Patrician II is the sequel to the successful game The Patrician. It is your goal to become one of the most influential persons in a German trade association called "Die Hanse".
You can build ships, buy and sell goods around cities at the North Sea and the Eastern Sea, build housing and industry. At sea, you can fight pirates and other scum. The ultimate goal is to be elected mayor of one of the main towns or even better, "Elderman" of the Hanse, the highest representative of the organization.