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Patrician IV

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Patrician IV is the sequel to the historical trading simulation and strategy series. You are a merchant in northern Europe in the late Middle Ages when the Hanseatic League was flourishing.

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$34.99 

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Description

Patrician IV is the sequel to the historical trading simulation and strategy series. You are a merchant in northern Europe in the late Middle Ages when the Hanseatic League was flourishing. Your goal is to rise to the most successful and influential member of the Hanse, ultimately being elected Elderman, leader of the trading league. You start bargaining with common goods, build up your own production and establish a merchant fleet. Later on, you will gain more and more political influence and even found new towns.

However, a Hanse merchant's life can also have its dark sides. On your way to power you have to hold your ground against fierce rivals, whom you have to fight with economic competition, price wars or impure means such as sabotage. Will you even engage in piracy?
  • Complex trade system with trade routes between 26 towns.
  • All towns are displayed in impressive and detailed 3D graphics.
  • Intelligent rivals, dynamic weather and seasons influence gameplay.
  • Be elected mayor of your home town in order to control construction projects like the city wall or special buildings.
  • Compose your own merchant fleet from historical ship models and research new types.
  • Arm your fleet with convoy ships and fight in impressive naval battles against pirates and rivals.

Requirements

Mac Requirements Minimum Supported Will It Run?
Mac OS X10.7Download the MacGameStore App to compare your Mac's information in real-time.

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CPU TypeIntel Mac Only
CPU Cores2
CPU Speed2 GHz
System RAM4 GB
Drive Space3 GB
Video RAM256 MB
Video (ati)ATI Radeon HD 4670 *
Unsupported Video Cards: ATI Radeon X1300, ATI Radeon X1600, ATI Radeon X1900 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro, ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT
Video (nvidia)NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 *
Unsupported Video Cards: NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500, NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600, NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300, NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT, NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
Video (intel)Intel HD Graphics 3000 *
Unsupported Video Cards: Intel GMA 900, Intel GMA 950, Intel GMA X3100, Intel HD Graphics

Reviews, Ratings & Comments

Ratings

1.9
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Shopper Reviews

  1. A little underwhelming but still fun for some time
    by Dark Stanley, Germany - May 14th 2016

    Since it was on sale and the last reviews were about one year old Idecided to give it a try.

    The good:
    - it has a flexible economy
    - you can build your own buildings in the cities once you have enough reputation
    - you can organize your fleets easily
    - it's fun to play

    The bad:
    - it has long loading and response times, too long for a game like this
    - there a graphical glitches here and there
    - sea battles just feel wrong. Basically you watch ships circle around each other until one is „dead"
    - all in all the game feels like it's in beta stage

    To sum it up: It's a fun game for some time but it feels very unpolished and buggy. But I haven't run into anything gamebreaking yet.

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  2. Absolute Garbage
    by Otharin, Canada - May 14th 2016

    The mac version for this game is totally broken and unplayable. SHOULD NOT be worth $30+ !!!

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  3. Just don't buy it
    by neotru, Germany - Jun 18th 2015

    Ignoring the ratings and all the reviews below have left me with a bad taste in my mouth for buying this game. It crashes all the time. Hate it!

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