Immergiti nel cuore delle battaglie e degli intrighi fra le Case che si contendono il Regno di Westeros e tienti stretto il Trono di Ferro a qualunque costo.
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"A Game of Thrones - Genesis" ti farà immergere nel cuore delle battaglie e degli intrighi fra le Case che si contendono il Regno di Westeros. Dall'arrivo di Nymeria nel regno del Dorne fino al risveglio degli Estranei al di là della Barriera, rivivrai le origini della saga di "A Game of Thrones" attraverso più di 1000 anni di storia, parteciperai agli episodi salienti della fondazione di Westeros e alle battaglie più importanti.
In questo appassionante gioco di strategia non è detto che la vittoria dipenda necessariamente dalla forza bruta. Puoi scegliere un approccio militare e assediare gli avversari, oppure strangolarli in una guerra economica o addirittura utilizzare i più sporchi trucchi e la fine diplomazia per riuscire a sconfiggerli politicamente. Tradimenti e inganni si nascondono ovunque e possono essere molto più efficaci del più forte esercito. Fai attenzione e agisci senza pietà se vuoi continuare a sedere sul Trono di Ferro.

Caratteristiche Principali:

  • Videogioco tratto dalla serie di romanzi fantasy "Cronache del ghiaccio e del fuoco" di George R.R. Martin.
  • Un entusiasmante e intenso gioco di strategia, diplomazia e politica.
  • Scopri le origini dell'universo del Trono di Ferro nella modalità Storia e partecipa alle più importanti battaglie che hanno portato alla formazione di Westeros.
  • Gioca contro un massimo di 7 giocatori nella modalità Multigiocatore. Stringi alleanze, viola i patti, usa la più fine tattica militare e distruggi tutti i tuoi avversari!

Requisiti di sistema

    • Sistema Operativo: Windows XP SP2 / Vista SP1 / Windows 7
    • Processore: AMD / Intel Dual-Core a 2.2 GHZ
    • RAM: 1024 MB (XP) / 2048 MB (VISTA / 7)
    • Scheda Video: 256 MB di VRAM, 100% Compatibile con DirectX 9 e Shaders 3.0. ATI Radeon X1600 XT / Intel HD / NVidia GeForce 6600 GT o superiore
    • DirectX®: 9
    • Hard Disk: 10 GB
    • Scheda Audio: Compatibile con DirectX 9
    • Internet: Connessione ad Internet necessaria per giocare online e per l'attivazione del gioco
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1 persone su 1 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
6.5 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 15 gennaio
Un gioco del tutto non giocabile, con meccaniche non ottimizzate e una storia del tutto irrisoria.
Leggetevi i libri è meglio e vi divertirete di più
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44 persone su 48 (92%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
124.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 5 agosto 2014
This game is just the name and nothing else. Basically is just a strategy game with no strategy at all, just a bunch of units of deception, politics and intrigue that doesn't feel coherent or well integrated into the game but awkward and forced.

The game forces you to constantly check the status of your alliances, your secret agreements, the enemy's secret agreements with your allies, the protection of your units (you even have to assign bodyguards to farmers because they're a yummy target for assassins), the vulnerable strategic units of your enemies like envoys, spies, brides, rebels and other assassins to send even more assassins after them. And all of that with one single purpose: making and keeping as many alliances as possible while trying to destroy as many as possible alliances of your enemies while producing enough food and gold to bring armies to the table.

And for a military based game battles are very simple: just send as many soldiers as you can, no others plan needed.

