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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 One of the rare named characters is my target.
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows At the beginning the Tyrannids use mostly corrupted troops, only later they use their real killers.
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows Take this!
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows Battle against the marines. Blue hexes show where your unit can move.

Promo Images

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Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Screenshot
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Screenshot
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User Reviews

Not the best Warhammer 40k game, but still fun. Grov (667) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

Critic Reviews

Electric Games 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Aug 01, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Game Revolution Sep 01, 1999 B 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
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1999 68 out of 100 68
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

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