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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.


Armies of Exigo Windows Loading screen for the tutorial
Armies of Exigo Windows Alderic is sent to Margoth.
Armies of Exigo Windows Elven rangers join the army.
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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Gamesmania.de Dec 08, 2004 89 out of 100 89
GamersHell.com 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
Pelit Jan, 2005 84 out of 100 84
4Players.de Dec 09, 2004 80 out of 100 80
GamePro (US) Dec 01, 2004 4 out of 5 80
Joystick (French) Nov, 2004 8 out of 10 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
Eurogamer.net (UK) Dec 16, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Cheat Code Central 2004 2.5 out of 5 50


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Silverblade (1410) added Armies of Exigo (Windows) on Dec 31, 2004