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Total Annihilation: Kingdoms

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Windows
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Description

Choose among four disctinctive civilizations to play with, each having different weapons and army strategies. Have raging hordes of skeletons and undead soldiers at your disposal, while charging on the heavily protected enemy castles. Another RPG that's set in a fantasy world full of monsters, and other creatures, accompanied with the powerful magic elements. 3D terrain is here to make all this more appropriate for conquering and burrying all who oppose.

Screenshots

Total Annihilation: Kingdoms Windows Multiplayer Mayhem
Total Annihilation: Kingdoms Windows The story begins
Total Annihilation: Kingdoms Windows This small island is mine...
Total Annihilation: Kingdoms Windows You can come but you can't pass my towers.

Alternate Titles

  • "Total Annihilation: Право на трон" -- Russian spelling
  • "TAK" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Didn't get enough respect Windows Dan Spencer (12)
Total Annihilation, with a story and *different* units Windows Cyric (50)
Great medieval real-time stategy game Windows Djinn (21)

The Press Says

Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jul, 1999 91 out of 100 91
Power Unlimited Windows Jul, 1999 8.8 out of 10 88
Gamezilla Windows Nov 04, 1999 84 out of 100 84
WomenGamers.com Windows Jul 16, 1999 8.25 out of 10 82
FiringSquad Windows Jul 08, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Sep, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jul, 1999 76 out of 100 76
GameSpot Windows Jul 02, 1999 6.6 out of 10 66
ESC Magazine Windows Jul 07, 1999 6 out of 10 60
GamePro (US) Windows Nov 24, 2000 3 out of 5 60

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Trivia

April Fool's Day Joke

The game was part of an April Fool's Day joke by Cavedog Entertainment, that on April 1, 1999 published a press release stating that due to legal problems with the U.S. Patent Office, the company and all its trademarks had to be renamed. Cavedog Entertainment became Frozen Yak Entertainment, Total Annihilation was renamed Really Cool Wargame, and Total Annihilation: Kingdoms was supposedly called Really Cool Wargame with Trolls.

Awards

In the German gaming magazine GameStar (issue 03/2000) Total Annihilation: Kingdoms received a special award as "Biggest Disappointment in 1999".

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