Gloriana (DOS)

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Gloriana. is a management game set in the year 1550 AD, when Elisabeth becomes Queen of England.

The player is cast as the owner of a small trading company with the goal to gain wealth and influence, through the international trading of goods and accumulation of luxury items, until they achieve sufficient status to be granted the post of counselor to the Queen. The player has time until the year 1588 to achieve this esteemed position, at which point the Spanish Armada attacks England and the game ends.


Gloriana DOS Selecting family coat of arms. This has no apparent difference, except the symbol and color of your mouse pointer.
Gloriana DOS The pirates nest
Gloriana DOS London
Gloriana DOS Your cabin - Here you can save/load your game, access your ship/merchandise information or access sea travel. You can even turn on or turn off your lamp...for no apparent reason.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Gloriana - In the Service of the Crown" -- tag-lined title
  • "Elisabeth I." -- German title

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User Reviews

Very nice strategic, medieval game Mario Rottiers (1) unrated

Critic Reviews

PC Action Jul, 1996 84 out of 100 84
PC Joker Aug, 1996 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) Jul, 1996 79 out of 100 79
Power Play Jul, 1996 76 out of 100 76
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Alexander Schaefer (2547) added Gloriana (DOS) on Apr 14, 2001