Seit Jahrhunderten wurde Europa von der Kirche und dem Adelsstand dominiert. Die Diener Gottes und die adligen Familien hielten ihre Macht und den Reichtum auf Kosten des gemeinen Volkes für gerechtfertigt. Es war die unwiderlegbare göttliche Weltordnung in einer wahrlich dunklen Zeit… Aber im 14.
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Veröffentlichung: 28. Juli 2010

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Über dieses Spiel

Seit Jahrhunderten wurde Europa von der Kirche und dem Adelsstand dominiert. Die Diener Gottes und die adligen Familien hielten ihre Macht und den Reichtum auf Kosten des gemeinen Volkes für gerechtfertigt. Es war die unwiderlegbare göttliche Weltordnung in einer wahrlich dunklen Zeit…

Aber im 14. Jahrhundert fängt die bisherige Weltordnung plötzlich zu schwanken an. Dank des Handelsverkehrs gelangt eine wachsende Mittelklasse zu immer mehr Macht und Reichtum. Ganze Städte erkaufen sich ihre Freiheit und Sonderrechte von der Adelsschicht. Lesen und Schreiben ist durch die Erfindung des Buchdrucks nicht mehr exklusiv für den Adel und den Klerus verfügbar. Dies ist der Beginn der Renaissance...

Eigenschaften:

  • 8 brandneue Berufe: Söldner, Totengräber, Steinmetz, Gaukler, Gastwirt, Bankier, Müller und Obstanbauer
  • Neue Güter, Gebäude, Außendetails und andere Effekte
  • Neue Szenarien ("Transsylvanien", "Das Rheinland" und "Die Alpen") & größere Weltkarten
  • Bessere KI, ein weiterentwickeltes Titelsystem für den Adel sowie neue Optionen (z.B. “Maßnahmen Gottes”, Schwierigkeitslevel und vieles mehr)

Systemanforderungen

    Minimum:

    • Betriebssystem: Windows® XP, Vista
    • Prozessor: 2 GHz Prozessor
    • Speicher: 512 MB RAM
    • Grafik: DirectX9 Grafikkarte mit Pixelshader 1.1
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0
    • Festplatte: 3.5 GB frei
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0 kompatible Soundkarte

    Empfohlen:

    • Betriebssystem: Windows® XP, Vista
    • Prozessor: 2.8 GHz Prozessor oder besser
    • Speicher: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: DirectX9 Grafikkarte mit Pixelshader 2
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0
    • Festplatte: 3.5 GB frei
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0 kompatible Soundkarte
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davidjoshua93
( 22.7 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 27. Mai
This game is really fun, You can become all sorts of old tradesmen or become a highwayman and rob people and buildings!
there is also politics in which you can get involved in. get marrried have children buy propertied and buisnesses. The only bad(ish) thing about it is its hard to get a grasp of everything in my opinion. it took me a couple of days to fully understand how everything works but once you know how it does youll be adicted.
Hilfreich? Ja Nein Lustig
olf
( 42.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 22. Mai
Vorab: Auch ich hatte Anlaufschwierigkeiten mit dem Spiel, die Beschreibung folgt am Ende.


Ich habe dieses Spiel bereits ein paar Jahre vor meinem Erwerb auf Steam gespielt, kann aber sagen das es jetzt immer noch genau so viel Spaß macht wie damals. Der einzige Unterschied: Damals habe ich ohne AddOns gespielt, heute mit "Renaissance" und es ist ein deutlicher Mehrwert da es das Spiel um einige sinnvolle Neuerungen ergänzt. (Renaissance wurde genau genommen durch diverse Fan-Mods geboren, bzw. haben diese den Grundstein hierfür gelegt)

Das Spiel bietet sehr viele Möglichkeiten:

Rollenspiel Elemente
Familien-System (Darunter die Werbung, Heirat aber auch einfache Liebschaften)
Politik / Gesetze
Ruf-System, ein fester Bestandteil der Politik
Verschiedene Klassen bzw. Berufe:

Patron (Herstellung von Nahrung, Bewirtung)
Handwerker (Waffen, Rüstung, Kleidung etc.)
Gelehrter (Arzt, Priester etc.)
Gauner (Kriminelle Aktionen wie Wegelagern, Taschendiebstahl etc.)

