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Description

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War is the third of SSI's games set in the Warhammer 40,000 gaming universe from Games Workshop. The player takes control of the mighty Eldar to drive the humans from the Maiden World and reclaim the Eldar's long lost artifacts.

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War is a turn-based strategy game that uses the system from SSI's Panzer General II.

Screenshots

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows This Psyker is using his unholy power against the Eldar.
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows Fighting an entrenched enemy in a city is a bloody affair.
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows A strange alliance is marching to war.
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows One of the rare named characters is my target.

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User Reviews

Not the best Warhammer 40k game, but still fun. Grov (646) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

Critic Reviews

Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 07, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Electric Games 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Revolution Sep 01, 1999 B 75
Electric Playground May 08, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Power Play Sep, 1999 72 out of 100 72
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 1999 70 out of 100 70
Game Over Online Jul 25, 1999 69 out of 100 69
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Aug 18, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GamesFirst! Aug 27, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Games (Germany) Aug, 1999 55 out of 100 55

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Trivia

Some copies of the US release of Rites of War contained two very cool free bonuses. The first was a mail in coupon for a free issue of White Dwarf, the official magazine of Games Workshop (valued at around $5). The second was a full copy (with .pdf documentation) of People's General, SSI's China vs NATO simulation wargame.

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Gene Davison (729) added Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War (Windows) on Sep 01, 2000