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Your destiny is never tied to anybody other than yourself.

A unique mixture of economic simulation, strategy game, historical life simulation and role playing game in 3D!

Europe in the year 1400: The dark middle ages, once dominated by nobles and the clergy, came to an end and a new era begins: the age of free, prospering cities, trading and an open mind-set!

One of the goals in the The Guild series is to create a family dynasty which can last for centuries. While the world around you and your dynasty rearranges itself time and time again – all non-player characters (NPCs) make their own decisions –, you have to prove your skills in artisan craftwork and trading, participate in social occasions and perfect your political schemes and malicious intrigues.

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Developer Blog

Patch notes for version EA 0.9.4.1 – October 29th, 2019

2019-10-29

Build number: 589134 Hi all, We just deployed a small hotfix update to fix a bug that caused the game…

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Patch notes for version EA 0.9.4 – October 23rd, 2019

2019-10-23

Build number: 588778 Hi everybody! Today’s patch had one big topic: manual trade routes. As you know we already made…

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Patch notes for version EA 0.9.3.1 – October 2nd, 2019

2019-10-02

Build number: 587205 Hi all, Thanks to your feedback and reports we found three serious bugs and a few minor…

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We are currently working on a hotfix for EA 0.9.3!

2019-10-01

Hi all, Thank you for your feedback and bug reports since the launch of patch EA 0.9.3 last week. We…

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News

Results of the surveys for the patch EA 0.7.4 and for the patch EA 0.7.5

2019-05-24

Hi everyone! Our next patch will be a big one! It is currently stabilized and we plan to release it…

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Results of the survey for the patch EA 0.7.3

2019-03-28

(from February 15th 2019 until March 15th 2019) You can find the detailed results for every question here: Link Whereas…

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Results of the survey for the patch EA 0.7.1

2019-03-06

(from January 18th 2019 until February 15th 2019) You can find the detailed results for every question here: Link Patch…

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Results of the survey for the patch EA 0.7.0

2019-02-05

(from December 21st 2018 until January 18th 2019)   You can find the detailed results for every question here: Link  …

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About The Guild 3

The Guild 3 is currently in Early Access and therefore in development. It will be regularly updated, so if you are looking for information regarding the current state please check-out the latest patch notes.

Upon release of the game you will be able to experience …

  • … historical medieval cities and their surroundings located in central and northern Europe. Every city fully supports all 4 seasons and a day/night cycle.
  • … the challenges of forming, maintaining and developing a family that becomes stronger with every generation … or if done badly vanish.
  • … a fight for power that requires you to excel in economics, politics and diplomacy.
  • … a multiplayer mode that will challenge your friendships and tests your backstabbing abilities. (Not yet available in the EA version)
  • … a new player in the game for power – Guilds! Join one of the famous guilds (e.g. the Alchemists Guild), support your fellows and get supported, get access to special powers of your guild and try to mold your city and whole scenario map according to your guilds philosophy!

The Guild Series Timeline

2019 The Guild 3

The Guild 3

Developed by GolemLabs / Purple Lamp Studios

Logo: Steam Logo: GOG
2010 The Guild 2 – Renaissance

The Guild 2 – Renaissance

Standalone addon for the popular Guild 2 series.

Developed by RUNEFORGE Game Studio

Logo: Steam Logo: GOG
2008 The Guild 2 – Venice

The Guild 2 – Venice

Second official expansion for The Guild 2. Playable without the original game.

Developed by Trine Games

2007 The Guild 2 – Pirates of the European Seas

The Guild 2 – Pirates of the European Seas

Official game expansion to The Guild 2.

Developed by 4HEAD Studios

Logo: Steam Logo: GOG
2006 The Guild 2

The Guild 2

Successor to the highly rated Europa 1400 – The Guild.

Developed by 4HEAD Studios

Logo: Steam Logo: GOG
2003 Europa 1400 – The Guild Expansion Pack

Europa 1400 – The Guild Expansion Pack

Official expansion to Europa 1400 – The Guild.

Developed by 4HEAD Studios

Logo: Steam Logo: GOG
2002 Europa 1400 – The Guild

Europa 1400 – The Guild

First game of the The Guild Series – released in 2002.

Developed by 4HEAD Studios

Logo: Steam Logo: GOG

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FAQs Multiplayer

(last update: September 6th, 2019)

 

If you have a restrictive firewall then you may have to manually open the following outgoing ports to be able to play in multiplayer:

  • 61111 TCP & UDP
  • 36895 TCP & UDP
  • 36975 TCP & UDP

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Known Issues with the Multiplayer

  • If the host crashes or he loses the connection to a running game, then there is no way to migrate the game to another participant of the game. You have to reload a former saved game to continue playing your multiplayer game.

