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Description

Alexander is an RTS based on the movie of the same same, and the real-life Alexander the Great. The game follows the same general path as the movie, and includes media straight from the film. Present in the game are Greek, Persian, Indian and Egyptian forces, with a campaign for each. The hybrid 2D/3D engine (2D units, 3D terrain - also used in Cossacks 2: Napoleonic Wars) allows for a very large number of troops on the field. This is used to good effect, as battles can easily contain hundreds of units. Finally, multiplayer and skirmish levels are available, and the soundtrack (of the game and the movie) is by the composer Vangelis.

The actual goals for each mission vary, but they all are of the "Destroy/Survive/Escort" variety. Still, the scale of the battles is interesting, as is the opportunity to replay some of the great battles of Alexander's rule.

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Alexander Windows Your first battle.
Alexander Windows Single mission menu.
Alexander Windows Alexander talking to a peasant.
Alexander Windows Your forces near the city of Chaeronea.

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Alternate Titles

  • "亚历山大" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Александр" -- Russian spelling
  • "Alexandre" -- French title
  • "Aleksander" -- Polish title
  • "Alejandro Magno" -- Spanish title

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Critic Reviews

GBase - The Gamer's Base Mar 06, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Chronicles Jan 23, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Gameswelt Dec 05, 2004 71 out of 100 71
4Players.de Dec 12, 2004 62 out of 100 62
PC Gamer UK Jan, 2005 61 out of 100 61
FOK!games Dec 20, 2004 51 out of 100 51
Krawall Gaming Network Dec 29, 2004 43 out of 100 43
Gry OnLine Feb 08, 2005 42 out of 100 42
PC Zone Mar 22, 2005 4.1 out of 10 41
PC Powerplay Dec, 2004 41 out of 100 41

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Awards

  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2005 - Game With The Most Units Per Square Meter in 2004

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qwertyuiop (32517) added Alexander (Windows) on May 14, 2006