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Patrician II: Quest for Power (Windows)

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Description

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.

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Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows You don’t have to be a nice guy. Hire burglars, employ pirates or smuggle weapons.
Patrician II: Quest for Power Windows With each social ascent, you get a nice animated movie and music which makes you feel like you have really accomplished an important goal.
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 Sea battle are Pirates!-style shoot-outs. Trade-focused players can have the computer fight for them.

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

The Press Says

GameStar (Germany) Dec, 2000 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 85 out of 100 85
4Players.de Dec 11, 2000 84 out of 100 84
GameSpy Oct 31, 2001 83 out of 100 83
Game industry News (GiN) 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Play.tm Mar 22, 2002 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 22, 2002 78 out of 100 78
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamezilla Nov 12, 2001 67 out of 100 67
All Game Guide 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Alexander Schaefer (2326) added Patrician II: Quest for Power (Windows) on Apr 14, 2001