Restoring the power of a kingdom to its former glory using innate cunning, military might and a fearsome will to win.
User reviews: Mixed (25 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 13, 2002
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You are tasked with restoring the power of a kingdom to its former glory using innate cunning, military might and a fearsome will to win. Warrior Kings is an epic real-time strategy game that smashes the mould. Using true 3D it propels you into a living, breathing and fascinating medieval fantasy world. Now it's all in your hands!


Build up your economic and military power base, research new technologies, and employ spies, mercenaries, priests and merchants to enhance your strength.

Use real military formations and tactics to conquer on the battlefield.

Master the skills of siege warfare and watch your troops sack mighty cities.

Conduct a massive campaign through 22 extraordinary levels made up of over 80 unique quests.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 98/2000/ME/XP
    • Processor: 733MHz
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 16MB 3D card
    • DirectX: Version 8.1
    • Hard Drive: 800 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
29 of 32 people (91%) found this review helpful
6.9 hrs on record
It may not have been the prettiest child, even back when first released, But my word this was a brilliant game.
one of the few RTS's where it feels truly free form in how you tackle each level. ( after the first couple of tutorial levels at least)

Rarely a more satisfying gaming moment beats seeing your enemies sprawling base in uncontrollable flames.

The only downside to this game is the annoying graphical glitching of the units, If anyone can solve that it would be much appreciated!

Despite that, Its still very very playable. I look forward to Warrior Kings : Battles joining it on here soon ( I hope! )
Posted: April 25
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20 of 22 people (91%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
One of my favorite RTS games from the Windows XP era, unfortunatley no one has ever heard of it. One of my favorite aspects is that there is a set of 5 religeous paths (3 distinct paths and 2 hybrids) that shape the course of the campaign based on the decisions that you make in game. The path that you follow also determines which specialty units and buildings you can build and each path has various advantages over the others. The AI players each also belong to a particular religeous group, adding new dynamics to each encounter.

Great game, runs perfectly on Windows 7 x64, and supports 1920x1080 out of the box.
Posted: April 27
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
A hidden gem of its time.

Hoping they bring out the 2nd one too with online multiplayer
Posted: April 28
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10 of 14 people (71%) found this review helpful
15.7 hrs on record
ok now release the sequel, you know the one without glitchs and lack of ♥♥♥♥ING AWESOME!!!!

still a good game though.
Posted: April 29
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
I absolutely loved this game! I'm so glad that it's on steam now, since my old disk has been getting fairly scratched up over the years and it's nice to have a reliable copy.

While the game's graphics have probably not aged very well for those not viewing it through nostalgia-tinted lens, it actually stands up fairly well still (native 1080p, anyone?). The strategy side is still rock solid as well, and it's implementation of formations and terrain remain uniquely excellent in my opinion. I know the old version had some stability issues, but I believe those have been addressed as of now.

The single player story is definitely the selling point for this entry and I absolutely loved it's branching endings. No matter how many times I play it, every year or two I find myself putting it back in and booting it up to play through again! The multiplayer is kinda meh in this entry, but it's still serviceable if you'd only like to buy one out of the two. So for its excellent strategy, epic story and strong replayability, I couldn't recommend this game more highly! Buy it already!
Posted: May 11
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70 of 79 people (89%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
criminally underrated gem that was part of my childhood. this is hardly subpar shovelware.

plus, this natively supports widescreen, so you don't have to fingle around with some .ini file
Posted: April 24
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