The mechanics of the game are just too complicated to be a game that worths paying for it.
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12 persone su 15 (80%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
0.6 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 24 dicembre 2014
Genre - Fantasy Strategy Game
Sounds great, plays awful. If you are a fan of the series invest in the new Telltale Game or the older RPG, they are actually good examples of their genre. This game plays a bit like an elaborate rock, paper, scissors and I could not get into it I'm afraid. The units and characters are generic tropes and could be set in any universe, the link to GoT is tenuous at best. A rather disappointing use of the License.
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6 persone su 9 (67%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
17.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 3 novembre 2014
A fun little juant through the broad strokes of pre-book era Westerosi history. A fun little game, but certainly not a deep and strategic RTS, more of a set-piece manager- moving specially skilled units around to build and maintain alliances is the heart of it, with actual declared war working in a very similar mechanic. Still, depsite the simplistic and somewhat sophmoric gameplay, the game shines with great lore and setting, and should reward loyal fans of the Books and Show.
Make sure you get this on sale, it is certainly not worth a full retail price, offering low replay and a 12 hour or so campaign. Someone looking for a more deep and strategic RTS experince in the GoT world would want to check out the great mods for Civ5 and CKII. The former is a world class standard and far better for war and battle while the latter offers an immersive strategic experience in the delicacies of politics, marriage, and subterfuge. Game of Thrones: Genesis attempts both but really only succeeds in atmosphere. Remember that Halo RTS? Like that, except Game of Thrones and far less exciting.
In summary:
- good graphics and polish
- rewards fans of the lore
- simplistic & arcadey RTS gameplay
- no real depth to game beyond faction "unique" units
- campaign is fun and short
- low replayability
- not a serious RTS
- still a fun little game for fans, if bought for a low sale price
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12 persone su 21 (57%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
0.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 24 ottobre 2014
I love strategies, of all kinds, I really do. I cherish different approaches, they are like light in the dark.
And I don't think Cyanide made a bad game. No, I guess it's ok. Not standart, but works fine.
It's just weak me who don't want to kill noble women on daily basis, to get political advantages, like tutorial advises to. I'm not ready for this game. Maybe later, when I will lose any hope in humanity, like J. Martin did long time ago.
7/10 killed heroes.
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2 persone su 2 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
22.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 9 ottobre 2014
It had so much potential. There are a lot of new game mechanics that are really interesting. The whole economy of the game is completely different from anything else in any other game.

But it was all just so horribly slopped together. Large parts of the campaign are unplayable. All of the stories that everyone wanted to hear about were rushed into place. The campaign sizes themselves are very inconsistent in size. It's a shame George RR Martin had to put his name on this game, because it is awful.
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2 persone su 2 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
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12.6 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 23 dicembre 2014
Jeez, what a sack of siht. I mean, I really can't say anything more about this train wreck. Taking a fantastic opportunity like this and just smearing dirt all over it. Seriously, just go and get a mod for another better executed stratergy game. Barely any differance in factions and the gameplay just feels repetitive
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4 persone su 6 (67%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
3.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 17 agosto 2014
Worst strategy game ever made. It would take all day to explain how much I hate this game. It was nothing but a cash grab, game of thrones as far as games go... is a dead end. No studio is taking it seriously and the owners of the IP and just trying to ride the cash cow instead of worrying about their franchise long term.

Do not play this game.
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1 persone su 1 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
31.6 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 5 gennaio
This game is creative and full of good ideas. It introduces a nice system of spies assassins diplomates and secret alliences. There are suductions and sabatages and bribes and double agents.

Unfortunatly the game is horribly executed.

The game pace is to quick for its own good. It gives no time to observe the actions of potential traitors or plan alliences the best strategy is just to spend the extra money and go for everyone.

But the final blow is the military side of the game.

War gets declared and all the best mechanies of the go away and it becomes a build, build build charge game with a lack of strategy. Additionally raiders and assassins are so cheap that they are the only units worth getting. Why bother spying or bribing when you can assassinate everyone with half the effort.

This game had so much potential which is why it is so disappointing.
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4 persone su 7 (57%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
3.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 15 agosto 2014
I can't believe I paid full price for this game when it came out. What a dumb move.

This is basically a prettied-up phone game, with no redeeming qualities.
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3 persone su 6 (50%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
0.8 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 24 dicembre 2014
Just bad
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122 persone su 131 (93%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
10.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 9 aprile 2014
It has been a long time since I had last played a game like this. The type of game you'd label "A Shameless Cash in."

With the fourth season of Game of Thrones hitting the air, you might feel inspired to do your own bit of dynastic warfare. I am here to stop you. Whatever you do; you don't want to spend a penny on this pile of refuse. Game of Thrones Genesis is a broken and convoluted mess. It has some nice ideas, but pretty much everything stop it from working as it should.

