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Ashes of Empire

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MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
83
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DOS
69
3.0
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Description

The Confederation of Syndicalist Republics is the setting for this strategy and combat game. Much like the similar looking USSR at the time, the society is crumbling, and you are an upstart aiming to take over power for yourself ….. erm, I mean, aiming to bring peace, harmony, prosperity and happiness.

You start off in a small coastal province, and must progress by meeting people and negotiating to get them on your side – sometimes the sword is mightier than the pen, sometimes not. You must ensure that the more militant locals are pacified, and that ethnic minorities are looked after.

While those sections are all strategic, there are also some vector-based combat sections. These ensure that brawns are required along with brains, and give the game some variety.

Screenshots

Ashes of Empire Amiga Select territory
Ashes of Empire DOS Start of the game - Choosing a province.
Ashes of Empire DOS Pin description
Ashes of Empire DOS Exploring the map on foot.

Alternate Titles

  • "Fallen Empire" -- German title
  • "Ashes" -- Action Sixteen budget title

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The Press Says

Amiga Action Amiga Jun, 1992 93 out of 100 93
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jun, 1992 10 out of 12 83
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jun, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Power Play Amiga Oct, 1992 82 out of 100 82
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1992 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1992 80 out of 100 80
Génération 4 DOS Feb, 1993 77 out of 100 77
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 75 out of 100 75
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jun, 1993 41 out of 100 41

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