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L'Empereur (DOS)

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L'Empereur is a military strategy game. The game takes place during the violent aftermath of the French Revolution and follows the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte who became one of the most popular and charismatic leaders of France.

You start as an officer in charge of the military and local city affairs and later in your career you become the French First Consul and finally the Emperor and take up the responsibilities that come with it. You can only rise in rank if you have gained the support of the people.

You have to build and organize a loyal military army and lead them into war. Defeat the belligerent neighboring countries and collect taxes and pay stipends on time. But be aware of military uprising, strikes, rebellions and deal with weather conditions a harsh winters and other natural disasters that might occur. You fail if your captured by the enemy or die.

The game scenarios that can be selected are based on Napoleon's military life:
1. Napoleon's Beginning.
2. The desire for Power.
3. The End of the Revolution.
4. The Glorious Empire.


L'Empereur DOS Random events can be negative.
L'Empereur DOS Diplomatic status
L'Empereur DOS Place your troops.
L'Empereur DOS Also, happily, some of them confer bonus effects.

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Alternate Titles

  • "L'Empereur Napoleon 1" -- European title
  • "ランペルール" -- Japanese Spelling

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Critic Reviews

Power Play Mar, 1992 73 out of 100 73
PC Joker Feb, 1992 66 out of 100 66
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft 1993 60 out of 100 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jul, 1992 7 out of 12 58
Play Time Apr, 1992 55 out of 100 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1993 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 1992 Unscored Unscored


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