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Age of Sail II is the sequel to Age of Sail. As its predecessor the game is set between 1775 and 1820 and focuses on tactical naval combat. The player can either tackle one of the about 100 historic sea battles or one of the six campaigns, mostly about the Napoleonic Wars and the Revolutionary War.

During the battles the player indirectly commands his ships. Tactical decisions range from ship positioning, used ammo and the crew disposition, e.g. some are assigned to repairing the ship and other are assigned to the cannons. The player also can assign ships to groups with different orders. While the game is basically in real-time the player can pause it anytime to give new orders or speed it up.

In comparison to Age of Sail this installment features a 3D engine with a rotatable camera, coastal features and variable weather. There are overall 1200 ships from 11 nations.


Age of Sail II Windows One of the six campaigns available
Age of Sail II Windows Here we go: our glorious vessel
Age of Sail II Windows The fort has cripled this ship.
Age of Sail II Windows An aereal view of a anglo-french naval combat

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Alternate Titles

  • "航海时代II" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "大航海世紀II" -- Taiwan spelling
  • "Век Парусников II" -- Russian spelling

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Gry PC Mar 09, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Gameswelt Feb 19, 2001 79 out of 100 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Feb 28, 2001 78 out of 100 78
ActionTrip Feb 20, 2001 78 out of 100 78
IGN Feb 09, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78 Mar 16, 2001 15 out of 20 75
PC Player (Germany) Mar, 2001 62 out of 100 62
Gamekult Feb 26, 2001 6 out of 10 60
Game Over Online Mar 22, 2002 59 out of 100 59
PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 59 out of 100 59


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Kasey Chang (4617) added Age of Sail II (Windows) on Feb 02, 2001