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Lords of the Realm II is a mixture of turn-based county and economic management and real-time combat.

As the game begins, the king has died and 5 nobles (including yourself) are vying for control of the realm, including the noble Baron, the headstrong Knight, the ice princess The Countess, and the backstabbing Bishop. You have to hold on to your counties by building larger castles and keeping the peasantry happy and well-fed.

When you engage your enemy in battle is when the real fun starts. You are given a Warcraft-type view of the battlefield with the units in your army and have to either get them to retreat (a rarity) or kill every last one of the little buggers. In a siege, you can end the battle by capturing the enemy's flag or dispatching all of your opponents soldiers to the great big Realm in the sky.


Lords of the Realm II Macintosh The trading post and market for raw supplies
Lords of the Realm II Windows Raising an army.
Lords of the Realm II Windows Moving troops to Burnt Umber.
Lords of the Realm II Macintosh Single or Multiplayer

Promo Images

Lords of the Realm II Magazine Advertisement
Lords of the Realm II Screenshot This image is featured on the back of the game's box
Lords of the Realm II Other Cover art
Lords of the Realm II Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "英伦霸主II" -- Simplified Chinese spelling

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User Reviews

Great medieval atmosphere. A minor classic. Windows Ran Prieur (19)
A surprisingly fun game (both turn-based and real-time) Windows Cyric (50)
An excellent, well balanced game with a very good concept Windows IV_CV (32)

Critic Reviews

World Village (Gamer's Zone) DOS 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gamezilla Windows 1996 93 out of 100 93
Privat Computer PC Windows 1996 88 out of 100 88
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Mar, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Mar, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Play DOS Jan, 1997 78 out of 100 78
PC Action DOS Dec, 1996 74 out of 100 74
PC Games (Germany) DOS Dec, 1996 71 out of 100 71 Windows 1996 65 out of 100 65
PC Joker DOS Jan, 1996 63 out of 100 63


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