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Description

Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns is a real-time strategy game set in a fantasy world where you take on the role of an immortal known as the Kohan. Your race once ruled the world, but was devastated in a series of massive cataclysms. As an immortal you have reawakened to a new world, unlike the one you once knew. Now you must come to grips with your past glory, your present hardship, and your future destiny. If you are to return your race to their rightful glory you must solve the mystery of their destruction.

Gameplay includes the conquering and upgrading of cities witch allow you to train troops, as well as building mines. Cities and mines are located on predetermined locations. Troops are organized in companies with a captain or Kohan at the head of a squat. Units in a squat can include infantry, cavalry, archer and spell casters. Playable races include Mareten (humans), Gauri (dwarves), Drauga (orcs), Haroun (elves), Slaan (lizardfolk), Undead, and Shadow each with their own units, weaknesses and strengths. The game was followed by an standalone expansion called Kohan: Ahriman's Gift.

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Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns Windows Most infantry/non-calvary type units can "entrench" (defense bonus) themselves when not moving for a certain period of time - represented by wooden stakes in the middle of the entrenching unit.
Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns Windows Mission briefing for the first campaign
Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns Windows Main Title
Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns Windows The scenario selection screen

Alternate Titles

  • "可汗:不朽的君主" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Kohan: Soberanos Imortais" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

Stands out in a genre full of me-also's ududy (47) unrated
Game of the year? It must've been a really bad year for strategy games... Indra is stressed (20020) 2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Revolution Jun 01, 2001 A- 91
Gamer's Pulse Jul 09, 2001 88 out of 100 88
Svenska PC Gamer Oct, 2001 85 out of 100 85
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jun 14, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Withingames Nov 30, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 16, 2001 8 out of 10 80
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 2001 78 out of 100 78
PC Player (Germany) May, 2001 72 out of 100 72
games xtreme Nov 19, 2001 7.1 out of 10 71
GameStar (Germany) May, 2001 67 out of 100 67

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Trivia

German version

Sunflowers was selected to release the game in Germany. After some disagreements, Timegate took the license away and gave it to Ubi Soft.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2002 (Issue #213) – Strategy Game of the Year
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