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Spoils of War

DOS - 1991

Also available on: Amiga - Commodore 64

Alt names Conquestador, The Spoils of War
Year 1991
Platform DOS
Released in Germany
Genre Strategy
Theme Fantasy, Managerial, Turn-based
Publisher German Design Group
Developer German Design Group
Perspective Top-Down
Dosbox support Supported on 0.62
4.5 / 5 - 6 votes

Description of Spoils of War

One of the first releases from dedicated developer German Design Group is a disappointing exploration game set in the "Age of Exploration" of Europe. Despite good first impressions (e.g. the variety of goods and ships the player can choose from), the game quickly descends into the banal, with mediocre graphics and below-average gameplay. Stay away from this one if you can.

For a good game on the same subject, Machiavelli: The Prince and High Seas Trader are both much, much better. Fortunately, GDS games got better with each new release (e.g. Heirs to The Throne, published by QQP).

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Stanky 2022-11-13 0 point

I bought this game back in 1991 and spent ages learning how to play it properly because I was convinced it would get good. It never did. I f*cking hate this game!

Me, Myself, and I 2014-10-31 0 point DOS version

"Not a bad game for its day. Good for three minutes on the crapper"

What a ringing endorsement! rofl

jim 2013-07-28 -2 points DOS version

cant play fully cause no recruiment can be done, something doesnt work properly

A Wise Old Man 2013-02-19 0 point DOS version

Yeah, this one hit the pirate boards as Conquistador. Not a bad game for its day. Good for three minutes on the crapper if you can get it to work on a Tablet PC.

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