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Lords of the Realm II

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Genre
Perspective
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MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
77
3.5
Macintosh
...
5.0
Windows
77
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Description

Lords of the Realm II is a mixture of turn-based county and economic management and real-time combat.

As the game begins, the king has died and 5 nobles (including yourself) are vying for control of the realm, including the noble Baron, the headstrong Knight, the ice princess The Countess, and the backstabbing Bishop. You have to hold on to your counties by building larger castles and keeping the peasantry happy and well-fed.

When you engage your enemy in battle is when the real fun starts. You are given a Warcraft-type view of the battlefield with the units in your army and have to either get them to retreat (a rarity) or kill every last one of the little buggers. In a siege, you can end the battle by capturing the enemy's flag or dispatching all of your opponents soldiers to the great big Realm in the sky.

Screenshots

Lords of the Realm II Windows Waiting for an enemy.
Lords of the Realm II Windows Archers in action
Lords of the Realm II Windows You can buy resources and weapons from travelling merchant.
Lords of the Realm II Macintosh The trading post and market for raw supplies

Alternate Titles

  • "英伦霸主II" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Great medieval atmosphere. A minor classic. Windows Ran Prieur (19)
A surprisingly fun game (both turn-based and real-time) Windows Cyric (50)
An excellent, well balanced game with a very good concept Windows IV_CV (30)

The Press Says

World Village (Gamer's Zone) DOS 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Coming Soon Magazine Windows Feb, 1997 88 out of 100 88
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Mar, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
High Score DOS Feb, 1997 4 out of 5 80
Power Play DOS Jan, 1997 78 out of 100 78
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 1997 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot Windows Jan 07, 1997 7.6 out of 10 76
Cyber Stratege Windows Jun, 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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