However, this new version just couldn't keep any of the original Knights and Merchants feeling and the world looked lifeless and dull. More info on cookies. Thanks in advance This thread is locked. Too many good games have had their sequel released too soon which didn't allow time to incorporate new ideas. They are just 3 men as far as I know. When the original Knights and Merchants game was released in 1998, eager fans of the game instantly started speculating about what the second part in the series would be like. Not like it changes anything, but we are obligated to inform you that we are using cookies - well, we just did. As the intellectual property rights to the title “Knights and Merchants” were owned by Zuxxez Entertainment (now TopWare Interactive) and they had not been approached about the title yet, the game used “Princedom” as a working title. Try adjusting the terms of your search, you can search by game titles, publishers, and developers. We are not short on ideas for our games ;)”. The latest release #5503 of KaM Remake titled the Scripting Demo. The first mention of the sequel was made on July 28, 2001 when Peter Ohlmann revealed the design philosophy he was going to use if or when a sequel of the game was to be developed. Let the game stand entirely on its own merits. The king's troops were pushed back into one last royal province, and the rulers of the other provinces waged terrible, destructive wars against one another. Apart from the purely fictitious geography of our world, all game elements and scenes are based on the Anglo-Saxon period, 1200 A.D. And we haven't used imaginary elements like fabled creatures, either. ‘Blizzard’ spend 4-5 years developing sequels (see Starcraft and Warcraft). Keep this in mind while writing your review: {{'2001-11-27T00:00:00+02:00' | date: 'longDate' : ' +0200 ' }}, Includes the original Knights & Merchants: The Shattered Kingdom and the expansion The Peasants Rebellion, Complex “daily life” economy and resource management, No population cap - the size of your army depends only on your capacity to feed your soldiers. To get technical support for your game contact our support team. Knights and Merchants 2 Main . Knights and Merchants. All Discussions Screenshots Artwork Broadcasts Videos News Guides Reviews. An early command and build game from 2001. When the original Knights and Merchants game was released in 1998, eager fans of the game instantly started speculating about what the second part in the series would be like. “Most publishers/developers quickly plan and develop a sequel to their game if the first game was more or less successful. Unfortunately the answer was pretty discouraging. Your review should focus on your in-game experience only. There were quite a few kingdom-building games in the late 90s and early 00s. The king's troops were pushed back into one last royal province, and the rulers of the other provinces waged terrible, destructive wars against one another. Knights and Merchants está disponível para usuários com o sistema operacional Windows XP e versões anteriores e está disponível em vários idiomas, como inglês, espanhol e alemão. Actual development of the sequel started shortly after The Peasants Rebellion had been finished. These included walls, female citizens and an advisor that would occasionally appear giving useful information. “We at ZUXXEZ are not currently developing Knights and Merchants 2 and Joymania isn't either. Viceman. The player takes on the role of an ordinary captain in the Palace Guard. KNIGHTS and MERCHANTS recreates the era of the Middle Ages. There was an attempt in 2003 to contact Zuxxez Entertainment in order to find out if anything was going on regarding further development of the title and an answer was received on July 28, 2003. Knights and Merchants: Remake is an unofficial mod which takes the Knights and Merchants gameplay to modern computers, along with internet multiplayer and lots of new maps and additions - it is a must-have if you ever played this game. Apart from the purely fictitious geography of our world, all game elements and scenes are based on the Anglo-Saxon period, ca. More to the point as well, the gameplay had become increasingly more reminiscent of that of any other real-time strategy game out there and the focus on building nice little settlements had been lost. Knights and Merchants: The Peasants Rebellion . Knights and Merchants latest version: A Full Version Strategy game for Windows. Special thanks to The Knight, StarGazer and Clausomat for providing additional information! KNIGHTS AND MERCHANTS recreates the era of the Middle Ages. Knights and Merchants: Az elveszett királyság (a magyar 1.31-es verzió címe Az összetört királyság) egyjátékos módja, a hadjárat 20 pályát tartalmaz, hol könnyebbeket, hol izzasztóakat, ráadásul ezek végigjátszásához szükséges idő egyenként két-három perctől akár 7 óráig is terjedhet. Especially considering the budgets at which games are made today, getting together a team to work on the sequel would be a very difficult task. All of this born from a deeply rooted love for games, utmost care about customers, and a belief that you should own the things you buy. Years pass by and nothing further is reported regarding the status of the sequel, until Peter Ohlmann finally hit the nail in the coffin for the sequel in November 2006. Most people remember games such as Age Of Empires, but games such as Knights And Merchants: The Peasants Rebellion had their place in the zeitgeist. “Unfortunately, we don't own the intellectual property rights for ‘Knights and Merchants’. Both Peter Ohlmann and Adam Sprys went to work for Similis Software as additional manpower would be necessary in order to develop a game that would meet the standards of that day. And it's very risky...”. The whole land fell into a state of chaos an... 2001, Knights And Merchants II - The Peasants Rebellion The Phiên bản thứ 2 của game RTS hay nhất mọi thời đại (kèm patch mới nhất, bản 2 có thể chơi lại 20 nhiệm vụ bản 1, có phần chơi map riêng đấu với 3 máy You belong to the last remaining group of loyalists, and have been commanded to go to the king in light of the imminent attack. This prototype unfortunately lead to some disputes as to whether a 2D game would have any chance to stand out in the toughening competition of viable 3D games out there. All Discussions Screenshots Artwork Broadcasts Videos News Guides Reviews. All rights reserved. Peter Ohlmann and Adam Sprys both soon returned to work at Joymania Entertainment and they also did some smaller attempts at doing the sequel themselves, but unfortunately nothing concrete ever came out of these plans. KaM Remake . KNIGHTS and MERCHANTS recreates the era of the Middle Ages. Despite the few additions that were made in The Peasants Rebellion indicating that the team was partly busy working on something else, the team was actually busy at Funatics Development working on the Cultures series games. Documentation. To request new games and website or GOG GALAXY features, use the community wishlist.