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Kohan II: Kings of War (Windows)

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As in many stories, good triumphs over evil and gets over-confident... forgetting all about the evil. It is at that point that evil rebounds to try and seize control once again. That is exactly what happens in Kohan II. Strange creatures are moving across the land, civil war has broken the Kohan people apart, and wars are happening more and more frequently.

Offering you five factions and six races to play, this sequel in the Kohan series offers you a variety of things to do. The game offers five different environments to play in and 32 missions for single-player gaming.

Unlike many RTS games, KoW does not require you to have many worker drones to gather your resources. Simply build mines and that is it. Use your resources to build armies rather than workers.

Another feature in the game that makes it different from other RTS games on the market is that you cannot build individual units (with the exception of siege units). Instead, you build groups of units, led by either a hero or a captain. The groups can have up to 9 units in them if you have the ability to build the support units needed to reach 9.

A final unique feature is that as long as you can retreat your group back within your Zone of Control before all units in it are dead, the units will regenerate HP and resurrect fallen units. You will only have to recruit a replacement group if you let your group die off completely.


Kohan II: Kings of War Windows Main menu
Kohan II: Kings of War Windows Select your campaign for the single player game
Kohan II: Kings of War Windows Setting up a multiplayer game
Kohan II: Kings of War Windows Rushing to relieve my city before the enemy can take it over.

Alternate Titles

  • "可汗2:战争之王" -- Chinese Title (Simplified)
  • "Кохан 2: Короли Войны" -- Russian title

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One of the better games of the genre, though perhaps oversimplified in certain aspects Cavalary (6618) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars
A welcome change of pace for strategy fans harmonia (248) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameSpot Sep 21, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Oct, 2004 82 out of 100 82
ActionTrip Sep 30, 2004 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Sep 23, 2004 80 out of 100 80
PC Action Oct 20, 2004 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) Oct 22, 2004 78 out of 100 78
games xtreme Nov 11, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
JeuxVideoPC.com May 23, 2006 14 out of 20 70
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2004 65 out of 100 65
Joystick (French) Nov, 2004 5 out of 10 50


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Riamus (8126) added Kohan II: Kings of War (Windows) on Oct 29, 2004