Summary Basics

 

A summary of the forum statements to the basic information of Patrician 4.

 

  • Patrician 4 is planned to be released 02. September - in Germany.

  • The beta test starts in June.

  • Patrician 4 should get an equal depth of game as Patrician 3.

  • Patrician 4 will be up to date regarding the requirements of 2010 regarding graphics, technics, interface and controlls.

  • 3D graphics, with hills, mountains and rivers.

  • The game should on smooth on a 2 year old mainstream computer, on older computers with reduced settings.

  • First screenshots should get released in April.

  • Save and load should be possible during the whole game. Nonetheless it should not be possible to use it as a "cheat".

  • No checkerboard for the towns.

  • Patrician 4 is a trade simulation with a transportation and production. It is not a building game, town building is just a means to an end.

  • Town view from top, like Patrician 2 and Patrician 3, with different zoom levels. No ego perspective.

  • The sea view will provide information icons for every town.

  • The town view will provide direct and indirect feedback about the town status.

  • A campaign might be provided.

 

  • Developer: Gaming Minds Studios

  • Publisher: Kalypso Media

  • Distributer: Ubisoft

  • Copy Protection: Serial (no copy protection like Assassins Creed or Settlers 7)

  • Patrician IV will have an Auto-Patch-Function that requires an internet connection. You will not need an internet connection for playing it, and it will not use an online activation copy protection.