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Grand Ages: Rome (Windows)

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In the ancient Roman Empire take control of one of the five powerful noble family and help make the Empire even greater by defeating its enemies and conquer new lands. Start as a Governor of a small island and through your economic and military skills achieve the historical campaign that will take you to the ancient colonies of the Roman Empire, from Britannia to Egypt.

Grand Ages: Rome features a very detailed graphics and a big technology tree. The missions goals can't be achieved without taking care of your population, by fulfilling its needs (food, cultural, spiritual).

There are many resources (food and minerals) to gather and monumental buildings to be build. You can even use slaves as workforce. To expand your territory and protect from barbarians attacks you must build a strong army.There are 18 different military units, terrestrial or naval. Nearly everything in this game consume resources, so the economy takes a very important place.

This Real-Time Strategy game is the sequel of Imperium Romanum and the gameplay is similar to Caesar games.

Can be played solo or multiplayer. In the solo campaign there are more than 40 levels and the progress is non-linear. The multiplayer campaign can be played both competitively or cooperatively.


Grand Ages: Rome Windows Clicking on the menu bar toggles the overlay buttons which can be used to show problem areas
Grand Ages: Rome Windows Once a school has been built the player can commission research that will help other areas advance
Grand Ages: Rome Windows The start of the first campaign mission. Time to get building
Grand Ages: Rome Windows The small central building with a white line around it is a brick works. It serves the area within the blue circle. It needs resources to function

Alternate Titles

  • "Imperivm Civitas III" -- Spanish Title

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GamingXP May 23, 2009 87 out of 100 87
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Feb 27, 2009 79 out of 100 79 Mar 09, 2009 78 out of 100 78
Click! May, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75 Feb 05, 2009 15 out of 20 75 Apr 02, 2009 70 out of 100 70 May 25, 2009 70 out of 100 70
Boomtown Mar 17, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Apr 17, 2009 67 out of 100 67
Cyber Stratege Apr 26, 2009 6 out of 10 60


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Robinet (42) added Grand Ages: Rome (Windows) on Aug 25, 2009