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Age of Mythology (Windows)

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1001 Video Games

Age of Mythology appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Board game

The game was adapted into a 2003 boardgame of the same name published by Eagle Games.


Age of Mythology has over three million lines of code.


This is the first game in the Age series, developed by Ensemble, to use a 3D engine.

Mountain giant

The mountain giant unit has a unique, little-known special attack – it can kick dwarves like soccer balls.


In 2003, Age of Mythology won the Gold-Award from the German VUD (Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland - Entertainment Software Association Germany) for selling more then 100,000 (but less then 200,000) units in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


  • 4Players
    • 2002 – #7 Best PC Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
  • Computer Games
    • March 2003 (No. 148) - #4 in the 10 Best Games of 2002 list
  • Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland (Entertainment Software Association Germany)
    • 2003 - Gold Award
Information also contributed by Maw, PCGamer77, Pseudo_Intellectual and Xoleras.

Contributed by Kartanym (10751) on Nov 03, 2002. [revised by : Cantillon (13161), Patrick Bregger (142842) and --x-- (58546)]. -- edit trivia