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Lords of the Realm II

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LordsOfRealm2.toast_.sit (408.57 MB)
MD5: 8b562bb842176a6bb9ea9548825b9c72
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
Emulation
This game works with: SheepShaver,

The game takes place in a medieval setting, with rulers of several counties warring for the right to be king of the land. Players grow crops, accumulate resources, manufacture weapons, manage armies, build and lay siege to castles, and attempt to conquer their enemies.

Lords of the Realm II is very different from many medieval strategy games. The game has a strong medieval feel, but it is historically based. There is no magic, and unlike many strategy games, it has no technology tree. Perhaps its most remarkable feature is the need to carefully manage food, population and happiness levels in order to build population levels whilst avoiding Malthusian meltdowns. The large number of both random and player-generated events that can affect province happiness provides an almost constant level of challenge for the player, which is part of the reason the game is regarded as a classic by many players.

There are two major game types that the developers merged into a successful hybrid. The first is turn-based resource management. Players grow crops, accumulate resources, manufacture weapons, manage armies, build and lay siege to castles, and attempt to conquer their enemies. The battles are real time, with players able to control units individually or in group formations. Players may also allow the computer to calculate the outcome of the battle.

Compared to the original, Lords of the Realm II is much more robust, with better graphics and music, and an improved management system.

Compatibility
Architecture: 68k PPC

Mac OS 7.5 required.

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IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2018, March 20 - 9:08pm

Looks like the text on the compatibility field is outdated & also, the Mega link seems empty...

What a shame on me, according to the revisions, it was me replacing the splitted files, making the "Archived as a segmented stuffed Toast image." note deprecated, four years ago.

MacTouch's picture
by MacTouch - 2018, March 19 - 4:58pm

Looks like the text on the compatibility field is outdated & also, the Mega link seems empty...

ameath's picture
by ameath - 2017, February 7 - 2:40pm

I have the Lords Royal Collection and can confirm that there is no need to upload another copy. The only difference with the CD in the collection is that it contains a demo of Caesar II along with LOTR 2 and the siege pack content.

The image here also has the siege pack, and the Read Me file is dated September 1997 just like my disc. I assume that means the original release for the Macintosh must have included the siege pack content as well (given it was released a year after the PC version).

Incidentally, only one disc in the collection is for the Macintosh. The other three are for DOS and Windows 95 and contain various versions of LOTR 1 & 2 for those systems.

Kitchen2010's picture
by Kitchen2010 - 2016, September 17 - 6:28pm

An upload of the complete series is always welcome! Wink

Veneteaou's picture
by Veneteaou - 2016, September 16 - 11:51pm
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Back in the day, I bought the Lords Royal Collection, which included I and II, as well as the Lords II Siege Pack which included a bunch of real-world castles re-created for RTS battles.

Does anybody know if this download here already includes the Seige Pack, or should I wrap my version up and upload it?

Temporary Joe's picture
by Temporary Joe - 2012, March 15 - 4:33am

This MAY have been a game I've seen my cousins play a long time ago. Well done!

TataMisia's picture
by TataMisia - 2011, January 12 - 2:08pm

Very good game, thanks!

DPX's picture
by DPX - 2011, January 12 - 2:14am

Thanks for the upload. I'm having some trouble running it on Sheepshaver, though. I've gotten it all installed, but the intro movies don't work and the AI player never completes his turn (so the game gets "stuck" very early on). Anybody have tips? I'm tantalizingly close to being able to play it.

amatecha's picture
by amatecha - 2010, March 16 - 11:08am

pretty fun game, good music too. My friend and I were thoroughly surprised to find a Mac CD in his box for his game. He literally gave me the CD since he knew he would never need it. I still have it, if the above copy ever gets deleted.

HughMungus's picture
by HughMungus - 2009, December 6 - 5:58pm

wow, wanted to play this for years-many thanks!