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Heritage of Kings: The Settlers (Windows)

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Description

In a world which somewhat resembles the Britain of the Arthurian Legends, you guide the fate of young Dario and his ever growing fellowship of friends as they struggle to restore the old empire, which was ruled by Dario's father years ago and has since fallen apart, to its former glory.

This fifth installation of the Settlers franchise moves the focus of the series away from micromanaging a daisy chain economy towards RTS gameplay mechanics, so expect to build up a base and recruit units of spearmen, swordmen and horsemen to ensure your victory.

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Heritage of Kings: The Settlers Windows Sulphur gallery.
Heritage of Kings: The Settlers Windows Your workers needs to eat, but it's not enough food for a new farm.
Heritage of Kings: The Settlers Windows Brickmakers at work.
Heritage of Kings: The Settlers Windows One of our farmers.

Alternate Titles

  • "工人物语:国王的遗产" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "The Settlers. Наследие королей" -- Russian spelling
  • "The Settlers: L'eredità dei Re" -- Italian title
  • "The Settlers: Heritage of Kings" -- UK title
  • "The Settlers: El Linaje de los Reyes" -- Spanish title
  • "The Settlers: Dziedzictwo Królów" -- Polish title
  • "Settlers V" -- Informal name
  • "Settlers: L'Héritage des Rois" -- French title
  • "Settlers 5" -- Informal title
  • "Die Siedler: Das Erbe der Könige" -- German title

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The Press Says

GameStar (Germany) Nov, 2004 89 out of 100 89
JeuxVideoPC.com Apr 08, 2005 17 out of 20 85
PC Powerplay Nov, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Playback Jun, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Digital Entertainment News (den) Apr 20, 2005 7.9 out of 10 79
4Players.de Dec 11, 2004 75 out of 100 75
IGN Mar 04, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot Mar 07, 2005 6.4 out of 10 64
Yahoo! Games Mar 11, 2005 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Eurogamer.net (UK) Mar 01, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2004 – Biggest PC Disappointment of the Year
  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 03/2005 - #10 Biggest Disappointment

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Cadorna (190) added Heritage of Kings: The Settlers (Windows) on Mar 26, 2005