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History of the World

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
52
2.3
Windows 3.x
...
1.4

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    The Historical Game of Strategy and World Conquest

    It took the Pharaohs a lifetime to build the pyramids. Entire dynasties rose and fell before the Great Wall of China was completed. Yet these and other monumental tasks unfold before your eyes against the panoramic background of the rise and fall of the world's greatest civilizations won by men in arms raging grom ancient Sumerian charioteers to the Kaiser's Stormtroopers. But the road to empire runs though seven Epochs -- each barred by a host of calamities such as plague, civil war, barabarian incursion, earthquakes, floods and holy wars announded in animated splendor to decide the fate of nations.

    Game Features:
    • 1 to 7 human and/or computer players vie for supremacy from the vangate point of the Gods
    • Dedicated E-Mail version with diplomacy messaging system
    • CD quality theme music from the 4 corners of the world
    • 20 fully-animated calamities and windfalls
    • 9 momentum-turning events per player
    • 49 of the greatest Empires in History -- each illustrated with artifacts of the period
    • 9 settings of AI competence and temerament for each player
    • Perpetual scorekeeping, plus on-screen advisors offering sage insights to assist your exaltedness on the road to empire
    • 48-page full color Gamer's Guide
    • Map of the world -- full-color reference key

    Contributed by Tony Van (2691) on Dec 20, 1999.