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The Settlers: Rise of an Empire
6.5 out of 10

The Settlers: Rise of an Empire

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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Sirik_Matak, Metacritic
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: It's a surprisingly competent little city builder. It's the last game from the Settlers franchise I played chronologically, being extremely disappointed with the 5th one (what a wreck) and The Settlers 7. I have to say that Settlers 6 positively striked my conciousness after few games in a row.
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Overall 6
6.0

I love the game but I have had lots of problems ...

Amazon Customer, Amazon
25 October 2015
  • Summary: I love the game but I have had lots of problems with it I had to reset my computer and I can not redownload it
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

tomoliop, Metacritic
23 November 2012
  • Summary: Basically my first contact with the series and a rather unpleasant surprise. Unbelievably lame story and characters (so infantile) and the gameplay itself is kinda... after 10 missions I feel like i keep doing the same **** so I'm gonna drop this, this is a very weak 6/10.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great game but NO CD KEY in the box

Amazon Customer, Amazon
20 June 2012
  • Summary: I purchased this game and had a great time playing it. However, when I tried the Online game, it asked me to input a CD Key. I informed Amazon and seller that the game is asking a CD Key; which the game didn't seem to have included when I purchase it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mildly entertaining

D. Madden, Amazon
19 March 2011
  • Summary: I purchased this game specifically for the online co-op play. I was disappointed since the game would not validate my key. With the latest updates you can play without the CD/DVD, and play LAN mode. LAN is strictly head to head with no computer player option.
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Overall 6
6.0

Don't make the same mistake I did!!

Joan Kubes, Amazon
30 November 2009
  • Summary: There are two games called "The Settlers" both have several editions. This one was not the one I was looking for. The one I like is very similar to this game except the settlers are extremely cute and the game has more depth and prettier graphics.
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Overall 6
6.0

A small disappointment

Think Geek..It pays!, Amazon
27 January 2009
  • Summary: I was very excited about this next installment in the Settlers series. The last one being very replayable and quite imaginitive. I'm somewhat disappointed in this one. It seems they took a step back instead of forward.
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Overall 6
6.0

I'm going to settle this right now...

Bored Reviewer, Amazon
16 July 2008
  • Summary: A farmer walks out during the warm season and collects his wheat, which he in turn takes back into town. There, a baker turns the wheat into bread, which will be bought and consumed by an iron minor.
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Overall 6
6.0

Strong city-building sim, but lacks anything resembling a challenge.

Z. A. Recht, Amazon
9 June 2008
  • Summary: Alright. Let's see here. This was hyped to me as "Like Stronghold 2, except with more focus on city life than combat." That was a pretty fair comparison. In Settlers, your main object of any mission is to build up a city infrastructure and promote your knight to new ranks in order to gain access to...
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

JoshF., Metacritic
20 October 2007
  • Summary: Not very good at all. It gets repetative after 2 skirmish games. I say buy it used or forget about it. I am cutting my lossed after buyig this dreck and the bug-ridden mess that is The Settlers 2 the 10 Anniversary.
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