Alles zusammen greift stark ineinander denn nichts kann ohne das andere bestehen. Als Spieler kann man gleichztig maximal 3 aktive Charaktere aus der eigenen Familie steuern und auch in den eigenen Betrieben einsetzen, wichtig ist dabei zu beachten das immer nur je ein Charakter im eigenen Betrieb arbeiten kann welchen dieser Charakter besitzt. Daher ist es Sinnvoll verschiedene Klassen zu wählen.

Jede einzelne Klasse bzw. Beruf hat seine eigenen Herausforderungen und es macht mit jeder Spaß zu spielen. Sobald man sich an die Politik heranwagt bekommt man eine Zusätzliche herausforderung da man sich einen guten Ruf durchaus teuer erkaufen muss in Form von Bestechungen und auch durch einschleimen.

Nicht zu vergessen ist das Gesetz. Hat man es als Gauner zwar etwas leichter an Geld zu kommen, hat man auf der anderen Seite das Gesetz im Nacken. Wenn ein feindlicher Spieler beweise Sammelt und vor Gericht bringt kann das im schlimmsten Fall zur Hinrichtung führen.
An dieser Stelle kommt dann die Charakterentwicklung, also der Rollenspiel-Part, ins Spiel denn hier lassen sich verschiedene Atribute Skillen, darunter z.B. Rethorik und Emphatie welches man benötigt um vor Gericht besser standhalten zu können. Die Attribute sind zwar mit einem "+" und "-" gekennzeichnet welche den Nutzen für die Klasse darstellen sollen, aber man sollte sich durchlesen was die einzelnen Werte bewirken und danach entscheiden. Auch die Wahl des Sternzeichens hat eine kleine Auswirkung darauf.


Alles in allem ist es ein durchaus komplexes Spiel und es dauert ein wenig bis man den Dreh raus hat. In meinen Augen lohnt es sich aber etwas Zeit zum erlernen zu investieren da man für 10€ ein wirklich gutes Spiel erhält. Da es offizielle Informationen über den 3. Teil der Reihe gibt, welcher noch 2016 erscheinen soll, kann man mit diesem Teil nichts falsch machen wenn man sich auf den 3. Teil "einspielen" möchte. Ich für meinen Teil freue mich auf den Nachfolger im modernen Gewand und spiele bis dahin weiter diesen Teil. :-)


Ich muss an dieser Stelle jedoch auch ein paar negative Punkte erwähnen:

Die Performance lässt auf kleineren Karten mit vielen KI-Gegnern nach. Erhöht man die Spielgeschwindigkeit von "Normal" auf "Schneller Vorlauf" erhält man eine Diashow und verlangsamt am Ende nur alles. Daher lieber eine große Karte nehmen mit nur 4 Feinden, vermehren tun sich die ja von selbst. ;-)

Es gibt hier und da ein paar Bugs. Diese zerstören zwar nicht das Spiel aber könnten etwas nervig werden. Ich hatte bisher immer das Problem das meine Charaktere nicht mehr automatisch in den Betrieben zum arbeiten beginnen bzw. nach manueller Zuteilung wieder aufhören wenn sie mit einem Produkt fertig sind. Ich weis nicht ob es so gewollt ist oder ob es ein Bug ist (beides ist möglich) und es tritt auch nur dann auf wenn ich den jeweiligen Charakter in die Politik bringe und er ein Amt erhält. Es ist verkraftbar und ich habe mir daher angewohnt einen "Gelehrten" als Politiker zu nehmen, auch wenn der Gauner von einer hohen Position profitieren könnte.

Hin und wieder kommt es bei mir vor das mir Teile vom Interface schwarz werden, genau gesagt sind es die Bilder der Gebäudeliste und der Charaktere. Beheben lässt es sich abspeichern und neu laden - es ist also verkraftbar.

Abstürze oder Bugs welche das Spiel unspielbar machten hatte ich bisher keine, nur kleinere Probleme die man umgehen kann. "Its not a Bug, its a Feature"



Jetzt zu den Anlaufschwierigkeiten die ich hatte:

Ich Spiele auf folgendem System:

Win 10 64-Bit
Intel i7 4770k
32 GB RAM
EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
128er SSD, 512er SSD, 1 TB HDD (installiert auf HDD)

Nach der Installation des eigentlichen Spiel habe ich direkt den "Latest Patch" aus dem Beta-Programm installiert da ich der Empfehlung aus einer anderen Bewertung gefolgt bin. Das Spiel startete bis zum Intro, dort war jedoch nur Ton, aber kein Bild zu sehen. Durch drücken von ESC ist das Intro beendet und ich hatte nur noch einen schwarzen Bildschirm. Daraufhin drückte ich "STRG"+"ALT"+"ENTF" und hörte wieder etwas. Auf abbrechen gedrückt und siehe da, es ging mit Bild und Ton weiter und ich konnte spielen.

