Ancient Wars: Sparta (Windows)

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Ancient Wars: Sparta is a RTS which takes place during 500-450 BC period, which recreates the battles of Spartans, Persians and Egyptians for Little Asia, Europe and North Africa. The single player campaign is divided between the 3 aforementioned races totaling to 27 missions.

The game features large scale battles with tactical elements for formations and attack positions. In addition, units are able to pick up weapons from defeated soldiers and use it just like in Bungie's Myth games. The player will be able to customize the infantry units from the weapons to armor type. The player will be able to add existing tech to their own culture by conquering other cultures.


Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Egyptian Campaign loading screen
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Leonidas and his guards ready to start the conquest
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Persian soldiers attacking the Acropolis
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Destruction complete ! they don't stop till all our buildings become dust !

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Alternate Titles

  • "Войны Древности: Спарта" -- Russian spelling

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Gameswelt Apr 23, 2007 74 out of 100 74
Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2007 74 out of 100 74
Krawall Gaming Network May 05, 2007 74 out of 100 74 May 11, 2007 68 out of 100 68
Worth Playing Aug 05, 2007 6.3 out of 10 63
IGN May 04, 2007 6 out of 10 60
IGN UK Apr 18, 2007 5.8 out of 10 58 May 31, 2007 50 out of 100 50
1UP May 03, 2007 C 50 (UK) Apr 26, 2007 4 out of 10 40


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In November 2007 Playlogic International won a lawsuit against WorldForge and Burut Co considering the copyright of Ancient Wars: Sparta. It was ruled that Playlogic owns the copyright for the game and that Worldforge/Burut are forbidden to distribute the game outside the former Soviet Union territory.

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Scenes from this game were used in the documentation Hannibal from the joint venture glanz.LEISTUNG.

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John Chaser (535) added Ancient Wars: Sparta (Windows) on Mar 29, 2008