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King's Bounty: The Legend






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King's Bounty: The Legend





King’s Bounty: The Legend is an adventure RPG with tactical turn-based battles unfolding in a fairytale fantasy world of fearless knights, evil mages, wise kings and beautiful princesses.

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"King's Bounty: The Legend is superb. The AI is decent enough, the combat is great fun, and it's imaginative, varied, and hilarious. It's a game where wives and children give bonuses to your combat stats, for crying out loud, and you can match up pirates, zombies, and unicorns in a brutal battle royale." - WorthPlaying.com

"Rare are the games that have you muttering "Well, I didn't know that could happen!" after more than 30 hours, and the fact I could have written another 2000 words describing weird and wonderful moments you're best discovering for yourself is all the recommendation you should need." - Eurogamer.net

King’s Bounty: The Legend is an adventure RPG with tactical turn-based battles unfolding in a fairytale fantasy world of fearless knights, evil mages, wise kings and beautiful princesses. The player leads their character through the game world; exploring it; commanding armies in battle; and completing required and bonus quests. The game falls into two separate modes: Adventure Mode and Combat Mode. In adventure mode, the player controls the character in real-time, taking him through the adventure map seeking treasure, and completing quests. In combat mode, the player takes on the role of war chief, leading their troops through battle in a chess-like format.

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1C Company
Katauri Interactive
Strategy, Mac
1C Company
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
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Minimum Requirements


  • OS: Windows® XP/Vista™ 32-bit
  • Processor: Intel Pentium® 4 2.6 GHz or Athlon 64 +2800 (Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz or Athlon 64 +3200 recommended)
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM under XP and 2 GB RAM under Vista (2GB recommended)
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 256MB or ATI Radeon X800 256MB or better (NVIDIA GeForce 7900 512MB or ATI Radeon X1900 512MB or better recommended)
  • Sound: DirectX version 9.0c-compatible sound card
  • Hard Drive: 5.5 GB
  • DirectX®: DirectX version 9.0c (included) or higher
  • Input Devices: OS-supported keyboard and mouse


  • OS: Mac OSX 10.6 or higher
  • Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
  • Memory: 1 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 2.54 GB
  • Video Card: ATI or NVIDIA video card with at least 256Mb VRAM
  • Additional: 15" or larger display is recommended
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Reviews for King's Bounty: The Legend

Game That Keeps On Giving

King's Bounty: The Legend is one of those games you simply can't put down. There is such a sheer bounty of creatures, army combinations, and battle strategies that you must keep playing until all of the monsters that inhabit this colorful and humorous world are defeated. Oddly, the biggest problem with the game is that it is too long. When you think you have beaten it, a whole new world unfurls, and then another and another... A single playthrough (hardest difficulty, 100% completion with all side quests) took me 160 hours , time well spent.

Now I know why some people are hooked to HoMM!

Because this game is a remake of the game that started the genre before HoMM was created and you can call me captured! You control a royal treasure searcher who goes around the world doing quests and gathering armies while making sure there would be peace in all the corners of the land. The skill trees are well made and the fights are challenging. There are a lot of environments to look around and many places where you will be challenged in your skill even later in the game. The graphics are a bit cartoony and very pleasant to look at. The quests are well thought out and don't feel like unnecessary chores. There are even quests which you can solve without using violence which is always a plus in my book. Everything in this game is made to immerse you in its game world and if you like these kind of games even a bit it will likely hold you firmly in its grasp till the early morning hours. Highly recommended!

Not quite as good as HoMM, but solid.

If you've played a lot of Heroes of Might and Magic and are looking for something similar, this is the game for you. It's the best HoMM clone I have seen so far. I you have not played ane of the HoMM-games, I recommend you play them first and then move on to this. Now don't get me wrong, this is a solid game, although the universe and atmosphere won't drag you in like HoMM did. The graphics are good, and I have not noticed any bugs. The writing is mediocre and could use some work, but I don't feel like the story is that important in this game, as you will be mostly fighting. That brings me to the best part of the game: The Combat! The combat is as solid as solid can be. A great variety of creatures to command, great UI, great magic system (especially the "Chest of Rage", but you will find out more about that if you play the game), reasonably good AI that can challenge you and overall combat goodness. Although the rest of the game just feels a bit like ride to the next battle, they make it worth and once you get started with the fights, it's hard to put down the game.

Royal Treasure Hunter Wanted!

King's Bounty: The Legend is one of the finest remake of it's time and it is a well polished game with great replay value. It is a game what people of every age, - people with a young soul -, may love as it has a true fairy tale charm which is capable to grab you right from the beginning with its art and music, and then addictive gameplay, to then never let you go. A hero (a.k.a. Royal Treasure Hunter), a long fantasy fairy tale adventure (a.k.a. the Quest), dark woods, caves and icy plains to discover, a brave tiny army and hundres of evil enemies to face in a great Turn Based Strategy / chess-like game. The game itself is very long one with plenty areas to discover and dozens or even a hundred quests to complete. There's a lot to like in King's Bounty: The Legend as it is highly entertaining and a very-very-very addictive strategy and adventure game, which is successfully mixing the 21st century values with the design elements and atmosphere of the games of the 1990s.

Just wow

So I got this game on one of the humble weekly deals and i was seriously surprised by how great and entertaining it is not only that but how clever it is, playing through this RPG/ tactic strategy which keeps amazing me at all the new features that keep popping up. The units are all great in there own special way but one of my favourite features has to be the chest of rage it improved and even changed my whole view on a game I loved even before I could use it. This is a well worth your money game which will not let you get bored I look forward to completing it and playing the rest because it is a giant game as well as great.

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