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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.

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Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows Before each battle, a "strategy" can be selected for the duration of the battle.
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows We shall fight them on the beaches!
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows A last stand
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows Units can also be advanced with certain parks.

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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
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
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1999 68 out of 100 68
IGN Jul 30, 1999 6.1 out of 10 61
GamesFirst! Aug 27, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Aug 18, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Unlimited Jan, 2000 5.8 out of 10 58
Gry OnLine Feb 14, 2001 5 out of 10 50

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