The world of Konung is a unique and spacious fantasy land, that combines parts of known history with classical myths and the legends of the Chronicles, including immortal heroes, magical artefacts and ancient sorcery.
User reviews: Positive (46 reviews) - 80% of the 46 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 30, 2004

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About This Game

Konung 2 is a sequel to Konung: The Legend of North. According to the storyline Good and Evil traded places. The main hero that won a victory over the forces of Evil in the first part of the game has got under the influence of a very powerful magic artifact -- Sovereign bracelet. The hero became the dark Master, the biggest threat for his land. His mind is completely controlled by the bracelet and he is trying to subdue all other magic artefacts.

Only six heroes, descendants of the Titans, can stop him. They must be fearless and very cautious. Their enemies are not only bloodthirsty monsters but Master's warriors as well. Their task is hard but it's the only way to save their land.

The world of Konung is a unique and spacious fantasy land, that combines parts of known history with classical myths and the legends of the Chronicles, including immortal heroes, magical artefacts and ancient sorcery. The whole world is shaped by three cultures on the verge of the second millennium: tribes of wild Slavic hunters, noble traders of the still-powerful Byzantine Empire, and fearless Viking warriors.

Key features:

  • Unique Fantasy world settled in an atmosphere of myths and the legends of tribes of wild Slavic hunters, noble traders of the still-powerful Byzantine Empire, and fearless Viking warriors
  • Six different heroes, male and female warriors
  • Improved RPG system, wide range of character skills an characteristics
  • Detailed dialogue system
  • Dozens of quests
  • Outdoor and indoor locations
  • Settlement management

    System Requirements

      • OS: Windows XP/7/8
      • Processor: Pentium II 400 MHz
      • Memory: 64 MB RAM
    Helpful customer reviews
    87 of 91 people (96%) found this review helpful
    0.8 hrs on record
    Posted: May 17, 2014
    Whether or not you will enjoy Konung 2 and any other games in the series depends on how you will make your approach. If you're expecting an oldschool RPG ready to smash Baldur's Gate out of its place, you'll be very disappointed. If, however, you apporach it as if it was a low budget indie RPG made by enthusiastic people, you'll begin to see things that high expectations would not allow you to.

    The Konung games are pretty old and low budget titles. They're not terribly great from a functionality POV and they're not really great from the perspective of writing either.

    However, there aren't many RPGs with a Scandinavian theme, so if you want some of the specific legends and motifs packed into a game, Konung's your best bet. There are also some extra and unique gameplay elements, like village management, that you can hardly see in other RPGs.

    At the end of the day, I do recommend the game(s) to everyone, with the warning that they may not become favorites anytime soon. Be ready to get used to some clunky controls, in exchange for a very original setting, well made art and fascinating enemies.

    Finally, don't pay much attention to the low review scores you find on Metacritic. The game barely got reviewed enough anyway. If you really feel like not taking a risk, just wait for a discount. Hopefully, the game sells at least enough for the publishers to consider adding Konung 1 to Steam. I'd really like to play that one again.

    **** TIP! To make sure you don't abandon the game because it feels unfair ****
    Konung 2 is not a terribly hard game but it's not an easy game either. Its difficulty can strike at you in many forms, from having to deal with a very powerful enemy to not being able to raise enough money to get yourself healed. If you want a nice introduction to the game, choose Ratibor as starting character. You will get two extra party members which will make battles easy and a nice sum of gold to start with. The starting stats are great too. The forests near the village will make you fight some easy enemies which will be enough of a battle tutorial. Most importantly, you'll already be a konung of your village, so you'll get free healing and item repairs, and the chance to build stuff around.
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    42 of 43 people (98%) found this review helpful
    36.8 hrs on record
    Posted: July 22, 2014
    I've only played for about 11 and a half hours thus far, but I can already tell you that this is a great game.

    A little background. I've been playing RPGs for over 20 years. It is my favorite genre of games. That said, Konung 2 is a bit of a mix between a simulation and an RPG.

    Don't get me wrong. There are plenty of RPG elements to sink your teeth into here. There are 6 unique heroes with their own backgrounds and stats, stats to customize upon leveling up, a bunch of skills that impact gameplay in different ways, inventory management for every member of your party (yes, it is party-based. You can have up to 8 other characters join your cause.), magical items to find and an extensive loot system, a bunch of side quests, treasure hunting, a bunch of maps to explore and more! It's a very meaty RPG if that's what you're looking for.

    As for the simulation side, it's well done in that aspect as well. You control various villages and can build them as you see fit. You can collect tributes from the villages, build blacksmith forges, shipyards, a barracks, etc. You can find people to work these jobs and they will do them based on their various skills. Eventually you want to build up some strong villages so you can recruit some fit warriors to help your cause.

    Overall, this game is a hidden gem. I'm very surprised it's as good as it is, given there is little information about it online.

    Oh, one final thing. Do not play this game if you want fast-paced action. This game takes a high level of patience to get the most out of. You won't be slaying hordes of enemies right from the start. You've really got to spend some time to work your way up the ladder to become a respectable hero and leader of men. In my 11 hours, I've barely killed anything, that's how challenging the game is thus far. But I've still loved every minute.

    Highly recommended for something a bit different and for lovers of RPGs.
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    10 of 18 people (56%) found this review helpful
    2.6 hrs on record
    Posted: September 30, 2014
    Haven't played that long but this seem interesting although the enemy AI is easy to abuse and due to some bug you move faster if you click the mouse rapidly also you can get as much money as you need rather quickly with a little save scumming. But if you would never save scum or abuse bugs or anything like that I think the game might be quite enjoyable.
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    7 of 17 people (41%) found this review helpful
    1 person found this review funny
    6.9 hrs on record
    Posted: June 23, 2015
    Can't say i like it. I bought it because i really like oldschool RPGs but Konung 2 it's to slow for me, and there's not any map of locations. Another things are encounters, sometime you fight with spiders witch is simple and in next encounter you meet dragons even if you are level 1. It's make the game more difficult than it should be. And the characters are kind of boring, but I shouldn't expect anything like in BG.

    However game have some "pros": 6 characters with different begins is cool! And the thing with village management was good idea, but could be done better. And the world, I think it was quite big.

    Maybe it's just not RPG for me, or maybe they should make somethings better, but i wasn't enjoying when I was playing :/
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    0 of 3 people (0%) found this review helpful
    0.7 hrs on record
    Posted: October 29, 2015
    Game is crashing always after dialog when i try get out from town with Aanastasia at first map !.
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