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The Settlers: Fourth Edition (Windows)

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Description

The Settlers IV is the 4th real-time strategy game in the Settler series, building upon its predecessor with some graphical improvements, new buildings and features.

You now can zoom in and out without steps and the game supports resolutions up to 1280x1024.

There are 3 normal campaigns where the player controls the Romans, the Vikings and the Mayans, but there's also a campaign wherein you fight against the dark side.

Also there are enhanced multiplayer features and the game supports built-in voice chat, so Roger Wilco is not needed anymore.

The game basically is still the same, try to settle your little guys on a piece of land where another person also settled. Build your own economical system with food and weaponry production and then attack.

Screenshots

The Settlers: Fourth Edition Windows Single map starts
The Settlers: Fourth Edition Windows mayan's attack
The Settlers: Fourth Edition Windows simple economy  and army
The Settlers: Fourth Edition Windows Dark side troopers

Alternate Titles

  • "工人物语IV" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Поселенцы IV" -- Russian spelling
  • "The Settlers IV" -- UK title
  • "IV המתיישבים" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Gongren Wuyu IV" -- Chinese title
  • "Die Siedler IV" -- German title

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User Reviews

A very interesting, if difficult, RTS game. Tony Maki (12) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Apr, 2001 83 out of 100 83
Peliplaneetta.net Apr 17, 2001 82 out of 100 82
Krawall Gaming Network Mar 21, 2001 80 out of 100 80
CD-Action Apr, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 06, 2001 16 out of 20 80
ActionTrip Apr 16, 2001 79 out of 100 79
GameZone Sep 27, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
JeuxVideoPC.com Jan 05, 2007 14 out of 20 70
GameSpy Oct 24, 2001 67 out of 100 67
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

In January 2001, Blue Byte released Settlers action figures.

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Erwin Bergervoet (302) added The Settlers: Fourth Edition (Windows) on Feb 12, 2001