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Warlords

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Critic Score User Score
Amiga
73
3.8
DOS
75
3.8
Macintosh
...
3.1
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Description

The first in the Warlords series. Basically, your mission is world domination. This may be played between up to 8 people all on the same machine. It is a medieval type strategy game that requires the player to control 80 cities in the realm of Illuria. In order to do so you must wipe out your 7 opponents.

Gold is accrued through the ownership of cities. The gold is then used to create armies. Heroes can sometimes "find" things or be rewarded by sages (there are only 2 and it's a first come first served basis). You can choose between various human and non-human peoples, as well as the ubiquitous evil Warlord. This is a very early version of what strategy games eventually became.

Screenshots

Warlords DOS Lost game...
Warlords DOS Spear-men vs archers
Warlords Amiga Title screen
Warlords DOS Game starts

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User Reviews

An early version of Heroes of Might and Magic! DOS ex_navynuke! (48)
A Quintessential Bridge DOS Simon Haller (17)
And you were there! DOS zeta thompson (45)
Beginning of Strategy games DOS Leshpar Dracendor (16)

Critic Reviews

Amiga Action Amiga May, 1991 85 out of 100 85
All Game Guide DOS 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Datormagazin Amiga Mar 27, 1991 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Mar, 1991 9.4 out of 12 78
CU Amiga Amiga May, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Amiga May, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Power Play DOS Apr, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Raze Amiga May, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Jun, 1993 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Amiga User International Amiga May, 1991 54 out of 100 54

Forums

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Feb 13, 2013

Trivia

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1991 (Issue #88) – Wargame of the Year (together with Command H.Q.)

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Contributed to by zeta thompson (45), NGC 5194 (17291) and Kabushi (132347)