GAME SUMMARY

Age of Conquest III

Rating: 3.9 (50 votes cast)

Age of Conquest is a medieval Risk-like turn-based strategy game where you take the reins of a budding empire and struggle against fellow empires for control of the world. In one game, up to 100 players vie for supremacy, but only one can be victorious. Every game you win pushes up your score, until you don't just dominate the world, but also your fellow players. So, will your place be in the history books or in the mud? Will you govern or will you grovel? Do you have what it takes to rule the known world?

Age of Conquest is a turn-based strategy game somewhat like the classic Risk, but more in-depth. The goal is to conquer the map by taking over all the provinces on the map. Each turn you first view the events for the current turn and then input the orders for the next turn. You are able to recruit new soldiers, build watch towers and fortifications, move/attack, or disband military units. Typically you will buy new soldiers, attack adjacent provides to increase the size of your empire and add watch towers or fortifications to increase the defensive strength of a province. You are also able to fine-tune your finances by adjusting income and expenses. You can send out diplomatic requests or respond to diplomatic inquiries to foster relations with your neighbors.

Key Features:

  • Multiple maps including Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia/Pacific, a World Map and many more.
  • Over hundred empires to play with from all over the world.
  • Scenarios ranging from ancient to modern times. Fantasy scenarios including zombie nations.
  • God mode option to see all the empires on the map.
  • Simple building options including fortifications and watch towers.
  • AI difficulty settings ranging from easy to extreme.
  • Random placement and random fill options at game start.
  • One game provides hours of entertainment.
  • Background music matching the map and scenario you are playing.
  • Management of income and spending as well as basic population and economy management.
  • Diplomacy including alliances, peace treaties, cease-fires and vassallage.
  • Map editor to create custom maps. A map manager allows uploading your own maps and downloading other people's maps.

 

System Requirements

  • Windows XP or higher, 512 MB RAM (1 GB Recommended)
  • 100 MB free disk space.
  • Possibly works on older versions of Windows, e.g. Windows 95, 98, 2000.
  • Mac OS 10.4 or higher
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB Recommended)
  • 100 MB free disk space.
  • Linux
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB Recommended)
  • 100 MB free disk space.

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