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Patrician II: Quest for Power (Windows)

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Description

Patrician II is the sequel to the successful game The Patrician. It is your goal to become one of the most influential persons in a German trade association called "Die Hanse".

You can build ships, buy and sell goods around cities at the North Sea and the Eastern Sea, build housing and industry. At sea, you can fight pirates and other scum. The ultimate goal is to be elected mayor of one of the main towns or even better, "Elderman" of the Hanse, the highest representative of the organization.

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Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows You can trade plenty of wares in the game. Later on you will be able to produce most of them in your own facilities.
Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows You don’t have to be a nice guy. Hire burglars, employ pirates or smuggle weapons.
Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows A scene from the intro.
Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows The map shows the cities in association with the Hanse (a sea-trade cooperative of the 13th to 17th century in Northern Europe, Scandinavia and Russia). Our first trading post is in the city of Lübeck – indicated by the blue dot.

Alternate Titles

  • "大航海家II" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Негоциант" -- Russian spelling
  • "Patrizier II: Geld und Macht" -- German title
  • "Patrician II: Sail for Wealth - Fight for Power - Vie for Glory" -- Tag-lined UK title
  • "Patrician II: Fortune - Gloire et Pouvoir au Coeur des Océans" -- French title

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User Reviews

The best thing in this genre since Colonization - and it has nothing to do with Pirates! Isak (603) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
Miss "Pirates!"? This one will keep you occupied... for half an hour. Grov (646) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

The Press Says

PC Action Jan, 2001 87 out of 100 87
Gamer's Pulse Nov 15, 2001 86 out of 100 86
4Players.de Dec 11, 2000 84 out of 100 84
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2002 83 out of 100 83
GameSpy Oct 31, 2001 83 out of 100 83
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 21, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 22, 2002 78 out of 100 78
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 2000 76 out of 100 76
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
All Game Guide 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Alexander Schaefer (2326) added Patrician II: Quest for Power (Windows) on Apr 14, 2001