DescriptionSomething is amiss in the land of Equiada. The Shimmering Order is on the rise again, plotting to overthrow the kingdoms of men, the Elves report the wilderness itself gathering under the banner of the so-called Foresters, and even the evil Darklings cannot ignore the rising number of Shades being sighted all over the place.
Rising Kingdoms is a RTS with some RPG aspects, such as hero units w/ unique skills and an inventory. There are three main factions, Humans, Foresters and Darklings, and a number of minor races, whose colonies can be captured to acquire certain bonuses and to recruit their units: Elves, Trolls, Nomads, Shades and Dragons.
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- "王国兴起" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "Королевства: Восхождение к власти" -- Russian spelling
- "Wangguo Xingqi" -- Chinese title
- "Final Conquest" -- Spanish title
Part of the Following Group
|Moderately successful attempt of copying WarCraft||Cadorna (223)|
|JustPressPlay||May, 2005||7.75 out of 10||78|
|Daily PC Game Reviews||Feb 24, 2011||7 out of 10||70|
|GameStar (Germany)||Jun, 2005||65 out of 100||65|
|JeuxVideoPC.com||Sep 06, 2006||13 out of 20||65|
|PC Action||Aug 01, 2005||62 out of 100||62|
|4Players.de||Jul 05, 2005||62 out of 100||62|
|PC Games (Germany)||Jul 08, 2005||60 out of 100||60|
|PC Powerplay||Jul, 2005||60 out of 100||60|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Jun 20, 2005||11 out of 20||55|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Aug 27, 2005||54 out of 100||54|
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TriviaThe italian version of the game is supposed to be some sort of 'deluxe' edition. It actually contains just a color manual and the advertised 'soundtrack' to the game. Too bad that is not the official soundtrack; but just the second cd of the game, that you put in during play, with the audio tracks on it.
Related Web Sites
- Rising Kindoms (Official English website)
- Rising Kingdoms (Official German website)
- Rising Kingdoms FAQ (Publishers webpage for Rising Kingdoms )