Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
79
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Windows
76
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 creating a character
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Mission loading...
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Dwarf Village
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Building a Warrior Guild

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 serious look into hero-based economy Windows Alex Z (1357)
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 engaged (19918)

Critic Reviews

Power Play Windows Mar, 2000 88 out of 100 88
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Apr 09, 2000 85 out of 100 85
Power Unlimited Windows Apr, 2000 8 out of 10 80
MacNN Macintosh Dec 21, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jun, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows Apr, 2000 79 out of 100 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr, 2000 78 out of 100 78
GameStar (Germany) Windows Apr, 2000 77 out of 100 77
ActionTrip Windows May 30, 2000 76 out of 100 76
Macworld Macintosh Mar 01, 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

Extras

The box contains 3rd edition Dungeons & Dragons pen and paper RPG rules as well as a summer sneak peek book of Wizards of the Coast's book line-up.

Awards

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

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