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Empires: Dawn of the Modern World (Windows)

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Description

From Rick Goodman, lead designer on Age of Empires, and the studio that created Empire Earth comes Empires: Dawn of the Modern World. Empires is a non-symmetrical historical RTS spanning in time from the Middle Ages to World War 2. With 7 different civilizations all with entirely unique units, effects, and special attacks, Empires: DMW focuses as much on gameplay variety as on historical weaponry.

Players can play with up to 8 people or computers online through GameSpy, a direct IP, or on a LAN. Or they can play one of 3 single player campaigns involving Richard the Lionheart's war against France, Admiral Yi's defense of Korea against Japan, and Patton's legendary landing on the beaches of Normandy. Or they can just play a randomly generated map against any number of computer opponents. Level and campaign editors are included in the package, though original units are not supported.


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Empires: Dawn of the Modern World Windows Prince Richard faces off against the treacherous Count in a 1 against 3 battle at the end of campaign 1. unfair fight..
Empires: Dawn of the Modern World Windows General Patton campaign
Empires: Dawn of the Modern World Windows The Options Screen
Empires: Dawn of the Modern World Windows Upon his travels, Richard comes across Drew the Thief... Guess what he does for a living!

Alternate Titles

  • "帝国:当代之曙光" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Empires: L'aube d'un Monde Nouveau" -- French title
  • "Empires: Die Neuzeit" -- German title

User Reviews

Yet ANOTHER poorly done Age of Empires, Age of Kings knockoff. James Kirk (159) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars

The Press Says

IGN Oct 23, 2003 8.8 out of 10 88
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2003 86 out of 100 86
DreamStation.cc Feb 04, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Armchair Empire, The Dec 08, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Action Oct 30, 2003 83 out of 100 83
4Players.de Oct 23, 2003 82 out of 100 82
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 2003 81 out of 100 81
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesmania Nov 14, 2003 80 out of 100 80
GameSpy Nov 03, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Chris Canfield (451) added Empires: Dawn of the Modern World (Windows) on Jan 20, 2004