Warlords II (DOS)

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Warlords II is a 2D turn-based strategy game set in a fantasy world. The player is a commander from one of several races (like the people from the Kingdoms, the Dark Elves, Ussyrian Orcs, Sirians etc.). The player starts with one city, and must capture other cities (enemy or neutral) to produce new units. The creation of a new unit itself takes a certain amount of turns. The player organizes warriors into "armies" (groups of units, shown as one icon on the map, like the heroes in the Heroes of Might and Magic series) and lead them into battles. The units differ in the number of movement points they possess, but the armies are only as fast as the slowest unit in them. Battles are resolved automatically, the player cannot affect them.


Warlords II DOS Title screen
Warlords II DOS A multitude of mythical monsters!
Warlords II DOS Beating the computer
Warlords II DOS Naming yourself

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All time classic - fantastic gameplay, quality graphics for its time and Australian. Glenn Fischmann (5) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

High Score Nov, 1993 4 out of 5 80
Power Play Sep, 1993 79 out of 100 79
PC Games (Germany) Sep, 1993 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1993 9 out of 12 75
PC Player (Germany) Aug, 1993 73 out of 100 73
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 72 out of 100 72
PC Joker Sep, 1993 72 out of 100 72


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Warlords II was named #77 overall among the “150 Best Games of All Time” by Computer Gaming World Magazine (15th Anniversary Issue--November 1996).

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