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Ancient Wars: Sparta (Windows)

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Ancient Wars: Sparta is a RTS which takes place during 500-450 BC period, which recreates the battles of Spartans, Persians and Egyptians for Little Asia, Europe and North Africa. The single player campaign is divided between the 3 aforementioned races totaling to 27 missions.

The game features large scale battles with tactical elements for formations and attack positions. In addition, units are able to pick up weapons from defeated soldiers and use it just like in Bungie's Myth games. The player will be able to customize the infantry units from the weapons to armor type. The player will be able to add existing tech to their own culture by conquering other cultures.


Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Leonidas and his guards ready to start the conquest
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows On the barracks you can set up your soldiers
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Constructing the Spartan gold mine
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows At the beginning of each mission you receive your objectives

Alternate Titles

  • "Войны Древности: Спарта" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

Gameswelt Apr 23, 2007 74 out of 100 74
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2007 74 out of 100 74
Gamesmania Apr 18, 2007 74 out of 100 74
Krawall Gaming Network May 05, 2007 74 out of 100 74
PC Powerplay Apr, 2007 72 out of 100 72
GameSpot Apr 30, 2007 6.3 out of 10 63
HardGamers May 31, 2007 50 out of 100 50
Play.tm May 31, 2007 50 out of 100 50
1UP May 03, 2007 C 50
Eurogamer.net (UK) Apr 26, 2007 4 out of 10 40


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In November 2007 Playlogic International won a lawsuit against WorldForge and Burut Co considering the copyright of Ancient Wars: Sparta. It was ruled that Playlogic owns the copyright for the game and that Worldforge/Burut are forbidden to distribute the game outside the former Soviet Union territory.

References to the game

Scenes from this game were used in the documentation Hannibal from the joint venture glanz.LEISTUNG.
Karthik KANE (460) added Ancient Wars: Sparta (Windows) on Mar 29, 2008