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Patrician II: Quest for Power (Windows)

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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.


Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows Title screen.
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.
Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows Each important piece of news (and historical event) has an animated movie coming with it.
Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows A scene from the intro.

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

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 2000 85 out of 100 85
4Players.de Dec 11, 2000 84 out of 100 84
Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2002 83 out of 100 83
Gamesmania.de Dec 05, 2000 81 out of 100 81
Game industry News (GiN) 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Oct 22, 2001 7.7 out of 10 77
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
Gamezilla Nov 12, 2001 67 out of 100 67


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Alexander Schaefer (2316) added Patrician II: Quest for Power (Windows) on Apr 14, 2001