This Steam Special Edition includes three exclusive maps and Steam Achievements.
User reviews: Mixed (125 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 16, 2010
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""Overall, I can only say the long time of waiting wasn't wasted at all. You'll get a nice sequel to the eight years old Disciples 2: Dark Prophecy." "

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This Steam Special Edition includes three exclusive maps and Steam Achievements

  • Three Steam-Exclusive additional maps for single player and hot seat mode: The Fall of Londeron, Secret Knowledge, Borderlands
  • Over 50 Steam Achievements to unlock

About This Game

Disciples III: Renaissance is the next title in the award-winning Disciples series and represents a leap forward in the evolution of the turn-based strategy RPG genre. Building on the overwhelming successes of the first two games, Disciples III: Renaissance introduces a host of new features as well as the compelling gameplay that made the previous titles so popular.

  • Three playable races - the Empire, the Legions of the Damned and the Elven Alliance fight for control of the fantasy world of Nevendar. Each race features unique skills and styles.
  • Beautiful 3D graphics – a new gameplay engine offers lush 3D worlds, a rarity in the tactical turn-based strategy genre.
  • Become a hero – create a custom hero and lead a party into battle with a huge variety of creatures. Equip your hero from a selection of more than 450 weapons, spells and artifacts.
  • Unique characters and classes – recruit party members to aid you in battle. Paladins, Mages, Healers and more feature distinct and visually stunning spells and powers.
  • A vast world to explore -19 missions spread across three campaigns take place in a vast fantasy world rendered in stunning detail.
  • Extensive single-player gameplay – over 70 hours of campaign play across 19 missions.
  • Local multi-player gameplay

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP SP 2 / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: 2 GHz Single Core
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 5 GB
    • Video: DirectX 9.0 compatible, 128 MB (Shader Model 2.0 required)
    • Sound: DirectX compatible
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
Helpful customer reviews
14.7 hrs on record
Starts well, but then becomes boring because it's too repetitive before finishing the Empire campaign. Also, it's too hard to the point of frustration or too easy to the point of meh.
Posted: October 3
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0.3 hrs on record
In all honesty this is not a bad game, by no means is it a Civ game but its not bad worth it while on sale.
Posted: September 27
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0.8 hrs on record
overworld view, turned based play style. battle mode is tile/turn based. gameplay seemed well made throughout the act 0
Posted: October 18
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33.7 hrs on record
This game seems to have changed since release. I remember playing it when it first came out and I was really not enjoying it, but apparently it has gotten some updates since then to smooth things out. I really really am liking it now. If you play it, you WILL have a bit of a learning curve because the UI isn't extremely obvious on how to do some things, but if you read a little on the online wiki about the game it will tell you how to do everything. It's just a matter of getting accustomed to the way it works. Other than that It is well worth a try if you can find it for a price you feel is good. It's great that this game had its early issues resolved because now it is on par with disciples 2, save for only having 3 races (missing undead which was my fave)
Posted: October 23
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15 of 22 people (68%) found this review helpful
34.5 hrs on record
The art and musical score in this game were great! The gameplay however was slow, sluggish and very reapeatitive. If the developers didn't include a auto resolve function in the game it would be unplayable. Buy it if its cheap.
Posted: May 18
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.8 hrs on record
I wanted to like this game. I really did. But I just couldn't. The tutorial its a joke, you'll just have to learn almost everything by clicking and trying things. If that's not enough, the game by itself sucks. The battle system suck hard, and there's not much of a choice to make in-battle, its simply run and beat, pretty obviously. The XP leveling its crappy (XP divided among the group, even to those caracters that did not participate a little bit with the fight), and you gain almost no xp after killing enemys much, much higher leveled than you.
The graphics its OK... and thats about it. Congrats to the team that did that. But to those ppl responsible for the gameplay... dead just wouldn't be enough.
The worst part its that I boughted also the sequel - ressurection, and I think I just dont have the guts to try... at least, I didn't get reincarnation like I wished... and (tks to God) failed to trade.
Botton of line, if you're thinking to buy this game, forget that and go do something more fun, like get shoted in the knee, or rapped.
Just write this down to avoid more ppl, like myself, get iluded by this game.
Posted: August 3
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
If you have a ton of time to burn and you want a strategic RPG in the vein of Might n Magic and you've already played Might n Magic and King's Quest and literally everything else in this genre, this would be a good way to spend your time. otherwise, play a better game.
it has: nice graphics. a setting I could actually probably care about, maybe.
it does not have: polish, sophistication, an appropriate sense of strategy other than grinding levels, good voice acting, good music, or anything else that might make this an diamond in the rough.
Posted: September 14
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4 of 10 people (40%) found this review helpful
8.6 hrs on record
Don't waste money or time on this title. Heroes of Might and Magic series is much better. I would recommend Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes over all of them.
Posted: June 24
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2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
This is a verry good game,i recomend it to all fans of this series.Don't mind the negative reviews.Buy,play it,live it!!!
Posted: August 15
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Disciples was a very special game for me because of the art present in the game.
Gloomy style of the game has something special that makes me go back to him every once in a while.Disciple 3 carries on this recipe.Recomand!
Posted: May 23
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
Tried this game out because I was a fan of the might and magic series. I was sorely disappointed. Visually, its a beautiful game, but the gameplay is bland, time-consuming, and repetitive.
Posted: September 19
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Have you ever bought something on pure impulse? I did. It was horrible. It taught me never to do it again. That's what Disciples 3 is to me. I just personally don't like turn-based gameplay. It's boring and frustrating. Sure, the game itself is pretty, but that's all it really has going for itself. It's very easy to get distracted from it. Hell, even talking about it is boring me. But you know what isn't boring? Waffles. Waffles are so good. They're definitely worth the money. Pop them in the toaster for about 2 or 3 minutes, get your maple syrup, and you're good to go. But of course, the best maple syrup is from Canada. Canada is such a great place. I really want to go there to visit my girlfriend because that's where she lives, sadly, but we Skype every day and it's great. Speaking of which, Skype is a great computer program that allows you to contact your friends and video chat long distance. It's pretty bad on mobile devices, but on PC it works great. Where was I again? Oh right, Disciples. Eh, I wouldn't recommend it personally. But if you like turn-based gameplay, go ahead.
Posted: July 6
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
56.8 hrs on record
I've been playing Disciples II for a long time before I found some good offer on the following chapter: I've played Renaissance, Reincarnation and Resurrection.

