Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne

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The wildly anticipated sequel to the award-winning strategy phenomenon, Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne takes turn-based strategy to new heights.
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About Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne

About this game

Age of Wonders II is the wildly anticipated sequel to the award-winning strategy phenomenon. Delivering an invigorating mix of Empire Building, Role-playing, and Warfare, Age of Wonders II brings s turn-based strategy to new heights.
Awakened to join an immortal group of Wizards in the Circle of Evermore, you must restore balance to a world on the brink of collapse.

Key Features:

  • Explore a world full of mythical creatures and mysterious lands. Build an impressive force as an all-powerful Wizard through dangerous perils and exhilarating challenges.
  • Dictate the fate of the world from within your Wizard's Tower, a transmitter of power used to channel your ground-shaking spells.
  • Immerse yourself in a legendary story during a single-player campaign with 20 scenarios full of intrigue, action, and suspense.
  • Reign supreme over one of 12 distinct and races such as Elves, Frostlings, Draconians, Dwarves, Halflings, Humans, and even the Undead.
  • Conquer your enemies with over 130 unique units such as steam cannons, airships and mammoth riders.
  • Specialize in 7 spheres of magic including Air, Fire, Life and Death.
  • Enlist the aid of more than 30 loyal champion heroes who possess the unique ability to wield over 100 mighty artifacts.
  • Research and cast powerful enchantments, fierce combat magic, and world altering spells.
  • Confront rivals in Multiplayer via a LAN or over the Internet for up to 8 players - options include Play by Email, Hot Seat, and the exciting Simultaneous-Turn System allowing all players to move at the same time!

Game Details

Release Date:
September 19, 2002
Developer:
Triumph Studios
Publisher:
Paradox Interactive
Rating:
ESRB rating of 13
PEGI rating of 16
USK rating of 12
Supported Languages:
English
Steam Deck Support:
Unsupported
Franchise:
Age of Wonders

Product Requirements

Steam account required for game activation and installation

PC System Requirements
MINIMUM SPECS:
OS: Windows 95 or later
Processor: Intel Pentium 300+ CPU
Memory: 64MB RAM
Graphics: DirectX compatible graphic card
Hard Drive: 500MB hard disk

Critic Reviews

86

Game Revolution

67 / 100
"It's bland food that is only slightly improved by the huge portions."

Gamer's Pulse

100 / 100
"A phenomenal game."

Gamers' Temple

89 / 100
"The sheer variety of units and maps alone make for a wide variety of strategic approaches - unlike some games you can not rely on the same basic strategy while mowing your way...
Reviews provided by MetaCritic

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38.71% of players played this game for >= 80 Hours!

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Unforgiving
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Relax & enjoy! 62.5%  of players consider this game to be Just Right

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Tried It
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Played It
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Conquered It
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Completionist! 13.73%  of players have Conquered It
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Frequently Asked Questions

Somewhere in the middle. 63% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right. 36% of GameFAQs users said Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne is Tough or Unforgiving.
According to PEGI, Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne is suitable for players aged 16 and above.
No, Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne is not currently playable on Steam Deck.

Steam account required for game activation and installation

PC System Requirements
MINIMUM SPECS:
OS: Windows 95 or later
Processor: Intel Pentium 300+ CPU
Memory: 64MB RAM
Graphics: DirectX compatible graphic card
Hard Drive: 500MB hard disk

The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 66 hours. 87% of users played Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne for over 40 hours.
Yes, Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne has broad critical consensus. 85% of critics on Metacritic recommend Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne. The Metascore is 86 out of 100.
Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne was released on September 19, 2002
Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne is published by Paradox Interactive
Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne was developed by Triumph Studios
Fanatical users tagged Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne as Strategy, RPG, Turn-Based Strategy, and 4X
Fanatical users tagged Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne as Fantasy, Classic, and Great Soundtrack
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne as Strategy
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne as RPG
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne as Turn-Based Strategy

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