100 73
PC Games (Germany) Dec, 1994 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Dec, 1994 61 out of 100 61

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Windows release 2 vedder (20181)
Dec 19, 2010

Trivia

England Under Edward 1

The Crucial Entertainment CD release of this game contains a 34 page book in pdf format entitled England Under Edward 1 written by Jennifer Hawthorne. This describes English history after the Norman Conquest through to Edward I whose reign is covered in some detail. It also covers the development of castles in the medieval period with maps of some of the more famous ones, warfare, and the structure of society in those times.

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1996 – #3 Best Strategical in 1995 (Readers' Vote)

Frumple (934) added Lords of the Realm (DOS) on Jun 13, 2001
Other platforms contributed by piltdown_man (72737) and Terok Nor (18743)