Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods (Macintosh)

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Critic Score
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Description

Populous II continues the "god game" genre pioneered by Bullfrog's classic Populous. In PII, you're an unproven immortal who must fight your way through an entire pantheon of Greek gods, each with his or her own strategy and attacks, and ultimately enter into a showdown with Zeus himself.

The gameplay mechanics are similar to Populous, but PII features a wider array of spells, digitized sound, and high-resolution graphics to give the spell effects extra punch. Multiplayer is supported via serial link and dial-up.

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There are 39 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Two Tribes: Populous II" -- Genesis title

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Critic Reviews

Power Play Aug, 1994 90 out of 100 90
High Score Aug, 1994 4 out of 5 80

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Trivia

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1993 – Best Strategical of 1992 (Readers' Vote)
  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1993– #2 Best Strategy Game in 1992
  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1992 – Best Strategy Game in 1991
  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #8 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list

Kabushi (136597) added Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods (Macintosh) on May 25, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Picard (30005), brickbat (135), Infernos (9715), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419) and Terok Nor (20159)