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Warlords: Battlecry III (Windows)

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Warlords: Battlecry III is a real-time strategy game with some role-playing game features set in a fantasy setting. The campaign mode is a story-based adventure in which you choose a main hero (his name, race and class) and play as that hero from mission to mission gaining experience points. Not only can you carry your hero from mission to mission but his retinue also will carry over gaining experience.

Other modes of play include Skirmish where you choose up to five computer controlled enemy races to compete against with several options like map size (number of temples, number of animals, resources, etc.), scenario options ( random weather, game speed, etc.) and victory conditions like raze all buildings or king of the castle to name a few. Multiplayer allows up to six players to connect to a game across a network or over the internet.

Some special features include - sixteen different races to choose from with twenty-eight different classes, retinues to follow your hero from mission to mission and role-playing game features like taking on quests to further the story along.


Warlords: Battlecry III Windows The results of a battle.
Warlords: Battlecry III Windows The character's exploits in statistical form...
Warlords: Battlecry III Windows Main Menu
Warlords: Battlecry III Windows Level Up

Alternate Titles

  • "呼啸战神III" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Лорды Войны. Warlords: Battlecry III" -- Russian spelling
  • "WBC3" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Top notch RTS/RPG hybrid Peter Harband (4) unrated

The Press Says

IGN May 25, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot May 24, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
Strategy Informer May 25, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
Game Over Online Jul 13, 2004 70 out of 100 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Aug, 2004 70 out of 100 70
Withingames Jun 02, 2004 3 out of 5 60
GameSpy Jun 06, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gamesmania Jul 06, 2004 59 out of 100 59
Joystick (French) Jul, 2004 4 out of 10 40


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Stillman (7515) added Warlords: Battlecry III (Windows) on Jul 07, 2004