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Offline Jarhead0331

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Roman Empire Wars
« on: November 10, 2020, 10:09:01 AM »
Don't know much about it, but it looks pretty damn juicy!

As a new emperor of Rome, guide your country through the uncertain times, when the Empire is being constantly surrounded by the enemy nations. Donít wait for the inevitable, but show them your might and bring the war to their doorstep! For the power of Rome is great and the Emperorís fury brings death.

Gather your legions of the fiercest warriors in the whole Empire. Prepare for the bloodshed and create a strategy that will bring to shame the leaders across the Europe. Lead your troops to the victory as a wise and tireless commander. Give swift orders and change your plan accordingly to the situation on the battlefield. Flank, push them back and destroy. Everyone shall kneel before the armies of the Emperor.

Stand face to face with various fractions and bring them a crushing defeat. No Gauls, Huns, Greeks, Spartans or other barbarians will spit in the face of the Emperor. Make them pay for their impertinence. No matter how strong is their army, the Roman Empire will bring them devastation across the whole Europe. On the land and on the sea.

Manifest the glory of Rome, by battling in the distant lands of various countries. Rage war throughout the Greece, Carthage, Persia, Egipt and Great Britain. Let the glory of the Roman Empire be spread in Europe, by the means of sword. Make them fear your anger and marvel at your wisdom.

Main features:
- Take part in a large scale, epic battles that mimic the real life war campaigns of the greatest Emperorís in the history of Rome.- Engage the foreign armies in a tactical Real-Time Strategy fashion and use your dexterity to quickly crush your enemies.
- Become a great leader who builds his Empireís glory through multiple victories over the barbaric nations.
- Make use of your cunning and make swift decisions that will lead your legions of various historically accurate unit types to glory.

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Offline Zulu1966

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Re: Roman Empire Wars
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2020, 10:39:09 AM »
Looks good - hopefully does something different to RTW

I liked this also - which appeared underneath it on the steam page - not sure if from the same developer ?

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Re: Roman Empire Wars
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2020, 12:30:00 PM »
Following that trail, after Viking City Builder I also wishlisted Aztec City Builder (or whatever it was specifically called), and The Headsman.
ICEBREAKER THESIS CHRONOLOGY! -- Victor Suvorov's Stalin Grand Strategy theory, in chronological order. Lots and lots of order...

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Survive Harder! In the grim darkness of the bowl there is only, um, Amazons. And tentacles and midgets. Not remotely what you're thinking! ...okay, maybe a little remotely.

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Re: Roman Empire Wars
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2020, 01:11:48 PM »
My wallet, it screams.

Further down in my queue was also Kingdoms: Reborn, which also looks pretty good.
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Re: Roman Empire Wars
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2020, 07:44:01 PM »
Saw this. But after seeing it was made by playways and looking a bit more closely at the soldier models I decided to remove it from my wishlist until it is done.
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Re: Roman Empire Wars
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2020, 11:52:47 AM »
It looks interesting, but I find the title misleading. The vikings and the Romans did not interact. By the time the Vikings came around Rome was dead in the west and had transformed in the east. The Emperor's Varangian Guards were all Norsemen and Byzantium traded with the North, using a lot of Norse mercenaries. All that was left in the West were barbarian Kings of the proto-states of the medieval kingdoms some of whose lords aped Roman customs. This does not detract from the game, but they need to find a new title or move the game's setting. Or not.
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