FAQs

(last update: September 5th, 2019)

 

After installing the latest patch, your old saved games will possibly no longer be shown in the menu due to the reason that the game recognizes them as “incompatible”. If you have problems with loading or saving, then we recommend deleting all files from the folder named “Games”, where all of your saved games are stored.

 

It is possible that some of the issues that you encounter but other players not, are causes by missing or corrupt files. In this case it may help if you do the following:

on STEAM -> right click “The Guild 3” in your Steam library and then Properties – LOCAL FILES – VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME FILES

on GOG -> right click “The Guild 3” in your library and then Properties – “More” -> Manage Installation – Verify / repair

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General questions

Where you can buy the game : At the moment, you can buy the game on Steam in Early Access (http://store.steampowered.com/app/311260/The_Guild_3/) and GOG in Games in Development (https://www.gog.com/game/the_guild_3)

Price : It is only 29,99 € / 24.99 £ / 29.99 U$ for now. When the game leaves Early Access, the price will rise.

Release date : We still don’t have a release date, since we are currently in Early Access.

Price at release : When you buy the game now (in Early Access), you will get updated continuously until the day of full release for free. At release, the price will be announced. The TG3 key stays valid after the Early Access. So you won’t have to buy it twice.

If you already pre-ordered : The boxed version (Aristocratic Edition) will include a DVD and a Steam key. But everyone who already bought the boxed version via Amazon etc. has to wait until the official release for his/her Steam key. If you want to take part in the Early Access and if you have pre-ordered the box, then we suggest that you cancel that order and then buy Early Access on Steam or GoG.

Full version of the game : We plan to add more languages and scenario maps in the full version of the game.

Community : We will interact with the community regularly on every platform of the game – please note, that all Early Access related threads will be deleted at the end of the Early Access phase (on Steam). Most of all, we’ve setup a Redmine bugtracker for bugreports (https://redmine.thqnordic.com/projects/the-guild-3-early-access). Please be aware that we will focus mostly on this platform for bugreports. Even if we read everything you say on all platforms that we announced.

Efficient Bug reports : We have a fan that made an efficient post about how to help us the most. Go and see it for yourself: http://steamcommunity.com/app/311260/discussions/0/1496741765148051084/

Patches for the predecessor games : You can download the latest patches for Europa 1400 : The Guild, The Guold 2 and The Guild 2 – Renaissance here:

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Known Issues

Resolution : If you have trouble with the resolution and/or with the window mode, then please try the following: end the game and then delete the folder “C:\Users\[user]\Documents\Guild3

Starting the game (Black screen) : Change Desktop Resolution in Windows (any resolution might work, but usually lowering helps) and launch the game again.

Starting the game (music but no window) : This fix only concerns those of you who get a black screen & can hear the sound when starting the game. STEAM users will receive the notification to start the game in “safe mode”. If you have had a black screen problem, please accept. If not, you can decline. GOG users can reach the notification manually by starting the file “Guild3SafeMode.bat” in the installation folder. The options can be changed afterwards with a restart.

Black Screen : When you receive a message saying ”Could not initialize the graphics subsystem. Change the resolution to %ix%i [windowed] (the program will have to be restarted manually for changes to take effect)?” when starting the game, you will receive a prompt asking if on the next attempt, you want to start the game at the minimum resolution in windowed mode. You need to accept it. Once you are in the game, you will be able to change the resolution if you want to.

Buildings (Shortcuts) : In case you want to add more building shortcuts (like the keys 1 for your residence and 2 for the nearest marketplace) simply select the building and then press ctrl + the desired number key.

Buildings (Click) : If you’re not able to click on any buildings, go to the main menu (ESC) and back.

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The Game

Controls (How to walk and control characters) : To select your character, there are two options. One: “double-click” with the left mouse button on the avatar’s portrait on the top left hand side of the screen, which will simultaneously center the camera on the avatar. Or two; press the “C” key on your keyboard. To displace your character, “right-click” with the mouse on the location you want your character to go to.

Controls (Camera) : To move the camera, there are two options. One; you can use the key on the keyboard “W,A,S,D” or the directional arrows on the keyboard. The center “scroll” button on the mouse has two functions. One; Zoom-in and out is controlled by “scrolling” up or down and the angle of the camera is controlled by pressing and holding the “scroll” button all the while moving the mouse.

Business 101 : At this early stage, a fan made an efficient guide to play the Business side of the game. Feel free to go and read it to help you play the game: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1148869259

 

PS: Please note that this will be updated and as much as possible. So keep coming back. Thank you!

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