Heroes of Might and Magic® 2: Gold (1996)

Heroes of Might and Magic® 2 Gold (1996)

About This Game

Lord Ironfist is dead and the Kingdom is plunged into a vicious civil war by his feuding sons. At stake is the ultimate prize: control of the land and succession of the royal throne. Will you support the villainous usurper and lead the armies of evil or be loyal to the righteous prince and deliver the people from tyranny.

Chose your allegiance and take what is rightfully Yours!

Gameplay

For the most part, Heroes of Might and Magic II is largely a graphical overhaul to the first game. Gameplay in both games is along the 4X genre of strategy games, in that the player builds up their kingdom from the ground up, securing resources, stronger armies, better generals, and then uses those assets to find and defeat opponents through capturing their castles and defeating their armies.

Aside from the updated look, Heroes II added many new features that would become staples in the Heroes of Might and Magic franchise. Heroes II added the Necromancer and Wizard factions, joining the original four factions (Knight, Barbarian, Sorceress, and Warlock) from the first game. These two new factions also come with an army of creatures and a themed town that ties the faction together, and the six are divided down the middle to have 3 “good” and 3 “evil” factions.

Features

  • Includes Heroes of Might & Magic II and its expansion The Price of Loyalty
  • An excellent turn-based fantasy-themed strategy, considered by many to be the best of the series
  • Incredibly good music and the atmosphere of war in a fantasy world

Game Details

Genre Strategy – Turn-based – Fantasy
Works on Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10)
Languages Audio and text: Deutsch, English, français
Released October 1, 1996
Size 356 MB
Company New World Computing, Inc. / Ubisoft

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS


Minimum system requirements – Windows:

Windows XP or Windows Vista, 1 GHz Processor (1.4 GHz recommended), 256MB RAM (512 recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended), Mouse, Keyboard

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