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Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
79
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Windows
75
3.8
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Description

Majesty is a fantasy real-time strategy game. You have just been crowned King of Ardania, the land is in chaos, its peoples divided. You must unite your people and claim the land!

At first, it may look like another Age of Empires clone with its different buildings and units, but the game plays somewhat differently. Units are not directly controllable. They have their own wills and do whatever they want to do. As sovereign, you can invest incentives (i.e. gold) to heroes which may encourage them to complete tasks you assign. You can indirectly control them by setting gathering points to various spots on the map. Units then try to reach these points and will automatically choose the right action to do at this spot once they're there, e.g. fighting monsters, harvest food or mine resources.

Screenshots

Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Building a Warrior Guild
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Dead rat-man.
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Under attack.
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Starting off with a castle

Alternate Titles

  • "王权:幻想王国" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Majesty: Władca Ardanii" -- Polish in-game title
  • "Majesty: Sovereign of Ardania" -- Polish title
  • "Majesty: Realm of Arcania" -- Working title

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User Reviews

A Simple, Fun Game Windows AstroNerdBoy (40)
A charming game. Windows Jeff Watts (21)
A newbie strategy effort: Not recommended for veteran strategists Windows Indra is here (19677)

The Press Says

IGN Windows Apr 04, 2000 8.4 out of 10 84
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 13, 2000 16 out of 20 80
MacNN Macintosh Dec 21, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game industry News (GiN) Windows 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows Mar 07, 2001 79 out of 100 79
Joystick (French) Windows May, 2000 78 out of 100 78
Gamesmania Windows 2000 78 out of 100 78
Strategy Gaming Online Windows May 13, 2000 7.4 out of 10 74
Game Captain Windows Apr 06, 2000 71 out of 100 71
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Apr 11, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

Extras

The box also includes 3rd edition Dungeons & Dragons pen and paper rpg rules. As well as a summer sneak peek book of Wizard of the Coasts book line-up.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2001 (Issue #201) – Pleasant Surprise of the Year

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