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Lords of Midnight - also known as Lords of Midnight III: The Citadel - is the third game in the Lords of Midnight series, and a direct sequel to Doomdark's Revenge.

The story begins with Luxor the Moonprince (an old man by now) trying to obtain the legendary Eye of the Moon. However, during his quest he is captured by Boroth Wolfheart and imprisoned. His son Morkin must rescue him and find a way to defeat the forces of evil.

Gameplay-wise, the game is similar to the previous Lords of Midnight games. The player can either take control of a single hero, or send troops to fight the armies of the opponent, making the game similar to both role-playing and strategy games. Characters can be given tasks, which they execute without the need of the player's further input. Unlike in the preceding games, the movement of the troops occurs in real time. Graphically, the game utilizes a voxel engine for 3D environments.


Lords of Midnight DOS ....The Disneyland castle?
Lords of Midnight DOS The character settings screen
Lords of Midnight DOS Main menu
Lords of Midnight DOS 3rd-person view of me and my army of frozen knights floating over the voxel landscape

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "Mike Singleton's Lords of Midnight" -- European title
  • "Lords of Midnight III: The Citadel" -- In-game title

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Critic Reviews

PC Format (UK) Dec, 1995 86 out of 100 86
PC Multimedia & Entertainment Oct, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Electronic Entertainment Dec, 1995 3.7 Stars3.7 Stars3.7 Stars3.7 Stars3.7 Stars 74
PC Joker Aug, 1995 63 out of 100 63
Pelit Aug, 1995 51 out of 100 51
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) Mar 17, 2018 3 out of 6 50
PC Gamer Feb, 1996 40 out of 100 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Oct, 1995 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Aug, 1995 39 out of 100 39
Power Play Oct, 1995 35 out of 100 35


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Related Web Sites

  • The Dark Citadel (Unofficial homepage for The Lords of Midnight III: The Citadel, maintained by Christopher Jon Wild. Includes a demo and two patches as well as various documentation for the game.)
Alexander Schaefer (2526) added Lords of Midnight (DOS) on Apr 14, 2001