Ich muss das zwar bei jedem Spielstart wiederholen, das macht mir aber nicht sonderlich viel aus da es nichtmal 5sek sind und nur ein paar Tastendrücke. Für ein solch altes und gleichzeitig gutes Spiel ist es wohl verkraftbar. :-)
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TheGreatAnunaki96
( 21.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 22. Mai
Brilliant game, I have been on multiplayer mode and it is fantastic
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thewizardchrist
( 17.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 20. Mai
You have probably not played a game quite like this one. For me it was a middle ages scum bag simulator. I was a real piece of work. I had pick pockets working the market, robbers stealing from carts, and married a woman who was a scholar and made potions and items from my ill gotten gains to help her rise up to the level of magistrate and would grant my criminal self a pass whenever a good citizen charged me with murder, robbery, extortion, arson, or general skull duggery.

This game is a bit dated but the idea of this game and what they did with it, is amazing. They are making a Guild 3 and I imagine it will absolutely blow me away. If you want to get a feel for what it is like to live, love, and die in the middle ages this is the game for you.
Hilfreich? Ja Nein Lustig
Act4
( 88.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 18. Mai
There's not a lot that's more enjoyable than owning every single seat of importance in a court other than having enough money to hire enough grunts to kill everyone everywhere.

Then again the part where you lose a vote when 2 people vote for you and 1 votes for someone else... idk man, sometimes life just slaps you in the face.
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Shnoofn
( 22.9 Std. insgesamt )
Vorveröffentlichungsreview
Verfasst: 17. Mai
Loved to play this game when I was younger. I'm old now, but I am still waiting for The Guild 3 !!!
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Hobo Grandpa
( 3.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 16. Mai
Aside from desync issues that eventually lead to crippled multiplayer games, this game is a gem. I really can't wait for The Guild 3, hopefully with better networking support.

The Guild II as a singleplayer game, is truly fantastic and the top of it's kind in village/econ sim games of this genre.
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danieldinte
( 115.8 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 14. Mai
Finally!!! A game made with soul. A bit sloppy sometimes, not the best graphics, but one of the best games I ever played. Can't wait to see Guild 3 coming out. Love it.

+++ Recomend
Hilfreich? Ja Nein Lustig
Baskerville
( 11.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 12. Mai
Still has nothing to do with guilds/10.
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Ezey
( 24.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 12. Mai
Niveau der 90er Jahre. Einige Aufgaben im Spiel werden schnell lästig, vieles wiederholt sich. Richtiger Spielspaß kommt hier leider nicht auf.
Hilfreich? Ja Nein Lustig
LethalFinch
( 11.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 11. Mai
(version 4.20 Review)

TLDR: Broken beyond belief. Not worth your time even if it were free...

Honestly, I tried really hard to have fun with this game. 11 to 12 hours of solid gameplay, 2 hours of learning form videos about this game on youtube, cause I was thinking: "there must be something I'm missing here. Either I just don't know about all the mechanics, or I'm doing something wrong, or both...". But no, none of that was the case. The problem with this game is that it is just plain broken. Out of all the mechanics in the game that are at the player's disposel, only 1 actually works (if only clumsilly).

The impression I get from this game as far as what the dev's envisioned is bassically Crusader Kings turned Sims. Or even think of this game like this: turn House of Cards into a PC game, and set it in the medieval/renaissance era. Which, when hashed out on paper, sounds great and I think there's actually a need for a game like that in the PC market. Unfortunately, The execution on this game is just not there.

The only mechanic that actually works 100% of the time in this game is the charchter's ability to make money, but making money in this game is not fun. it's a mindless 'Point & Click' chore. Every other mechanic is just down right broken.

Want one of your character's to rob someone? Tough, cause it's broken. I actually took the time to find every single chacter on the map I was playing on (and I mean EVERYONE) and tried to rob them with both my main character and my "henchmen", and the game would not allow me to attempt to rob anyone. So then I thought: "ok, maybe it's the buildings that I'm supposed to rob". Tried to rob everysingle building on the map, and again, no dice. So why even have it in the game if it's broken?!?