Game of Thrones Genesis is a Real Time Strategy game, but it has a twist. Instead of building units and testing your tactics against your opponents you are now in the business of building alliances and brokering treaties between the many colourful houses of Westeros. The goal is out out-prestiege your opponent. You achieve this by earning money, maintaining alliances with towns and castles, eliminating prominent enemy units, uncovering your enemies' ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ sons, and upholding the faith. To accomplish this you employ the services of assassins, envoys, rouges, spies and even your own daughters to break or make allegiences. If you think that this sounds pretty cool then you are sadly mistaken. The system is a micromanagement nightmare. It is impossible to see what you need to do, because each unit is highly specialised. Even your random highwayman can't just be told to kill the enemy envoy. You need another unit for that. To make matters worse, everything is tiny. Even my HD screen is too small to even give me a remote chance to properly click on the one unit I need.

When all else fails you can always resort to war. War is an utter joke. Declaring war will deduct points from your prestige, so you need to trick your enemy into declaring war on you. What AI that cannot even walk from end of the map to the other without burrowing through a mountain is going to take your bait? War cannot be waged with your regular security units. Oh no, you need armies; special units that need food to function. Food is a resource that is advertised in the game as much as Sarin gas is advertised as a nice party trick on children's tv programming. You need to put peasants to work the field. However, both the peasants and the fields are hidden in the horrible interface and the unsightly map textures respectively. The army units then are supposed to work with a rock-paper-scissors system, but it doesn't. You're lucky if your army even goes to where you ask it to go.

Just when you thought you had seen it all the crapshoot AI comes in. The campaign is joke. It tells the origin story of Westeros and the Iron Throne. You begin as the Martells and shortly after you play as the Targaryans to subjugate the entire continent. Only to lose it the inevitable alliance of Stark, Lannister and Baratheon in the endgame, followed by a little bit of 'What if' up at the wall. The problem is the crapshoot AI. The moment you start the stage the AI makes it move and beats you. The only way to win is by trial and error. Find out what the AI does, counter it in the first minute, and move from there. The AI will just keep on trying to do what it was going to do, but will fail forever. It is both lame and boring. What's the point of playing a Game of Thrones if there isn't even a real game to play.

Don't buy this game. Avoid it like the plague. Put it in chains, drag it up to the wall, send it north, dump a couldron of gold on it, bury it in soft peat and finally recycle it as firelighters to burn the box it came in.
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89 persone su 107 (83%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
0.9 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 16 giugno 2014
This game was not what I was expecting at all. It was more like a fast paced board game than the sort of resource management and strategy game I thought it would be. I can't fault it for not being like the Total War games, which I was thinking it was, but I can fault it for not being particularly fun. As far as I can see from playing the tutorial and the first level, you basically run around with envoys and spies trying to keep alliances with towns while your opponents ruin your alliances and make their own. It can get a little hectic keeping up with all of that going on, while also trying to get some food or money together to make an army.

You don't build structures in this game, they already exist on the map. What you do is build units, which will carry out certain tasks like assassinations and spying. The goal is to build alliances with nearby towns and castles to keep yourself stronger and richer than your enemies. You do this to collect prestige points, which determine the winner of the map. The combat in this game is not at all exciting, since your armies will consist of around 8 little guys that will hack at the other side's armies until one team is dead. You don't really want to declare war too often anyway, since it will cost you prestige points. So you want to convince the other guy to declare war, and then spend some time chasing around his units to destroy them, all while chasing his envoys with yours so that you can keep them from stealing your alliances.

The graphics are decent but not particularly impressive. The music is standard fantasy fare. Not memorable, but not bad either.

It's just not as impressives as I was hoping for, and I think I only gave it the time I did because of the GoT license. It does go back a ways to give you a taste of some of the origins of the great houses of Westeros, but I felt like the license was not important to the gameplay. It was like playing a licensed version of Monopoly, wherein the lore of GoT only ran skin deep. Overall I could not recommend this title.

