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Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader (Windows)

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It is 1588 A.D., but not quite the way it's been written in the history books. In this alternate history, during the Third Crusade, a seal was broken and a hole was opened into other worlds. In that one event, the Dysjunction, the world changed forever.

Lionheart is an RPG that uses the SPECIAL system that first made its appearance in Fallout. Its setting is very unique, taking place in an alternate history where magic is now available for those who are able to use it.


Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Windows Lost Shipwreck
Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Windows The stall of Ali Akbah
Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Windows Loading Screen
Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Windows Ethereal Dimension

Alternate Titles

  • "狮心王:十字军的遗产" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Львиное Сердце" -- Russian spelling
  • "Lionheart Saga: Juujigun no Isan" -- Japanese title
  • "Fallout Fantasy" -- Slang

User Reviews

Lionheart almost hit the mark -- but ended up whacking a wandering pedestrian instead. kbmb (399) unrated
Nice magic system and backstory, but they botched the conversion to realtime and they botched game balance overall weregamer (157) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars
It is a great shame too see this potential crumble to dust... Zolansilverspear (527) 0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars

The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Sep, 2003 86 out of 100 86
Play (Poland) Oct, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85 Oct 31, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Game Over Online Aug 25, 2003 75 out of 100 75
IGN Aug 26, 2003 6.8 out of 10 68
GameSpot Aug 18, 2003 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Oct 03, 2003 64 out of 100 64
PC Gamer Nov, 2003 61 out of 100 61
GameSpy Sep 02, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
1UP 2003 D+ 33


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Lionheart was named #3 Worst Game of the Year in the “Best of 2003” Awards in Computer Games Magazine (March 2004 issue).

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kbmb (399) added Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader (Windows) on Mar 12, 2003