Highland Warriors (Windows)

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Highland Warriors is a standard 3D real-time strategy based upon medieval Scotland in a very William Wallace/Braveheart-esque themed game. Authentic dialect and soundtrack emphasize the "Highland Warrior" feeling.

The engine (ATLAS engine) was built by the developers and uses state-of-the-art technology. It allows each unit to consist of up to 8,000 polygons, and 200,000 polygons on-screen altogether with real-time shading. Each unit and building is very detailed at all angles.

The game also boasts a change of seasons throughout any given skirmish, which can aid you or hurt you, depending on your situation. For instance, farms won't grow during the winter, forcing your workers to find other means to feed your armies, and mountains may be unpassable.

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Alternate Titles

  • "高地战士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Горцы. Битва за Шотландию." -- Russian spelling
  • "Gaodi Zhanshi" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

Avoid this game at all "costs"! kubakuba (9) unrated
A fairy unremarkable contribution to the ever-expanding RTS genre. kbmb (399) unrated

Critic Reviews

PC Zone Benelux Mar, 2003 80 out of 100 80
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2003 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) Feb 21, 2003 69 out of 100 69
PC Gamer Apr, 2003 69 out of 100 69
Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 2003 64 out of 100 64
Game industry News (GiN) 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Jan 29, 2003 5.9 out of 10 59
Svenska PC Gamer Mar, 2003 55 out of 100 55
Rebell.at Games Mar 07, 2003 5 out of 10 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) May, 2003 40 out of 100 40

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kbmb (399) added Highland Warriors (Windows) on Feb 14, 2003