What are some medieval city building games?


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Some examples of games that have players build and manage medieval cities are "Knights and Merchants," "Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand," "Grand Ages: Medieval" and the "Lords of the Realm" series. Most of these games blend city-building and management with combat and expansion of territory.

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"Knights and Merchants" is published by TopWare Interactive and is available for PC. The game places the player in the role of a palace guard captain who must defend the sole remaining royal province and win back captured provinces.

"Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand" is published by Pointsoft GmbH and is available for PC. It was the first themed city-building game with a 3D engine. Players choose where to locate towns, construct buildings and manage their population.

The "Lords of the Realm" series was published by Sierra On-Line for PC. The games mix economic management of a medieval town with real-time combat. Players choose one of five nobles and fight the others for control of the realm while attempting to keep their towns prosperous.

"Grand Ages: Medieval" is yet to be released, as of January 2015. The game is being developed by Gaming Minds. Players explore a large game world, while producing and trading goods and researching new technological developments in a medieval setting.

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