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Lords of Conquest

Genre
Perspective
MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
...
3.3
DOS
...
3.0
Atari ST
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3.5
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Description

Lords of Conquest is influenced by the boardgame Risk. You and your opponent start by selecting countries in turn from a map. This can be randomly generated based on requested numbers of countries and volumes of water, chosen from one of the 19 predefined ones, or created using the inbuilt editor.

Your army possesses infantry, cavalry and a water fleet. Natural or produced resources such as gold and iron are identified - countries containing these might be the best ones to invade.You can play at 4 skill levels, and decide how big a factor luck is. With calculations settled by the computer, players can concentrate on the power games.

Screenshots

Lords of Conquest Atari ST It can be fine-tuned, with a sci-fi-esque effect here
Lords of Conquest Atari ST Using the map editor to remodel the country
Lords of Conquest Commodore 64 Selecting territories
Lords of Conquest Atari ST Which is made easier by having infrastructure

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User Reviews

not risk-based, but a resource-oriented strategy game. Randomness is OPTIONAL! Commodore 64 Blaze Elwin (1)

The Press Says

Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Oct, 1990 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari ST Oct, 1990 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit Oct, 1990 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apple II Oct, 1990 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Power Play Atari ST Sep, 1988 85 out of 100 85
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Aug, 1988 848 out of 1000 85
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 May, 1988 835 out of 1000 84
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Apr, 1988 79 out of 100 79
ST Action Atari ST Aug, 1988 54 out of 100 54

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Trivia

Borderlands

This game is based on the board game Borderlands released by EON Publishing in 1982.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1989 - Best Strategy Game in 1988

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