Grade: D
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48 persone su 51 (94%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
21.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 22 giugno 2014
This game is rough. It has some interesting ideas about how to do video game diplomacy and intrigue, but those ideas are undeveloped, and make the interaction between the houses of Westeros feel like the mere shuffling around of RTS game pieces. It does have an admirable commitment to the series lore, but to get to the lore, you have to play through a dreary campaign which includes frustrating escort missions. You can control a Targaryen dragon, and it feels pretty powerful, but the actual mechanics of doing so are excessively "gamey" (your dragon has a recharge time, making it less a creature of legend and more of an occasional special ability).

The presentation of the game is subpar, with a lot of tiny details that are just "off" enough to pull me out of the experience. And the RTS mechanics are a bit undercooked - there's not a lot of unit diversity (or distinctiveness to the units that exist) and the tech tree, such as it is, is mediocre. The most interesting part of the game is the specialized intrigue and diplomatic units, and even then, I find the challenge of not knowing which alliances are real or which units are loyal to be more of a test of mental endurance than a genuine political-style puzzle.

The game is not entirely without merit, but I would not recommend buying it without first seriously lowering your expectations.
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85 persone su 116 (73%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
17.7 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 27 novembre 2013
7/10
A great game if you read the books. NOT for the casual fan.
I'm sorry if that sounds a little snobbish, but this game is deep in the lore of Westeros, your campaign starts before the Iron throne was even an idea. The history which Arya and Danaerys are determined to honour is right here, and what a tangled web it is.
This is a great game, but demanding, with spies and agents under every rock, castle and farm creating the atmosphere.
You need a hell of an attention span, a dozen extra pairs of eyes, and a mind as twisted as the imp or Littlefinger to even attempt this one. An RTS where you don't know which assets you truly control until it's too late. You will be stabbed in the back repeatedly by lords who swore allegiance to you, but so will your enemies!
If you think you have what it takes to bribe, murder and betray your way to the top, bring it on.
I warn you though:

When you play the Game of Thrones you win or you die!
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43 persone su 52 (83%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
6.0 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 2 dicembre 2013
Being a massive fan of the book series and television show, I bought this game the day it was released. It has gone down in history as one of my most regretted gaming purchases. Cyanide's A Game of Thrones - Genesis is a messily designed, technically janky game that I wouldn't recommend to any besides the die-hard fan, who isn't reading this review anyway.

The game is essentially a virtual board game, in which you send one of a few kinds of units around a map in order to maintain control of them. It's largely tedious and frustrating. You can do this in a story campaign, which gives you small maps and half-thematic objectives. I didn't make it far into this story and wouldn't recommend you do so. Much more tolerable if not actually enjoyable is the multiplayer mode, in which you select a larger portion of Westeros to fight over with computer or human opponents. Though I very much doubt you will find human opponents online at this point. The gameplay in the multiplayer mode is slightly more interesting, with a few more kinds of units and actions you can take.

To be frank, Genesis seems like a game designed with bullet points in mind. Marketing materials might say you can marry off your noble daughter to an enemy to cement an uneasy alliance, or send an agent to infiltrate the enemy AS an enemy agent, and then turn him when the enemy thinks he's hurting you with that double agent. Both of these are true, but these mechanics are very shallow and there are only a few of them.

In the end Genesis will likely leave you wanting, as a fan of Martin's world. I might recommend instead the actual board game from Fantasy Flight Games, or the Crusader Kings 2 conversion mod. Sadly, an amateur game modification is vastly superior and better supported than this official game.
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41 persone su 52 (79%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
1.6 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 15 dicembre 2013
A Game of Thrones - Genesis is a "boardgame" style strategy game with real-time-strategy elements. It's a simple concept: you begin with a "home base" and slowly expand your empire. But that is where simplicity ends: expanding your empire is accomplished principally by winning the loyalty of neighboring towns and castles with diplomatic envoys. The more towns that are loyal to you, the more income you have, and income will help you produce more units.