Want to bribe the Mayor to ellect you into office? Don't bother, because every other applicant will bribe him for the exact same amount you do, which essentially nullifies all the bribes given by everyone because he ends up equally favouring everyone. In one particualr ellection, I decided to show up to the council meeteing early so that I could bribe him right there in the council hall before the voting started. I then watched hillariously as every single npc in the council hall handed him a sack of money. I was like number 8 in line with my bribe. Needless to say, I wasted my money and so did the npc's.

Want to Sabbotage a business owend by a competing faction? Tough nuts, because Sabbotaging a building doesn't have any effect on the business' abilty to function what so ever. Because you have to sabbotage it multiple times and there's a 7 hour cool down period on the sabbotage ability (in-game time of course), and by the time you've bombed the business enough for it to actually have an effect, someone's just going to lay charges against you and throw your bung-hole in jail. Sure, you can pull off 1 or 2 sabbotages with out having too much incriminating evidence floating around, but it takes more than that, so you will get caught. So therefore, pointless.

I'm not even scratching the surface here. There are sooooooo many broken mechanics that I do not have the time or the patients to list them all here.

Conclusion:

I bought this game on sale for under 3 bucks, and I feel very lucky that I didn't spend any more then that. And please, don't buy into the youtube videos that supposedly show you how this game works and then claim its a "good game"....In fact, now that I think back, every video I watched never contained a single second of mid-game or even late-game play time. And that makes alot of sense, because this game is 'deceptivley' broken:

In the first 2 hours of the first playthrough, you might feel proud that you've started a thriving business, gotten married and had kids to carry on your "Dynasty", and bought your familly a higher "Title", and that will give you the illusion that this game is "Fun". But then when you try to make use of all the game mechanics provided for you in order to progress further than that (i.e. get ellected in to office, hostel take-over of competing dynasty's buildings, bribery and blackmail, etc...), you'll slowly find that those game mechanics just do not work at all. And its sad. because the idea behind this game is so great. Motives for this game were great; method's in making this game were crack-♥♥♥. There are early access games that are more pollished than this game, and bare in mind, this game is on it's 4th itteration already...

So no, I can not, in good clean conciense, recommend this game, even if it were free, let allone 80% off. Sorry dev's, but you bought a really bad, sour apple here. Rumor has it there will be a "Guilds 3", and I really hope they're just that: Rumours....
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Tiggs
( 9.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 10. Mai
There is far more to it than meets the eye. Must install patches+mods before playing.
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Sunleader
( 37.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. Mai
An Oldie by now.
but still fairly immersive if you like this genre :)

The Guild puts you out into an Medieval City where you can well. Life :P
You buy Buildings, Get a Wife, Trade or Work and try to become Wealthy.
Either by legal or by not legal means :)
The Game is showings its age. So alot of stuff is not looking topnotch.
but its bearable and the options are pretty wide :)



give it a try :)
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Sacharias
( 6.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. Mai
Started off as an assassin
Met a girl
Fell in love
Gave me three children
Wife was uneducated
Framed my wife for the murder of a rival leader
Went to court
Her low social skills didn't do her well.
Got her head cut off
10/10

The family lives on.
Hilfreich? Ja Nein Lustig
Chizuuru
( 20.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 3. Mai
too glicthy.
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Tamerlane
( 26.7 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 3. Mai
What a gem.

Basically a nepotism merchant political simulator.

You pick your starting characters profession and earn income and influence based on that. Find a mate and produce an children who then be sent to different schools or apprenticeship to become like dear old Mom or Dad or another profession.

Buildings and production chain are a huge part of the game.

Run for office, sabotage other candidates and/or bribe influence to secure your seat. Each seat has it's own perks and abilities.
Run for Pope if you want.

In somewhat the same vein as Evil Genius.
Hilfreich? Ja Nein Lustig
(no monitor) richard dickers au
( 69.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 30. April
very poor accommodations for the lgbtq+ community. no same-sex marriages allowed and only playable genders are cismale and cisfemale
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PlantmanFHB
( 100.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 29. April
Own them all, but just buy this one. Didnt have any install problems like some comments say. Pretty fun game although I would say that being a criminal was almost too easy. Set up tolls everywhere and do some targetted ransoming of the ultra wealthy and very soon your on top. I mean VERY SOON if you go criminal. The other paths take your family and you to become wealthy.
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6.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 4. Mai
Started off as an assassin
Met a girl
Fell in love
Gave me three children
Wife was uneducated
Framed my wife for the murder of a rival leader
Went to court
Her low social skills didn't do her well.
Got her head cut off
10/10

The family lives on.
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26.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. Mai
What a gem.

