Ubi announces Settlers II remake

The classic empire-builder is back with a 10th Anniversary edition in Q3 2006.

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Ubisoft has announced it's going back to its roots with a new edition of the 10-year-old classic, Settlers II. The game will feature up-to-date 3D graphics, but the gameplay focus will be the same as the original. Players will have to combine economical acumen with prowess in battle to successfully develop their population, with three races to choose from: Romans, Nubians, and Chinese.

The game, set in an approximation of the 5th century BC, will feature 31 different buildings, 25 carriers, 5 military units, and 31 types of goods to manipulate, across 10 single-player campaigns. In addition, the game will ship with a random map generator and multiplayer modes and will be available across Europe in Q3 2006.

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Is anyone aware of some way to override the countdown system in the demo that only enables us to play for a limited time?

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love it

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German demo is out. Real easy to make english. Just move all the English language files into the german folder and you are good to go.

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Nice, going back to the old style games is always a good idea. I'm sure this will get good attention

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Never Heard too :(

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never played this game...

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I remember playing this game for hours :) [quote=ewjim]Who will play in 10-year-old classic??? Not me, NO! [/quote] Umm.. you yourself said it's a classic.

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Only played the third.

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OMG YEEEEEEESH! just please dear god don't make them change too much -.- just... just update the graphics.. a bit... and and make it run on my machine, and PLEEASE keep the road system!

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This is great news. I enjoyed this particular game for countless hours. The hunting, tree planting, the geologists, etc. This game and Knights and Merchants where two of my most favorate strategy games even compared to the warcrafts. I'm looking forward to this one.

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Who will play in 10-year-old classic??? Not me, NO! :lol:

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ASTOUNDING!

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I like Settlers 2&3 series but the 4 suck it was a supposed to be a continuation game for the series but it wasn't fun or goofy as the original. The Settlers is like GOD SIM/RTS game. Think Age of the Empires with no limits for the amount of people and soldiers you can have with the exception of limit of resource within your "borders." You build tools for your workers but don't really control them and you build an economy to fight against other nations. Most of you won't know about this game cause this was a European (Germany) game, that didn't get a lot of attention during the late 90's

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This makes me feel warm and soft.

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arrgh, why bother??

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never played it either...

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old news, but i'm looking forward !

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i have never played this game.

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i hate the new style. i am actually still playing some settlers 2 on my old computer.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> For those who havent played it before...

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Thats great news for any one that liked it years ago. I wonder how much of a face lift they will add to it.I hope a lot but keep the game the same way as it was then but looks cooler now.

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ive neve played settlers

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Sounds cool.

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This is great! 1 and 2 were the best. With ever newer one it got further and further from the original.

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I only played the 3rd one.

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Oh god yes, I still have a dosbox on my computer just to play settlers 2. I remember getting that game for christmas like 9 years ago and loving it like a son. God I love this game. I haven't played any settlers after it because they have sucked, I just hope they don't screw up this classic.

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I've never played it.

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About time they go back to the old style... i was beginning to hate Settlers

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No.

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