The Legend Of King Arthur Reborn! A vast army has gathered in front of the castle gates and is preparing to attack King Arthur! How has it come to this? Witness important events in the history of the legendary king and accompany him and his army on the path to an uncertain future.
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Release Date: Jul 25, 2013
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The Legend Of King Arthur Reborn!

A vast army has gathered in front of the castle gates and is preparing to attack King Arthur! How has it come to this?
Witness important events in the history of the legendary king and accompany him and his army on the path to an uncertain future. It is up to you to restore the honor, the glory and the reign of the Arthurian line, and rewrite the course of history!
Good or evil? The decision is entirely yours! Two extensive campaigns give you insight into both sides of the war.

Key Features

  • Construct impregnable fortresses, equip them with units, ditches and palisades and crush the hordes of enemies with your defense structures!
  • A fortress alone does not mean victory! Build a dependable infrastructure and manage your resources.
  • Your strategy will decide between victory and defeat! Only with the right combination of defense structures, units, extraction of raw materials, and production, will you emerge victorious from the sieges.
  • Experience epic battles with realistic destruction! Assemble your army from a multitude of different units. But beware of falling rubble and take geographical conditions into account in your battle plan.
  • Unlock legendary characters! Complete specific tasks and gain the support of famous heroes, granting you strategic advantages in battle.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP (SP2) / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz dual core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB Graphics Memory with Shader 3.0
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible
    • Additional Notes: Supported Graphics Cards: NVIDIA GeForce 7900 / 8 / 9 / GT / GTS / GTX series; ATI Radeon X1900 / HD 2000 / HD 3000 / HD 4000 / HD 5000 series
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP (SP2) / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 3.5 GHz dual core or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB Graphics Memory with Shader 3.0 or better (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 or better, AMD Radeon HD 7700 or better)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Supported Graphics Cards: NVIDIA GeForce 7900 / 8 / 9 / GT / GTS / GTX series; ATI Radeon X1900 / HD 2000 / HD 3000 / HD 4000 / HD 5000 series
Helpful customer reviews
39 of 39 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 14, 2014
So this game had the potential to be great, but everything they tried to do was simply implemented horribly. I tried to see the positives in this game to no avail. My rant/review shall now commence.

You'd imagine that the wall and citadel construction would have been done right since it's the bloody title of the game.. well guess again, it's horrendous and inexplicably complicated and bugy. (also for some reason, the further away you place your wall, the less fps you have, I don't understand how that could be an actual correlation in this day and age)

Another thing is the menus and extremely unfriendly interface. There are many icons which supposedly show different resources.. the only thing is they're basically all the same. Adding to the horrible interface is the crappy layout of buildings and options. There's just a bunch of fancy pop-out menus with NOTHING in them. You will literally see a huge menu with only one option and no tooltips or anything. Oh and remember all those lovely hotkeys that every relatively new rts has? That's right you guessed it, this game has none.

As I'm sure you've noticed, this is quite an angry review and has turned into a rant rather than an objective review. BUT, after having played a few skirmishes against the so called 'a.i.' I felt compelled to try and save you from the dreadful experience that lies ahead.

I somehow managed to get it for 6 euros and I still feel cheated. This game is so pre-alpha that no one should ever be able to buy it until they at least remove all the bugs and arrange the ai and interface.

Save yourself and your wallet, do not waste money on this.

DO NOT BUY THIS GAME.

I'm out.
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43 of 48 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 3, 2014
I would love to have my money back on this games as it is unplayable. It locks up both of the computers I own. The lack of an autosave feature in a game with this many issues is appaling.
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15 of 16 people (94%) found this review helpful
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 1, 2014
After trying to play this game quite a few times. I got up to the 3rd level. And it kept freezing. The AI of your units is so bad that they all seem to find the dumbest way of doing things. Then run straight at the enemy castle and get killed.

The ability to select what you want by clicking on it normally gets something near by and not what you want. Drives you insane.

