DescriptionThis game is a remake of the popular trading simulation Merchant Prince.
You take control over one of the most influential families in the 14th century. From their hometown Venice, Italy, they controlled most of the sea and land trade of this era.
The games main ideas a very well done and are based on Niccoló Machiavelli´s famous book "The Prince" which analyzed the political and religious situation in the the 14th century.
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|Great game, until you get a good lead...||Shiek of Geek (27)|
The Press Says
|Joystick (French)||Jun, 1995||89 out of 100||89|
|PC Gamer||Jul, 1995||84 out of 100||84|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Jul, 1995||80|
|Power Play||Jun, 1995||74 out of 100||74|
|PC Games (Germany)||Jun, 1995||71 out of 100||71|
|PC Player (Germany)||May, 1995||67 out of 100||67|
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ExtrasSome releases of the game included the Penguin Classics version of the book The Prince by Machiavelli.
ReferencesIf you look on the CD, you can actually find the "splash screen" of the original Merchant Prince.
Related Web Sites
- Machiavelli: The Prince (The complete book on which this game was based in HTML format. Translated by WK Marriott.)