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March 3rd, 2008, 22:03
I Stumbled upon something accidentally while browsing throught some stuff about dwarf fortress.

http://www.mobygames.com/game/window…sy-kingdom-sim
http://www.mobygames.com/game-group/majesty-series

Damn that looks good. I can't believe I've never even heard about that game.
Anyone played it? Where can I get it?
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March 3rd, 2008, 22:17
It was awhile since I've played the game, but trust me its good, if not great.
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March 3rd, 2008, 22:26
It's a good game… I had a lot of fun with it when it came out, though I never finished it. I'm just no good at that type of game… and I eventually get frustrated and quit…

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March 3rd, 2008, 22:49
Great stuff! Even better, there's a Linux version.
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March 3rd, 2008, 22:59
It's a game I purchased years ago. I might even find the cd on a shelf somewhere. I would say it's a «good» game. It's fun, just a little too shallow imo to be a «great» game.
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March 3rd, 2008, 23:29
The game is very good. The game plus the expansion pack is exceptional. It's a shame that Cyberlore never got the chance to do Majesty 2. They had a huge developer presence on their forums and actually seemed to listen to the requests of the players. It's RTS, but I never got the "overwhelmed" feeling of most RTS games I've played.

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March 4th, 2008, 19:27
It's a nice game. Even good. It's not a standart RTS - since most RTS are about troop control, and Majesty has non of that. It's more of a simulation.

I always thought that work had begun on a sequel, and I think I've seen even some screens somewhere.
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March 4th, 2008, 19:56
dteowner: Paradox Interactive acquired the brand/IP last year and stated their intention of creating "a portfolio under the Majesty brand", so you will probably see a sequel in a year or two.

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March 4th, 2008, 20:33
Youre missing out if youve never played majesty imHo ='.'=
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March 5th, 2008, 03:26
Originally Posted by KazikluBey View Post
dteowner: Paradox Interactive acquired the brand/IP last year and stated their intention of creating "a portfolio under the Majesty brand", so you will probably see a sequel in a year or two.
That's very good news. Thanks for letting me know!

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March 5th, 2008, 11:45
They just brand new re-released it here in Germany in a DVD box for 10 Euros, I noticed to my great surprise (Saturn electronics chain).

A "Gold" version was - as far as I know - never released at the German market. At least I've never seen it.

So I just hope that this new re-release contains the expansion.

Sadly, it (the old release) won't run with my graphics card somehow, but the demo nevertheless does. Strange.

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March 7th, 2008, 02:50
Love Majesty and it's Kayla's favourite game ever. She must have hundreds (thousands? of hours in it).

Looking forward to Paradox' vision.

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March 7th, 2008, 09:26
Sounds like I was right about this game.
I'm gonna need to get it somehow.

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March 7th, 2008, 19:09
You guys do know that it's available from Gamersgate.com, right?
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March 7th, 2008, 20:47
Make sure that you get the Northern Expansion too, they both come in the Gold edition
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April 19th, 2008, 01:36
Majesty 2 has been announced.

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April 19th, 2008, 01:52
Great news! I must admit to being a little concerned about this part:
"Majesty 2 – The Fantasy Kingdom Sim will focus on reinventing many aspects of the original game"
Seems like most of the time "reinventing" means "screwing up" or "mainstreaming".

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April 19th, 2008, 02:12
Who knows? Given Paradox's record I would be inclined to give them the benefit of the doubt until further details arise, though.

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April 19th, 2008, 04:07
Paradox makes some pretty niche sims. I think its safe from 'mainstreaming', 'screwing up' is always a risk though.
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April 19th, 2008, 08:15
Whoa. Thanks for the heads up Kazik. Great news.
Actually, I just bought the Majesty Gold edition for the first game.
A cheap jewelcase re-release but still!


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