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Souhrn:
Kladné (26 recenzí) - 92% z 26 uživatelů ohodnotilo tuto hru kladně.
Datum vydání: 6. lis. 2001

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Balíčky obsahující tuto hru

Zakoupit Kohan Warchest

Obsahuje následující položky (celkem 3): Kohan II: Kings of War, Kohan: Ahriman's Gift, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns

 

Informace o hře

Kohan: Ahriman’s Gift, awarded “Strategy Game of the Year” by Computer Gaming World, is a real-time strategy game set in the fantasy world of Khaldun. Built on the award-winning Kohan:Immortal Sovereigns gameplay, Ahriman’s Gift is the stand-alone prequel to Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns. Experience the world of Khaldun from a whole new perspective: evil. Lead armies of Shadowbeasts and Undead as you ravage the countryside, driving all enemies before you. Ahriman’s Gift not only provides new campaigns and improved artificial intelligence, but also introduces dozens of new heroes and units to control.

Key features:

  • Two new political factions and two new independent races.
  • A single player campaign mission
  • 5 campaigns to explore and conquer and an additional 40 custom designed maps, including several official Tournament maps.
  • Robust multiplayer support for up to 8 players.
  • Random map generator and map editors to custom make your own Deathmatch, Scenario, and Campaign maps.
  • Over 90 beautifully detailed units and over 70 different heroes.
  • Over 100 spells and over 75 technologies that will enhance your strategy.
  • 30 different AI players challenge you with various styles of play.
  • Seven different game types (including Bloodbath and King of the Hill).

Systémové požadavky

    • OS: Windows 9x/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7
    • Processor: Pentium II (or equivalent) 233MHz
    • Memory: 64MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0b
    • DirectX®: DirectX 7.0 Compatible Video Card with 4 MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive: 150MB
    • Sound: Direct sound Compatible Card
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Kladné (26 recenzí)
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Hayken8934
( 104.7 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 1. března
Kohan was one of the best online strategy games I had played with a great group of players who enjoyed each others company. I was part of a clan called HC, not the biggest but we had a great time giving the veteran players a run for their money ^.^. Still play it from time to time so anyone who does and remembers the HC clan feel free to add me on steam
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Epistemophiliac
( 18.9 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 19. ledna
Amazing old game - but defacto near impossible to play anymore... If you have Windows 10 and run it in compatibility mode, single player seems somewhat stable - but multiplayer is toast (not just GameSpy but even direct connect).

Bottom line - if you have an older PC and just want to play solo - give the game a shot on sale - well worth it, I have probably hundreds of hours on this game before it even made it to Steam. If you want to play Multiplayer or have Windows 10 - it's probably better to find an old Command & Conqueor.
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lesslucid
( 3.3 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 14. listopadu 2015
I recommend this with a proviso. It was a great game when it came out Lo These Many Years Ago, and it's still a great game and a wonderful piece of design. There also isn't really a modern equivalent which does the same things. However, on Win8 (and possibly other moderns OSs) it's quite glitchy and suffers from strange slowdowns which make it, if not unplayable, rather less fun than it could be. So, modern buyers beware.
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Oxrock
( 19.3 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 9. března 2015
The best RTS of all tim
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ubermenchen
( 13.3 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 25. ledna 2015
One of the best rts out there . Ahriman's gift is a upgraded ( map size and a few units ) Immortal Sovereigns.
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Telarian
( 18.2 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 8. ledna 2015
I just love this game. I've never actually written anything on a game before. This game makes me want to do so.
It's cheap and amazing. The fact that the graphics are a little old doesn't deter me at all.
Do I wish they were better? Yes.
Is it far less important than the amazing game play? Yes.

LAN games of this make me very happy.
Helpful? Ano Ne Vtipná
Vitesse
( 20.3 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 20. prosince 2014
Great game, used to play this back in 2001-ish; glad to see it return on Steam :)
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Hundred-Man Guts
( 6.2 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 6. listopadu 2014
An amazing unrecognized innovation in the rts/grand strategy genre. Part of a golden age of the last generation of pc strategy games when the 2d formula had been refined refined and innovation was the order of the day. For some unfortunate reason these wonderful games had mixed results in the next generation, think Stronghold, Empire Earth, Kohan 2, etc.