Basically a nepotism merchant political simulator.

You pick your starting characters profession and earn income and influence based on that. Find a mate and produce an children who then be sent to different schools or apprenticeship to become like dear old Mom or Dad or another profession.

Buildings and production chain are a huge part of the game.

Run for office, sabotage other candidates and/or bribe influence to secure your seat. Each seat has it's own perks and abilities.
Run for Pope if you want.

In somewhat the same vein as Evil Genius.
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100.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 29. April
Own them all, but just buy this one. Didnt have any install problems like some comments say. Pretty fun game although I would say that being a criminal was almost too easy. Set up tolls everywhere and do some targetted ransoming of the ultra wealthy and very soon your on top. I mean VERY SOON if you go criminal. The other paths take your family and you to become wealthy.
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37.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 4. Mai
An Oldie by now.
but still fairly immersive if you like this genre :)

The Guild puts you out into an Medieval City where you can well. Life :P
You buy Buildings, Get a Wife, Trade or Work and try to become Wealthy.
Either by legal or by not legal means :)
The Game is showings its age. So alot of stuff is not looking topnotch.
but its bearable and the options are pretty wide :)



give it a try :)
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11.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 12. Mai
Still has nothing to do with guilds/10.
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17.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 20. Mai
You have probably not played a game quite like this one. For me it was a middle ages scum bag simulator. I was a real piece of work. I had pick pockets working the market, robbers stealing from carts, and married a woman who was a scholar and made potions and items from my ill gotten gains to help her rise up to the level of magistrate and would grant my criminal self a pass whenever a good citizen charged me with murder, robbery, extortion, arson, or general skull duggery.

This game is a bit dated but the idea of this game and what they did with it, is amazing. They are making a Guild 3 and I imagine it will absolutely blow me away. If you want to get a feel for what it is like to live, love, and die in the middle ages this is the game for you.
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22.9 Std. insgesamt
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Verfasst: 17. Mai
Loved to play this game when I was younger. I'm old now, but I am still waiting for The Guild 3 !!!
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394.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 25. April
Its a great game that has elements of RPG, simulation, economy and lots of strategy. You can play as an out right criminal or try and be a legal businessman or women. You can play with all out force to elimanate your rivals or go a different route by building a economic power thru business and politics. But even then your rivals must be elimanated thru legal or illegal ways. Duels, false evidence or even real evidence and or bribes and blackmail. There are so many ways to play the game its hard not to find a gameplay that you like if you have decided to even look at these reviews.

Now with that said. If you decide to play there are a few must haves. Base game from steam. 2 patches, one from steam 4.21 or 4.211. Get 4.21 via steam and 4.211 from http://www.theguild3.info/filebase/file/27-the-guild-2-renaissance-patch/. I usually get both from that site. After that its highly suggested to go with either legacy or megamod. They are highly suggested to get rid of the bugs that occur with base game. If your not use to them its very easy and worth the few moments it takes to read on how to install. Even thou that the game was released in 2010 these 2 mods are being updated and even listen to and or add reasonable suggestions by us players.

If you are still on fence I would suggest to look at some videos on youtube. If still on the fence follow and wait for discount. If you feel the graphics are not to power of the current games, the possibilities far out weigh that. If I havent sold you on this game yet follow The Guild 3, Its currently being developed and from what I can see is farther along then many of the betas and early access games that I have tried or looked at. And they havent done that because they looking to release a solid game. And may be the game you are looking for.....

cheers
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6.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 24. März
Most people will not give this game the time needed to really appreciate it. The games official genre is a 'historic economy simulation' but there are so many other things that can be done...

Basically you pick a class (Patron, Scholar, Rogue or Craftsman), each class has its own line of goods it can produce - the twist being that most products rely on a good or component from another's class to complete its higher end goods (ex; Armorers need cow hides from Patrons to complete leather armor; Churches need lumber from woodcutters to produce their parchments).