Then, you will need to create some spy rings in enemy cities, subdue spies in your own cities, assassinate nobles, and other nefarious acts in order to succeed. You can even have the enemy create and command units that he thinks are working for him, but are actually working for you. It is the most layered, deep espionage system I have ever seen in a game (think Civ4 times 15). That being said, I also feel that the game is too deep for an RTS, playing strategically requires a bit of deep thought and I felt intimidated about having to think faster than my opponent, rather than being able to take my time and press "end turn" like in Civilization or Master of Orion.

Here is most of the game's complexity in a nutshell: envoys create alliances, spies ruin alliances, nobles create blood alliances, assassins ruin blood alliances, guards block towns from assassins, spies and assassins working together can circumvent guards. Spies can reveal hidden enemy units, because about 90% of the units in the game are visible only to the player who controls them. They are on a generous "stealth timer" when in enemy territory.


The Good

* Great interface, smooth controls.

* A game so deep that it could never be released on anything but PC.

* The game is very well suited for multiplayer matches with a friend.

* It is kind of fun to learn, but I assume you cannot truly appreciate it until you have mastered the basics (which I was never able to do.)

* Lots of achievements to unlock.

* High skill ceiling.

The Bad

* Long load times

* Expensive pricetag, the game would be a fair buy at $10, but not $20.

* Very little connection to the A Game of Thrones series that we know and love, except for the Lannisters are all jerks and killed me in my first match.

* The game might be too complex for many people. I don't want you to confuse "complex" with "strategic." There are times when things are needlessly complex.

* Some small problems with the tutorial. It will direct you to "look at the map in the lower right corner," when the map is actually in the lower left. Also, the "back" button does absolutely nothing in the tutorial's dialogue boxes.

* High-learning curve.

* The game is not friendly to colorblind players. The fog of war is just a b&w version of the map, but it's very difficult to differentiate between the colored (visible) parts of the map and the b&w (fog of war) parts of the map, especially in snowy areas. If you are colorblind, you will go mad if you try to play as the Starks.

* The battle animations are, well, terrible - but I'd rather have bad animations than bugs. Additionally, although war is a large aspect of the game, 90% of the game is the espionage that happens before the war.

The Ugly

* Uses TAGES DRM. (5 machine installation limit).

The Verdict

If you are looking for an ultra-deep strategy game, pick this up. If you are new to 4X games, I would suggest waiting for it to go on sale for >49%, as the game is really hard to appreciate if you aren't already intimately familiar with its genre.


I'd be happy to answer any other questions that you may have, just message me.
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51 persone su 70 (73%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
4.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 27 dicembre 2013
I give it a 4 out of 10, because while it does make some reference to the novels,
the gameplay and graphics are horrible...
The graphics remind me of Age of Empires II which came out almost 10 years ago.
The whole game is an attempt to rip off the growing fan-base of the series...
DO NOT BUY THIS GAME!
No matter how good the sale is, it is a waste of money and time.
If you like games with simple graphics that are absolutely not fun or enjoyable,
then by all means, waste your life playing A Game of Thrones: Genesis.
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37 persone su 47 (79%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
0.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 10 febbraio 2014
Ever wanted to play a decent strategy game set in the world of Game of Thrones? Me too. Unfortunately, there is none so far.
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21 persone su 24 (88%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
8.3 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 23 dicembre 2013
I'd feel sorry for writing this if I thought anyone put serious effort into this game, but I have no evidence of that.

I'll put it plain: Don't buy this crap. This is not worth your money. It barely counts as Game of Thrones, and I don't know why they put the word Genesis on there (I don't think it means what they think it means.) It's a generic, limited, poorly articulated strategy game that tries to pass pointless tedium as politics and intrigue. Its campaign has nothing to show for itself and I'd apologize to whoever I roped into playing it multiplayer.

If you truly want to have a Game of Thrones gaming experience, check out the Game of Thrones mod for Crusader Kings II. I think the current version requires some DLC to function properly but I assure you, it's worth it. For a free modification of an already-good game, it has a thousand times more complexity and good design put into it than Genesis.

If at any point you see another review of mine that says "I can think of worse games", I'm thinking of this.
Do. Not. Buy.
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