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Patrician IV: Rise Of A Dynasty Released

By Quintin Smith on April 12th, 2011.

Tpwned!

Our sterling coverage of Patrician IV: Risk of a Dynasty continues! Yes, as of today the first expansion pack for Patrician IV has arrived on Steam (or you can get it here on Gamersgate), bringing a load of revisions, six new scenarios and a few new features to the historical trading simulator. With Rise of a Dynasty you’ll be able to trade via roads as well as seas, and buy up parts of entire regions. You greedy bastards! Did you ask for that as a new feature? Yes, you, at the keyboard? No? Fine.

I’ve embedded a Patrician IV tutorial video after the jump, so you can take a look at the game and see if it’s for you.
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Patrician IV: Rise Of A Dynasty Announced

By Quintin Smith on January 28th, 2011.

Snow is what happens when God leaves a tissue in the tumble drier.

RIGHT. Kalypso’s announced an expansion for Patrician IV. I’m struggling to concentrate here as I’ve just found out that Kalypso are based in Worms, Germany, which is such a messed up name that I couldn’t have invented it if I tried, but I’ll soldier on. Rise of a Dynasty will add a new co-op mode, six new scenarios, eight new missions and all sorts of smaller improvements, including the chance to “interact with individual citizens to gauge the populace‚Äôs attitudes and concerns”. Presumably so you can ask the weird banana guy what he’d like to see in your merchant caravan and end up with thirty tons of bananas rotting in the city docks. Full press release follows.
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