Simplified but good resource and city management, very refined squad level controls with a fully functional experience, moral, and terrain system. Enough rpg elements to make things customizable but not too involved or important to distract you from the larger strategic picture. Wonderful classic pc fantasy style graphics. One of the features that still impresses me about this game today is that you can play on huge maps with tons of other players on a robust random map generator, this makes almost every game feel unique. Lots of factions and ways to play the game, if you are enjoy strategy games at all, pick this one up.
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Kalis
( 5.6 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 24. srpna 2014
A game that was released back in 2001, yet still has people going back to play (in fact, there is still a small but active MP community which still plays this game!)
That alone says how good of an RTS it is.

In fact, it amazes me that no RTS has been released since that combines what Kohan does (although the Dawn of War series comes close, it was a lot more about micromanaging battes and how fast you can click to activate special abilities).

Key concepts:
- city management, and the cities generate all your resources
- company based combat structure, where companies can heal back to full health over time (as long as even 1 unit survives and returns to your bases).
- companies and heroes both level up and become more powerful and stronger
- once units enter combat, you not longer have control of the unit (barring retreat and rout). This severely reduces the effect of "microing" (clicking like a madman). It also makes battle tactics like flanking to kill enemy support units much deadlier.

If there's one con to this game, it's that it has a default resolution and doesn't support widescreen (stretches out the images, making them look ugly).
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Cocaine Milkshake
( 1.0 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 3. července 2014
I wanted to play an old classic but this is not what it seems. I simply cannot get the game to work on my monitor. The resolution requriments are so off-the wall that I can no longer run the game anywhere above 3 frames per second. It's unplayable for me. Be careful if you are looking to buy this game on anything at or above windows 7. This game is best played on windows xp or an older operating system. Now I am sad.
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Techies picker
( 52.8 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 20. června 2014
GOG
Good Old Game
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camelotcrusade
( 13.2 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 26. ledna 2014
KAG is my favorite RTS. I've been playing it since it came out in 2001 and only recently downloaded the Steam version to connect with friends who had lost their CDs (I have one signed by the devs... I know, I'm a KAG geek).

It has some of the most dynamic AI and gameplay of its day, and games never feel old to me no matter how many times I play them. I really enjoy the company dynamics, the presence of techs, and the way you can create your own units, maps, and AIs to customize the game to your taste (look up KMod if you're interested). In fact, my partner and I have created 7 epic campaigns that we play all the time, each featuring different Kohan and types of challenges. Tinkering with AIs is also great fun (look for The Awakening fan site to download tons).

Anyway, I recommend KAG if you like retro games and want to try something different. Have fun!
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=OF=Devolve_or_DIE
( 106.5 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 28. prosince 2013
Great time sink, An old game that plays great and still gets me happy inside....but the AI cheats BRUTALLY.
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speedstertyme
( 15.2 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 14. prosince 2013
If you're a fan of RTS games this one is a doozy. It is a nice break from the regular population limit and generating resources model and instead you create companies and use cities to generate + or - levels of a resource. Companies and outposts cost resource levels and if you go negative you lose gold over time. With the addition of heroes and leveling and varied units it's certainly worth your time.
Helpful? Ano Ne Vtipná
ladenedge
( 1,217.9 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 14. září 2013
What is it about this game that makes it so good? The random maps? The squad-based controls? The RPG elements? The city-building component? Micromanagement that's fun and not overwhelming? Good co-op play?