Although Reincarnation was the one I enjoyed the most (but also the first I played), I have to admit I found Renaissance to be quite easier. And that appears quite strange and opposite compared to all the reviews I read on Steam.

The big flaws of the game, in my opinion, are three:
1. the fact you can't decide whether to attack or retire from a battle when you come across an enemy;
2. you can't use shortcuts (at least, I'm not able to use them on Renaissance while I used them all the time on Reincarnation);
3. battles can be a bit confusing if you don't pay attention when deciding every move: for example, if you click on an hex too far from your player he will go there on the next turn, but you can't set him on defensive status.
Moreover, I didn't like the fact that range attacks can hit everywhere on the map, even on most distan hexes. I way prefer Reincarnation battle mode on this sight.

Also, it's never clear which charachter got a level up, there's no sign to notify your hero can learn new abilities and so on.

All in all, I'd surely suggest Disciples III - Renaissance to anyone fond of the Disciples trilogy, but if you want a more challenging, refined and precise game experience then you should definitely go for Reincarnation.
Posted: May 6
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
The interface. Oh god the interface.
Posted: August 24
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
406.7 hrs on record
I'm so sorry that my son Spent any money on this game! I had so much fun and still do with the Older version. Really do they think they have done a smart thing here? WOW Rethink it people. Disapointed...
Posted: July 1
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4 of 11 people (36%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
I'm a fan of Discpiles II, and found that this sequel kind of boring. Not recommended
Posted: May 31
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3 of 9 people (33%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Unusable due to lack of seeable cursor. Do not buy. View the forums for issue description.
Posted: May 31
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13.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 21
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2.7 hrs on record
Too many bugs, ruined the fun =,.=
Posted: September 20
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20.0 hrs on record
Great graphics arts wasted on the dumbest game play I have ever seen. There is no balance. Units are either too strong or too weak. Only archmage hero is useful, all the others are junks. The upgrades are stupid. The game paly was designed by some 13 years old. There are bugs so you can even see the unit's stats...
Posted: September 21
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