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Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader (Windows)

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It is 1588 A.D., but not quite the way it's been written in the history books. In this alternate history, during the Third Crusade, a seal was broken and a hole was opened into other worlds. In that one event, the Dysjunction, the world changed forever.

Lionheart is an RPG that uses the SPECIAL system that first made its appearance in Fallout. Its setting is very unique, taking place in an alternate history where magic is now available for those who are able to use it.


Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Windows Taking Galileo's spirit
Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Windows Lost Shipwreck
Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Windows Arabian Camp near Barcelona
Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Windows Rocky path to Alamut

Alternate Titles

  • "狮心王:十字军的遗产" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Львиное Сердце" -- Russian spelling
  • "Lionheart Saga: Juujigun no Isan" -- Japanese title
  • "Fallout Fantasy" -- Slang

User Reviews

Lionheart almost hit the mark -- but ended up whacking a wandering pedestrian instead. kbmb (399) unrated
Nice magic system and backstory, but they botched the conversion to realtime and they botched game balance overall weregamer (157) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars
It is a great shame too see this potential crumble to dust... Zolansilverspear (528) 0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars

The Press Says

Play (Poland) Oct, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Zone Benelux Oct, 2003 72 out of 100 72 Sep 12, 2003 14 out of 20 70
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2003 66 out of 100 66 Sep 18, 2003 66 out of 100 66
Gameplanet Sep 04, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Withingames Aug 27, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Komputer Świat GRY Dec, 2003 3.41 out of 6 57
RPGamer Nov 10, 2004 4 out of 10 40
1UP 2003 D+ 33


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Lionheart was named #3 Worst Game of the Year in the “Best of 2003” Awards in Computer Games Magazine (March 2004 issue).

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kbmb (399) added Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader (Windows) on Mar 12, 2003