I'm not sure. But I can't get enough of it.
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EviLore
( 14.9 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 27. ledna 2013
Best RTS of all time.
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Electronik
( 109.1 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 3. ledna 2013
Good add-on. But, sadly, not much of new sprites for units...
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[ETS] Foxfire
( 28.3 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 5. listopadu 2012
Play it!!!
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Aimis
( 37.1 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 11. září 2012
I play it on hard and fights are almost nonstop, there is no time to rest.
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Soulsick
( 4.7 hodin celkem )
Přidáno: 26. ledna 2012
Brilliant RTS with innovative strategy rules.
If you want fast combat, this isn't it. This is the thinking man's RTS.
Helpful? Ano Ne Vtipná
Nejužitečnější recenze  Za posledních 90 dní
2 z 2 osob (100%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
104.7 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 1. března
Kohan was one of the best online strategy games I had played with a great group of players who enjoyed each others company. I was part of a clan called HC, not the biggest but we had a great time giving the veteran players a run for their money ^.^. Still play it from time to time so anyone who does and remembers the HC clan feel free to add me on steam
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Nejužitečnější recenze  Za posledních 180 dní
4 z 4 osob (100%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
3.3 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 14. listopadu 2015
I recommend this with a proviso. It was a great game when it came out Lo These Many Years Ago, and it's still a great game and a wonderful piece of design. There also isn't really a modern equivalent which does the same things. However, on Win8 (and possibly other moderns OSs) it's quite glitchy and suffers from strange slowdowns which make it, if not unplayable, rather less fun than it could be. So, modern buyers beware.
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Nejužitečnější recenze  Celkově
18 z 18 osob (100%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
15.2 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 14. prosince 2013
If you're a fan of RTS games this one is a doozy. It is a nice break from the regular population limit and generating resources model and instead you create companies and use cities to generate + or - levels of a resource. Companies and outposts cost resource levels and if you go negative you lose gold over time. With the addition of heroes and leveling and varied units it's certainly worth your time.
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13 z 15 osob (87%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
14.9 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 27. ledna 2013
Best RTS of all time.
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10 z 11 osob (91%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
13.2 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 26. ledna 2014
KAG is my favorite RTS. I've been playing it since it came out in 2001 and only recently downloaded the Steam version to connect with friends who had lost their CDs (I have one signed by the devs... I know, I'm a KAG geek).

It has some of the most dynamic AI and gameplay of its day, and games never feel old to me no matter how many times I play them. I really enjoy the company dynamics, the presence of techs, and the way you can create your own units, maps, and AIs to customize the game to your taste (look up KMod if you're interested). In fact, my partner and I have created 7 epic campaigns that we play all the time, each featuring different Kohan and types of challenges. Tinkering with AIs is also great fun (look for The Awakening fan site to download tons).

Anyway, I recommend KAG if you like retro games and want to try something different. Have fun!
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3 z 3 osob (100%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
1 osoba ohodnotila tuto recenzi jako vtipnou
Doporučuji
106.5 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 28. prosince 2013
Great time sink, An old game that plays great and still gets me happy inside....but the AI cheats BRUTALLY.
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4 z 5 osob (80%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
52.8 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 20. června 2014
GOG
Good Old Game
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4 z 5 osob (80%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
5.6 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 24. srpna 2014
A game that was released back in 2001, yet still has people going back to play (in fact, there is still a small but active MP community which still plays this game!)
That alone says how good of an RTS it is.

In fact, it amazes me that no RTS has been released since that combines what Kohan does (although the Dawn of War series comes close, it was a lot more about micromanaging battes and how fast you can click to activate special abilities).

Key concepts:
- city management, and the cities generate all your resources
- company based combat structure, where companies can heal back to full health over time (as long as even 1 unit survives and returns to your bases).
- companies and heroes both level up and become more powerful and stronger
- once units enter combat, you not longer have control of the unit (barring retreat and rout). This severely reduces the effect of "microing" (clicking like a madman). It also makes battle tactics like flanking to kill enemy support units much deadlier.

If there's one con to this game, it's that it has a default resolution and doesn't support widescreen (stretches out the images, making them look ugly).
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4 z 5 osob (80%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
20.3 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 20. prosince 2014
Great game, used to play this back in 2001-ish; glad to see it return on Steam :)
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4 z 5 osob (80%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
18.2 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 8. ledna 2015
I just love this game. I've never actually written anything on a game before. This game makes me want to do so.
It's cheap and amazing. The fact that the graphics are a little old doesn't deter me at all.
Do I wish they were better? Yes.
Is it far less important than the amazing game play? Yes.

