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Armies of Exigo (Windows)

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Armies of Exigo is another RPS (RTS-RPG hybrid) in the tradition of Warcraft III. The land of Men is threatened by a bestial force returning after having been soundly defeated. The elders fail to read the signs of impending doom, and only a young hero who is granted leadership of the council heeds the prophecy that foretold this conflict.

This is more or less the story of the game. There are three different sides in Armies of Exigo, with the third joining the fray later in the campaign. The game offers quite a few interesting features, such as travelling in and exploring underground passages, the ability to form "supergroups" comprised of several traditional squads assigned to numbers.

Heroes are the most powerful units in the game, but all units advance with experience, even if they do so slowly. Also, being a traditional RTS with base building, Armies of Exigo utilizes three kinds of resources: gold, wood and gems.

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Armies of Exigo Windows You can find certain power-ups such as health potions and loot in certain places.
Armies of Exigo Windows Loading screen for the tutorial
Armies of Exigo Windows Learning the basics of combat, with training dummies.
Armies of Exigo Windows A first look at dungeons

Alternate Titles

  • "魔幻霸主" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Armies of Exigo: Хроники великой войны" -- Russian spelling
  • "Armie Exigo" -- Polish title

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Critic Reviews

PC Action Jan 14, 2005 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) Dec 01, 2004 82 out of 100 82
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Joystick (French) Nov, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Dec 20, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamePro (US) Dec 01, 2004 4 out of 5 80
JeuxVideoPC.com Jan 17, 2005 15 out of 20 75
Gameplanet Jan 12, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 25, 2005 13 out of 20 65
ActionTrip Dec 17, 2004 59 out of 100 59

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Silverblade (1415) added Armies of Exigo (Windows) on Dec 31, 2004