Patrician II: Quest for Power (Windows)

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Patrician II is the sequel to the successful game The Patrician. It is your goal to become one of the most influential persons in a German trade association called "Die Hanse".

You can build ships, buy and sell goods around cities at the North Sea and the Eastern Sea, build housing and industry. At sea, you can fight pirates and other scum. The ultimate goal is to be elected mayor of one of the main towns or even better, "Elderman" of the Hanse, the highest representative of the organization.


Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows On open sea, your trading vessels may encounter stormy weather or pirates (black ships).
Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows Menu screen.
Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows You can improve cities by building new houses and facilities. In building mode, existing houses are transparent.
Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows You don’t have to be a nice guy. Hire burglars, employ pirates or smuggle weapons.

Alternate Titles

  • "大航海家II" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Негоциант" -- Russian spelling
  • "Patrizier II: Geld und Macht" -- German title
  • "Patrician II: Sail for Wealth - Fight for Power - Vie for Glory" -- Tag-lined UK title
  • "Patrician II: Fortune - Gloire et Pouvoir au Coeur des Océans" -- French title

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User Reviews

The best thing in this genre since Colonization - and it has nothing to do with Pirates! Isak (603) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
Miss "Pirates!"? This one will keep you occupied... for half an hour. Grov (646) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 85 out of 100 85 Dec 11, 2000 84 out of 100 84
Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2002 83 out of 100 83
GameSpy Oct 31, 2001 83 out of 100 83
Game industry News (GiN) 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Mar 22, 2002 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 22, 2002 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot Oct 22, 2001 7.7 out of 10 77
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
All Game Guide 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Alexander Schaefer (2316) added Patrician II: Quest for Power (Windows) on Apr 14, 2001