Defender of the Crown

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Defender of the Crown
Basic Information
Video Game
Cinemaware, Ultra Games, Palcom, Metro 3D
Turn-based Strategy
NES Controller
DOS, Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, NES, Philips CD-i and Game Boy Advance
Retail Features
Defender of the Crown
Main Credits
Kellyn Beck
European Union European Release Date(s)
Nintendo Entertainment System
July 251991
Atari ST
Game Boy Advance
October 292002
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Nintendo Entertainment System
Game Boy Advance
October 22002
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Defender Of The Crown is a 1989 Turn-based strategy video game originally released for personal computers that was ported to the Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy Advance.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Defender of the Crown puts you in the role of one of four Saxon knights in medieval England, in a time where the land is in turmoil as the King is dead and his crown was stolen. The Saxons and the Normans blame each other and fight for control of England.

After a short introduction by Robin of Locksley himself, you start the game with a single castle and 10 soldiers at your command. From there, you have to build your army, take control of additional territories and fight the three Norman lords - and sometimes your Saxon friends as well.

The game has several different styles: You may either engage in a jousting contest where you have to knock your opponent off his horse using a lance, you can go raid a castle for loot or you can attack another territory/castle.

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