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Armies of Exigo (Windows)

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Description

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 A first look at dungeons
Armies of Exigo Windows Learning the basics of combat, with training dummies.
Armies of Exigo Windows Alderic is sent to Margoth.
Armies of Exigo Windows With the aid of the elves, the Empire can quickly destroy the Beast's camp.

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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The Press Says

Deaf Gamers 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
FOK!games Feb 02, 2005 86 out of 100 86
Game Captain Dec 28, 2004 83 out of 100 83
Fragland.net Feb 16, 2005 81.3 out of 100 81
Joystick (French) Nov, 2004 8 out of 10 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2005 78 out of 100 78
Gaming Nexus Jan 03, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Imperium Gier Dec 17, 2004 7.1 out of 10 71
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 06, 2005 70 out of 100 70
Cheat Code Central 2004 2.5 out of 5 50

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Silverblade (1421) added Armies of Exigo (Windows) on Dec 31, 2004