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Strategy games which include ancient civilization?

Discussion in 'Strategy and Simulation' started by an Administrator, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. an Administrator Self-Ejected

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    Hi!
    I'm looking for a strategy game which includes ancient civilizations such as Babylon ,Sumeria,Assyria, persia,etc.
    Any recommendations?
    inb4 i already played civilization and aoe series.
    Thanks.
     
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  2. Kalin Arcane Zionist Agent

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    You could try Chariots of War.
     
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  3. spectre Arcane

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    Anything more specific, cause there's a shitload of things set in the various points of the roman era. From Total War Games, to less well known series like Great Battles of...

    There are also the city builder games - Caesar clones.

    And for a slightly different twist, check this:
     
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  4. TripJack Prestigious Gentleman Hedonist

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    dominions 4 is very historically accurate
     
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    Dominions threads were banished from Strategy Gaming to their own ghetto. But that doesn't stop us from shilling for it in every other unrelated thread here. :martini:
     
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  6. Think big! Smoking Dicks

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    Age of Empires?
     
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    The soundtrack at least seems historically accurate.
     
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    Rome: AD 92 is an interesting one.


     
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    Nobody mentioned 0.A.D. yet.
    Definitely fits your requirement of ancient civs, it even has a wiki included for historical stuff. Neat!

    It's still in alpha (and has been since years, lol), but it does get steady development and is already quite playable.
    It definitely gets its inspiration from AoE, so if you like that, give it a go.
    Nothing to lose here, as it is totally free.
     
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  16. an Administrator Self-Ejected

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    seems pretty incline :bounce:
     
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    It seemed that way, what - 9-10 years ago?
    How does it fare now?
     
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    As I said, it keeps getting better constantly.
    Just fairly slow, which is in the nature of open source projects with small funding ;)
     
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  19. Beastro Arcane

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    Am I the only one that sees "ancient" and thinks of games set before 300ish BC?

    IMO, any games Roman or post-Alexander the Great is just Antiquity, not actually ancient given that they're the limit the majority of games will go back in time.

    I've been wanting a good Mesopotamian AoE or TW that revolved around inter-city state warring since I first played AoE1.

    Something Eurocentric or at least taking place somewhere in the past that was relevant plz~
     
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    You're not alone, there's definitely a big difference between pre- and post- Alexandrian Greece, and pre- and post- Qin China.
     
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    Is it just me, or is that the worst user interface in the known world?

    EDIT: Just watched a different LP, looks like you can move with the keyboard, not just the mouse. Not bad at all, then.
     
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    Mare Nostrvm also has product page:
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