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Description

Lords of EverQuest is a real-time strategy game with role-playing elements. The game is set in the EverQuest universe and takes place ten thousand years before the events of the original EverQuest. Players can choose to control any of the three alliances, each composed of different races: Shadowrealm (dark elves, ogres, and the iksar); Dawn Brotherhood (humans, barbarians, and dwarves); and the Eldaar Alliance (high elves, wood elves, halflings and froglocks). The single-player mode offers three campaigns, one per alliance. Each alliance has its own motivations for war, and the three stories are intertwined.

Each alliance has five "lords" (equivalent to "heroes" in other strategy games), making a total of fifteen lords with different abilities. The player chooses one of these lords to help his units in battles. The lords greatly enhance the performance of friendly units and can also sabotage the enemy. The units consist of race-specific soldiers and can be selected before each mission; a certain number of them can be transferred to the next one. Both lords and units level up, learn new abilities and become stronger, in a RPG-like fashion.

Resource management plays a lesser role in the game than in most other games of its type. Only one type of resource (platinum) is available for mining.

Screenshots

Lords of EverQuest Windows The main menu. The background is not always the same, different characters and surroundings are shown. They are animated to a degree, flags wave, the characters adjust their stance etc.
Lords of EverQuest Windows The game configuration options. 1600 x 1200 x 32 is the highest resolution possible
Lords of EverQuest Windows The end of a scenario the player is shown a 'You Won!' or 'You Lost' screen followed by three optional screens of game statistics like this
Lords of EverQuest Windows A mission starts with a short animated sequence. The dialogue is not spoken

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Alternate Titles

  • "王者:无尽的任务战略版" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 19, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
4Players.de Mar 08, 2004 66 out of 100 66
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 12, 2003 13 out of 20 65
Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2004 63 out of 100 63
Game Watcher Jan 07, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gamesmania.de Feb 24, 2004 57 out of 100 57
GameSpot Dec 04, 2003 5.5 out of 10 55
Super Play (Sweden) Jan, 2004 3 out of 10 30
CanardPC Dec 17, 2003 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Pre-Order CD

The game demo contained a pre-order offer that included a pre-sale CD with three additional playable Lords (army generals), three new single player maps, a game trailer, wallpapers and other items. The order had to be placed at a now defunct game site.
The Ring Hawk (841) added Lords of EverQuest (Windows) on Jul 24, 2004