I would not even buy this on sale. I can not recommend this to anyone. Well maybe if they fix the bugs I could. But will see.
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 19, 2014
Dont do it...dont ever buy it. It's not finished, it's incomplete, and the developer is done with it.
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
10.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 29, 2014
I would like this game more if it didnt crash so frequently
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 1, 2014
UI and AI is terrible, looks pretty enough and great concept...frustrating to play!
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13 of 18 people (72%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 16, 2014
This game is unfinished and should be removed..its a total scam.
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
20.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 27, 2014
Still crashes. very slow , clutter interface never got past 2nd mission. worst buy in a very long time. half a dozen patches no real improvment.
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10 of 15 people (67%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 11, 2014
I am a huge fan of RTS games, this one sucks. Dont buy.
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9 of 14 people (64%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 20, 2014
Just watch WTF is Citadels by Total Biscuit on Youtube. He pretty much somes it up.
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9 of 14 people (64%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2014
Now...this game makes you sad. The onliest good thing are the screenshots on the store page. The rest is far worse. You plain simply can't build a nice castle. Especially not when there is something as horrible as water or a cliff nearby.

The units move strange. There is no fun at all.

I am angry, annoyed and forced myself to learn the name of the publisher and producer to make sure I never buy anything from these guys again.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 16, 2014
It's like the screenshots are from a whole other game...Nah I didn't like it. At all.
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8 of 13 people (62%) found this review helpful
13.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 3, 2014
crash so frequently i got bored with it DO NOT BUY
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 6, 2014
the first level was ok. i got through with no bugs.
the second level didn`t do jack and refused to let me do anything useful.
skirmish crashed.
40 bucks for a tech demo.
0.01 for the gameplay
39.99 for a meh graphics engine
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 6, 2014
Worst game ever. Nothing more needs to be said, The original AOE puts this game to shame. For someone to try and sell this game is a crime. The devs are probablly enjoying all that money and laughing on a beach somewhere.
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554 of 595 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
Have you been looking for a new real time strategy game lately to scratch that strategy itch you've been having? Well look elsewhere, because Citadels is a dreadful and incomplete mess. The game was created by an unknown and inexperienced development studio called Games Distillery. Currently a different studio called Big Moon was hired to add further playability and stability to the game. In the future, at best you can only hope for a polished yet dreadful entertainment product (without the entertainment value).

Citadels attempts to accomplish what so many other strategy games have already done before, and it accomplishes those things poorly. Citadels most closely resembles a stripped down Age of Empires title. Everything from base building, combat, and resource gathering are implemented poorly. There is no strategy involved at all because combat boils down to spamming units. You can literally spam the most basic miliary unit available and win every time. The utter lack of military units available leaves no room for strategy, tactics, or planning at all.

The game has a boring campaign that currently can't even be finished entirely, and a few lacklusted skirmish modes with terrible AI. There is only one map available per skirmish mode and no matter the difficulty you choose you cannot lose due to the incompetent AI. Citadels is only a singleplayer game so these are your only options. There is no map or scenario editor or multiplayer of any kind. The poor quality of this title combined with the utterlack of content at a $40 price point is downright theivery. Avoid at all costs.

I only put 3 hours into this game but that was rather generous of me. The boring gameplay, poor design, and lack of content leave little reason for me to play any further.
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123 of 130 people (95%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 18, 2014
This game is terrible. The videos and screenshots made the game look very great and detailed, but this game is actually terrible quality and was very poorly made. Here are the reasons not to get this game:
1. It's $40, when it's really worth $5.
2. The graphics are terrible. The screenshots may look fine, but they actually suck.
3. The game looks like it was made by people with very little experience in programming. The menu goes off the screen, and the minimap does not even show the correct positions of things. The map could say that it is directly in the center of the screen but it could not even be on the screen.
4. There was no tutorial, and I can't even get past the first level because I have no idea what to do. It says to gather 100 of each resource but whenever I try to build stone pits and ore pits it says that it could not be gathered at this location and no matter where I put it it always says that.
I only paid $10 for this game, but it was still a complete rip-off :(
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185 of 226 people (82%) found this review helpful
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 30, 2013
This is a glitchy parody for the Stronghold, with a tons of bugs that could make almost everyone crazy.
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129 of 154 people (84%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 21, 2013
All the annoying bits of the strategy games of old, none of the charm. Go play Age of Empires 2 instead.
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113 of 144 people (78%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2013
This game would be much more enjoyable with the addition of tooltips to give you a little more information about the buildings, units, etc.

I think the actual game play is 'okay' but the UI is not very friendly.
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