Glossary

King of Dragon Pass

King of Dragon Pass

Release date: 1999

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: A Sharp

King of Dragon Pass is a 1999 strategy simulation fantasy video game published by A Sharp. Set in the fictional world of Glorantha, the player controls the fate of a barbarian clan settling in the dangerous frontier region of Dragon Pass. Originally released for PC, the game was a commercial failure but became a cult classic. It was ported for iOS in 2011, and was later released for Android and re-released for PCs. The iOS versions were much more commercially successful than the original PC rele…

Kingmaker

Release date: 1993

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers:

Kingmaker (known as Kingmaker: The Quest for the Crown in Europe) is a turn-based strategy computer game by American studio TM Games based on the Kingmaker board game. The game was produced by Avalon Hill in 1993.

King of Kings

King of Kings

Release date: 1988

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based, War

Publishers: Namco

King of Kings (キングオブキングス) is a turn-based strategy video game with wargaming elements for the Family Computer, released only in Japan. Kazuma Kaneko helped to design the characters for this video game; which became the inspiration for the characters in the video game Megami Tensei. It is one of the few games for the Family Computer to use the Namco 163 wavetable sound chip, and is also one of the games that enables all eight sound channels provided by the chip, the other being Erika to Satoru no…

Kingdom of Loathing

Release date: 2003

Genres: Role-playing, Turn-based

Publishers: Asymmetric Publications

Kingdom of Loathing (abbreviated KoL) is a browser-based multiplayer role-playing game designed and operated by Asymmetric Publications, including creator Zack "Jick" Johnson with a small team. The game was released in 2003, with ongoing small updates continually released. It uses hand-drawn stick figure graphics and writing characterized by surreal humor, word play, parody and references to popular culture. In KoL, a player's character fights monsters for experience, and acquiring meat (the gam…

King's Bounty

King's Bounty

Release date: 1990

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Amiga, Apple Mac, Microsoft Dos, Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: New World ComputingElectronic Arts

King's Bounty is a turn-based fantasy video game designed by Jon Van Caneghem and published by New World Computing in 1990. The game follows the player's character, a hero of King Maximus, appointed with the job of retrieving the Sceptre of Order from the forces of chaos, led by Arech Dragonbreath. King's Bounty is notably considered the forerunner of the Heroes of Might and Magic series of games, while it was itself clearly "inspired" by the game Chaos: The Battle of Wizards for the ZX Spectrum…

King Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame

King Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame

Release date: 2009

Genres: Real-time, Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Paradox Interactive, Ubisoft, E-Frontier

King Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame is a real-time tactics and role-playing video game developed by NeocoreGames and published by Paradox Interactive in North America, Ubisoft in Europe, and E-Frontier in Japan. It seeks to blend elements of the real-time tactics, role-playing, and grand strategy genres into one. A sequel titled King Arthur II: The Role-Playing Wargame (not to be confused with the original's Japanese title, which was released in July 2010) was released online in Europe on Sept…

King's Bounty: Legions

King's Bounty: Legions

Release date: 2011

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Apple IOS (ipad), Android

Publishers: Nival

King's Bounty: Legions is a social, turn-based strategy video game developed jointly by Nival and KranX Productions. It is based on the strategy game King's Bounty: The Legend, which is itself based on concepts from the much older King's Bounty developed in 1990 by New World Computing. It is currently available to play on Facebook, iPad, Windows Phone as well Android devices.

Knights of the Desert

Knights of the Desert

Release date: 1983

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Strategic Simulations

Knights of the Desert is a 1983 turn-based strategy video game developed by Tactical Design Group and published by Strategic Simulations for the Apple II series, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MS-DOS and TRS-80. It is based on the 1940-43 North African campaign.

KDice

Release date: 2006

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Publishers: aplayr

KDice is a browser-based multiplayer strategy game based on Taro Ito's Dice Wars. KDice is programmed in Adobe Flash and AJAX by Ryan Dewsbury and was released in 2006. Gameplay in KDice is a simplified version of Risk with the primary goal of the game being to control every territory on the map .

King's Bounty II

Release date: 2021

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: Deep Silver

King's Bounty II is an upcoming turn-based tactical role-playing game developed by 1C Entertainment and published by Deep Silver by that will be released on Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in March 2021. It is a direct sequel to the first King's Bounty game released in 1990, though a spin off title, King's Bounty: The Legend, was also developed by 1C was released in 2008. The game boasts the most realistic graphics in the series and classic King's Bounty gameplay.…