Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
79
4.7
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 Sudden attack and good defense
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Release slaves
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Here is the Mission Briefing
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Windows Dwarf Village

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 (1365)
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 stressed (19999)

Critic Reviews

Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Jan 05, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Power Play Windows Mar, 2000 88 out of 100 88
MacNN Macintosh Dec 21, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Player (Denmark) Windows 2000 8 out of 10 80
Joystick (French) Windows May, 2000 78 out of 100 78
Gamesmania.de Windows 2000 78 out of 100 78
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr, 2000 78 out of 100 78
GameStar (Germany) Windows Apr, 2000 77 out of 100 77
Strategy Gaming Online Windows May 13, 2000 7.4 out of 10 74
Mac Addict Macintosh Apr, 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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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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