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Highland Warriors is a standard 3D real-time strategy based upon medieval Scotland in a very William Wallace/Braveheart-esque themed game. Authentic dialect and soundtrack emphasize the "Highland Warrior" feeling.

The engine (ATLAS engine) was built by the developers and uses state-of-the-art technology. It allows each unit to consist of up to 8,000 polygons, and 200,000 polygons on-screen altogether with real-time shading. Each unit and building is very detailed at all angles.

The game also boasts a change of seasons throughout any given skirmish, which can aid you or hurt you, depending on your situation. For instance, farms won't grow during the winter, forcing your workers to find other means to feed your armies, and mountains may be unpassable.


Highland Warriors Windows Mission briefing.
Highland Warriors Windows About to build a mill. The game plays very similar to <i>Age of Empires II</i>, but building the player's base is limited to the area marked with yellow stripes.
Highland Warriors Windows If you played the <i>Age of Kings</i> such siege scene should be only all too familiar to you.
Highland Warriors Windows A close-up of an ordinary maceman during the assault on the highlander settlement. This zoom level is not very suitable to command troops but makes for some cool scenery.

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Highland Warriors Wallpaper
Highland Warriors Screenshot
Highland Warriors Wallpaper
Highland Warriors Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "高地战士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Горцы. Битва за Шотландию." -- Russian spelling
  • "Gaodi Zhanshi" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

Avoid this game at all "costs"! kubakuba (9) unrated
A fairy unremarkable contribution to the ever-expanding RTS genre. kbmb (435) unrated

Critic Reviews Jan 23, 2003 80 out of 100 80
GameZone Feb 03, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
PC Gamer Apr, 2003 69 out of 100 69 Jan 20, 2003 69 out of 100 69
Gameguru Mania Mar 11, 2003 65 out of 100 65
Game Over Online Feb 27, 2003 60 out of 100 60
GameSpy Feb 12, 2003 60 out of 100 60
Svenska PC Gamer Mar, 2003 55 out of 100 55
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Feb 19, 2003 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50 Games Mar 07, 2003 5 out of 10 50


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kbmb (435) added Highland Warriors (Windows) on Feb 14, 2003