The Settlers II: Gold Edition
DOS - 1997
- Alt name
- Die Siedler II: Gold Edition
- Released in
- United Kingdom
- Simulation, Strategy
- Compilation / Shovelware, Editor / Construction Set, RTS, Real-Time
- Blue Byte Software GmbH & Co. KG
- Blue Byte Software GmbH & Co. KG
- Dosbox support
- Fully supported on 0.73
Description of The Settlers II: Gold Edition
The Settlers 2 is a good follow-up of the first game, with more possibilities, really incredible graphics and animations and a very low technical requirement when it was released (worked on a 486DX33). Some of the weaknesses: no real multiplayer (you had to play on a split screen with two mouses and share the keyboard) and only two speed for in-game time, making you wait just idling for 5 minutes sometime. Anyway, a top game remade in 3D in 2006 (The Settlers II 10th Anniversary).
The Gold edition contains the original game and the Mission CD, which contains a new campaign, 12 new maps and an editor.
You should also check out Widelands, a free and open-source remake of The Settlers II.
Captures and Snapshots
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Comments and reviews
Lord_Xarti 2015-04-09 -5 points
Why are you all using JUST DOSbox? Use the far superior LaunchBox *(Which includes DOSbox and many more emulators) that does a lot of this behind the scenes work for you? I got the newest version *(4.6 as of this typing) and it works like a dream for me.
Glorfindel 2015-02-24 -4 points
David: Yes, if you install the free Dosbox program it will work in that.
Paulo josé 2014-12-04 -2 points
remenber , i play this game , and is very good and fun , the intro the game 1 is very fun....
decadent_tool 2014-09-10 -3 points
Thanks so much for uploading this amazing game!
Brings back so many good memories :)
deko 2014-08-29 -3 points
I used to play this game with my dad when I was a little kid now I am 19 and still find this game awesome!
leo 2014-08-07 0 point
I played it when i was 5-9 now i'd like to play it again... it's F A N T A S T I C
TJ 2014-06-05 -4 points
One of the best games going bruv, trust ;) played it when I was 18, 36 now, still love it.
CUTIE 2014-05-07 -4 points
Hey! Awesome game!! I hope the reader of this comment has downloaded and played this game! :D
Mr sir 2014-05-02 -2 points
Yea I got this game and age of empires the age of kings on my ds I spent so much time on them they were both really fun stratigy games
Goldsamurei 2014-03-10 0 point
One of the best games going bruv, trust ;) played it when I was 8, 17 now, still love it.
QuiqueDR 2014-03-06 0 point
I was 6 year old, when my dad bought this game and I played it. This is the best game of all the settlers saga, no doubt.
Minercarter 2013-11-29 0 point
you dont need a emulator you just extraced the files and you get a .exe
file of the game!!!!!!!!! :D!!!!!!
Marc 2013-11-19 0 point
Awesome game (just a little slow).That music is still stuck in my head since i first played a decade ago.
lohocla 2013-07-01 0 point
get DE-Fend Reloaded to play older games. GUI based, easy to use, has many features. free download last I checked
Zola 2013-05-18 0 point
To play + sound (im running Win 7 64-bit)
Download and install 'DosBox'
type 'mount d c:\s2g' (the directory)
For sound run the setup up first
type 'setup' instead of 's2' in the steps above. (mine work with one of the blasters)
Game is a city builder with some basic combat. At the time it was 7or8/10, but its aged quite badly in terms of gameplay, now 4or5/10. Game is enjoyable, but mainly for nostalgic players.
Infotainment 2013-04-25 4 points
Ladies and gentlemen, for those of you who need to use it in a more modern version of windows, you may need a 3rd party program. Dosbox is a game emulator that you must mount the image of the game onto. There is a link provided below in 'how to play abandonwares' that gives information on different emulators. For dosbox, all you must do is load the program, and you'll be given a 'dos' prompt. You must mount the image of the drive location of the games you'd like to play. For instance, if my games folder is located in c:\games I would need to type
mount d c:\games you then change directories by typing d: and the games you have will be in the folders assigned. To change directories within a drive, for instance, if the game WAS in c:\games\s2g which is how settlers 2 comes, I'd change to d: and then type cd s2g and you're in the folder with the game, type s2 and the game comes up.
Other noteable button combos for dosbox are alt + enter will maximize the screen, and on most games ctrl+f12 speeds up and ctrl+f11 slows down. That's as generally comprehensive as I can be in a comment.
awesome dude so aswesome u r gay 2013-01-30 0 point
spell properly blad!
yours sincerely awesome dude
Rory 2012-07-24 0 point
Hi, what programs do I need besides WINzip because every time I unzip the file and select either 'Install' or 'Setup' it doesn't let me do anything! Really looking forward to playing this game again!
Help would be great :)
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