LAN games of this make me very happy.
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2 z 2 osob (100%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
1 osoba ohodnotila tuto recenzi jako vtipnou
Doporučuji
28.3 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 5. listopadu 2012
Play it!!!
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2 z 2 osob (100%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
6.2 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 6. listopadu 2014
An amazing unrecognized innovation in the rts/grand strategy genre. Part of a golden age of the last generation of pc strategy games when the 2d formula had been refined refined and innovation was the order of the day. For some unfortunate reason these wonderful games had mixed results in the next generation, think Stronghold, Empire Earth, Kohan 2, etc.

Simplified but good resource and city management, very refined squad level controls with a fully functional experience, moral, and terrain system. Enough rpg elements to make things customizable but not too involved or important to distract you from the larger strategic picture. Wonderful classic pc fantasy style graphics. One of the features that still impresses me about this game today is that you can play on huge maps with tons of other players on a robust random map generator, this makes almost every game feel unique. Lots of factions and ways to play the game, if you are enjoy strategy games at all, pick this one up.
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1 z 1 osob (100%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
1,217.9 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 14. září 2013
What is it about this game that makes it so good? The random maps? The squad-based controls? The RPG elements? The city-building component? Micromanagement that's fun and not overwhelming? Good co-op play?

I'm not sure. But I can't get enough of it.
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1 z 2 osob (50%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
19.3 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 9. března 2015
The best RTS of all tim
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0 z 1 osob (0%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
Doporučuji
109.1 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 3. ledna 2013
Good add-on. But, sadly, not much of new sprites for units...
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7 z 17 osob (41%) ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako užitečnou
2 osob ohodnotilo tuto recenzi jako vtipnou
Nedoporučuji
1.0 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 3. července 2014
I wanted to play an old classic but this is not what it seems. I simply cannot get the game to work on my monitor. The resolution requriments are so off-the wall that I can no longer run the game anywhere above 3 frames per second. It's unplayable for me. Be careful if you are looking to buy this game on anything at or above windows 7. This game is best played on windows xp or an older operating system. Now I am sad.
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Doporučuji
37.1 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 11. září 2012
I play it on hard and fights are almost nonstop, there is no time to rest.
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Doporučuji
4.7 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 26. ledna 2012
Brilliant RTS with innovative strategy rules.
If you want fast combat, this isn't it. This is the thinking man's RTS.
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Doporučuji
208.2 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 7. září 2011
A truly great RTS game with a macro-scale focus.

Units are grouped into companies which must be carefully crafted, can be lead by a hero, and will stay with you throughout the game, gaining experience and so forth. Smart design calls such as stationary units gain a defensive advantage if they stay in the same spot over a long period of time, as well as the retreat/rout/morale system and zone of control means that positioning is very important in Kohan. Additionally, terrain plays a huge role, as different terrains have very large effects on combat and movement, and natural chokepoints are crucial to hold for similar reasons.

Cities are condensed into single buildings, which house a number of 'component slots' that are filled by buildings, and again the design forces careful economic planning, for instance focusing on gold income for the long-run or pumping out valuable resources such as iron to fuel a war effort. Resources in the game are not cumulative besides gold-- meaning that you are rarely encouraged to sit back and do nothing in the game.

The game also comes with several large campaigns, a random map generator, a custom scenario editor, fairly competent AI (with the ability to make your own / download them online), and extensive modding tools. There are a huge number of heroes, secret technologies and monsters to keep the game fresh game after game after game.

Besides this glowing review, I would point out two flaws:

1. A faltering online community. The game is old, and few people play anymore.

2. The game is somewhat unbalanced. While the game is usually tight, there are a few degenerate situations, and on very large maps the game is very unbalanced. However, you can play on very small maps to fix that, and much of the game imbalance can be addressed via modding; personally, I advise a mod which increases the gold penalties for going negative with your resources, as well as making resources scarcer.

Still, it is a game worth playing, and better than its successor. I hope we see a worthy sequel someday.
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Doporučuji
13.3 hodin celkem
Přidáno: 25. ledna 2015
One of the best rts out there . Ahriman's gift is a upgraded ( map size and a few units ) Immortal Sovereigns.
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