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Tzar: The Burden of the Crown (Windows)

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Description

Real-time strategy game, similar to Warcraft II or Age of Kings in gameplay, but with text-only mission briefings. Features a 20 mission campaign, 3 races (European, Asian, and Arabian) and an extensive tutorial, as well as multiplayer support and a comprehensive mission and campaign editor.

Screenshots

Tzar: The Burden of the Crown Windows Gathering rocks
Tzar: The Burden of the Crown Windows Battle rages through the thick forest you can hardly say who is your ally, your foe, which forces are your own.
Tzar: The Burden of the Crown Windows All missions and quests are a part of major story, like a chapters to some book, and very skilfully connected. You almost get a feeling you're playing some RPG and not RTS.
Tzar: The Burden of the Crown Windows This happens only once per mission, hehe, and it's really earned each time.

Alternate Titles

  • "Цар: Тежестта на короната" -- Bulgarian spelling
  • "Огнем и Мечом" -- Russian spelling
  • "Tzar: המאבק על הכתר" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Tzar: O peso da coroa" -- Portuguese title
  • "Tzar: el Poder de la Corona" -- Spanish title
  • "Tzar: Die Schlacht um die Krone" -- German title
  • "Tzar: Ciezar Korony" -- Polish title
  • "Ognem i Mechom" -- Russian title

User Reviews

It's time to beat the crap outta Evil's house! コナン (89479) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Up there with the best RTSes like Total Annihilation Hollyoake Addams (33) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

ActionTrip Mar 22, 2000 82 out of 100 82
GamesFirst! Jun 12, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Jun, 2000 80 out of 100 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Jan 12, 2000 75 out of 100 75
Meristation Apr 08, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2000 70 out of 100 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) May 26, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Apr 18, 2000 6.4 out of 10 64
Eurogamer.net (UK) Mar 16, 2000 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

28-11-2000 - TZAR gets the GOLD CDROM with 50.000 copies sold

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andyhat (1910) added Tzar: The Burden of the Crown (Windows) on Apr 27, 2000