But then there is another section of the game where you can rise in political power; its seat you hold has different perks (ex; Guild master can control finance; Head of church controls the tithe; Head of Law can set the severity of trial outcomes) each of these positions can be used for your own personal gain like sending people to the dungeon for a week's time which causes them to miss a court appearance where they might potentially get you convicted of a crime or making them miss an election where you can take their seat). You can also hire henchmen as security, to burn down your rivals' business...all sorts of wicked stuff.

This all comes at a price, which is time. Everything takes time, naturally. Crops take time to grow, then takes time to process crops (raw materials) into, say, wheat flour which would then be used to make bakery items, church items, etc. This brings into play the economy of supply and demand, where if you're smart and resourceful enough, you can corner the market for really large profits in any particular city. Then of course there are the rogues who rob, kindnap and plunder everyone, everywhere.

In short this is a very ambitious game that covers alot of different genres...successfully. The problem with this ambitious project is that it comes at the cost- the price being eye-candy. To say the graphics engine is dated is almost a compliment, but anyone who can appreciate all the stuff jammed into this game will (hopefully) understand that games that are really pretty to look at are really shallow in gameplay.

The game is awesome and very deep, but it's also not for everyone.

THE GOOD
- Innovative blend of role-playing, real-time strategy, and economic-sim genres
- lots of detail and a great medieval atmosphere

THE BAD
- Repetitive gameplay
- Really heavy on micromanagement
- Limited character interaction
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49.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 27. Februar
Killed a guy in office because I wanted in office

10/10 would wipe out another family again
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82.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 2. März
the game is great the engine is ♥♥♥♥ though
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6.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 9. März
The concept of this game is amazing, hopefully we'll see more games like this in the future.
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8.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 29. Februar
i recommend this if you want to play alone.

bought 2 of this to play with my friend.
multiplayer is fine at times, but we get random out of sync error.
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19.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 17. März
This is so medieval fun I can't stress enough :D
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27.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 11. März
By far one of the most fun rpg/sim/management games ive ever played. It was extremely satisfying when all my political intrigue payed off and i was the king with family in every important position. It was a sad time when my starting character finally passed away. The only downside is how your limited to control 3 dynasty members at a time and once you "retire", or decide to stop using one, you cannot play as them again
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1.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 12. März
VERY SIMS. I LIKE
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89.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 13. März
It's RPG + Simulation + City Building + Economy + Politic.

The game lack of tutorial, watch basic guide first before you jump in.

have a few bug here and there but still playable.

Common issue:

1. when you alt + tab then get into the game again the sapebar is not working.
Solution:
Press alt again, the spacebar will work .

2. When you're on pause, then you click on the cart then click on the unload button and it's destination. It'll open the destination building menu and will not give you option to unload the item.

Solution: If you notice, when you're on pause all things getting slow. When you click on unload button, wait for below title bar show choose destination before you click on the building. Or you can just change the speed for a while.
If it keep opening the building menu, press escape then back to the game again
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1.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. März
The Guild II Renaissance is currently on sale for around 2 USD. For that price you can probably afford the risk if you think this kind of game matches your game preferences. Be aware though that this game is single-player only. The original, The Guild Gold Edition, is currently on sale for the same price, and that one is multi-player. I don't own the Steam edition of the original, but I do remember it being really good multi-player entertainment.

Edit: A kind reader left a notice that actually The Guild II Renaissance do have LAN support for multi-player games. You can for instance use Hamachi or similar software to play it with friends.
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16.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 19. März
A flawed yet great game that blends the control of The Sims with an economy, politics, sabotage, assasination and fighting in general without wetting your pants every five seconds (For clarification your people don't eat, poop, and sleep. You control when they work, what they work on, who they marry ect), all set in the rennaisance era of Sweden, Denmark and Germany (Or the Hanse).

Start a bandit camp and put tolls on the roads.
Run a hospital and sell your medicine.
Open a blacksmith's shop and make "Only the finest weapons and armor".
Run for mayor and control what happens in your town.
Weave cloth, make bricks, mix dyes, run an inn or pub, farm, mine or log.
Smuggle, extort, bribe, murder and sabotage to remove your opposition and make yourself rich.

Though it does have its flaws, the starting splash movie is glitchy and freezes the game before it can start, requireing you to alt tab to make it un-freeze, multiplayer is a tad broken with you having to download a third party client (Tunngle for instance) to be able to use it, and even then desync is very common. Plus multiple other small bugs.

In all though, I give it a 7/10 and I recommend it to anyone.
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51.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 12. April
♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥ up as a gangster shop owner.
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