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Total Annihilation: Kingdoms (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
77
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Description

Choose among four disctinctive civilizations to play with, each having different weapons and army strategies. Have raging hordes of skeletons and undead soldiers at your disposal, while charging on the heavily protected enemy castles. Another RPG that's set in a fantasy world full of monsters, and other creatures, accompanied with the powerful magic elements. 3D terrain is here to make all this more appropriate for conquering and burrying all who oppose.

Screenshots

Total Annihilation: Kingdoms Windows Aerial attack on ships.
Total Annihilation: Kingdoms Windows Aerial attack.
Total Annihilation: Kingdoms Windows You can come but you can't pass my towers.
Total Annihilation: Kingdoms Windows The game story is told through slideshows.

Alternate Titles

  • "Total Annihilation: Право на трон" -- Russian spelling
  • "TAK" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Didn't get enough respect Dan Spencer (12) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
Total Annihilation, with a story and *different* units Cyric (50) unrated
Great medieval real-time stategy game Djinn (21) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

Power Unlimited Jul, 1999 8.8 out of 10 88
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 05, 1999 17 out of 20 85
PC Gamer Sep, 1999 82 out of 100 82
WomenGamers.com Jul 16, 1999 8.25 out of 10 82
Gamer's Pulse 1999 80 out of 100 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 02, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Over Online Jul 03, 1999 73 out of 100 73
PC Games (Germany) Jul, 1999 72 out of 100 72
IGN Jun 06, 1999 6.9 out of 10 69
ESC Magazine Jul 07, 1999 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

April Fool's Day Joke

The game was part of an April Fool's Day joke by Cavedog Entertainment, that on April 1, 1999 published a press release stating that due to legal problems with the U.S. Patent Office, the company and all its trademarks had to be renamed. Cavedog Entertainment became Frozen Yak Entertainment, Total Annihilation was renamed Really Cool Wargame, and Total Annihilation: Kingdoms was supposedly called Really Cool Wargame with Trolls.

Awards

In the German gaming magazine GameStar (issue 03/2000) Total Annihilation: Kingdoms received a special award as "Biggest Disappointment in 1999".

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MAT (74159) added Total Annihilation: Kingdoms (Windows) on Jul 14, 2000
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