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 Persian soldiers attacking the Acropolis
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows The gold start to increase our treasure
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Persian slaves constructing a gold quarry
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Persian campaign loading screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Войны Древности: Спарта" -- Russian spelling

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Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2007 74 out of 100 74
PC Powerplay Apr, 2007 72 out of 100 72 May 11, 2007 68 out of 100 68
GameSpot Apr 30, 2007 6.3 out of 10 63
IGN May 04, 2007 6 out of 10 60
GamingExcellence Nov 27, 2007 5.9 out of 10 59 May 31, 2007 50 out of 100 50
1UP May 03, 2007 C 50
HardGamers May 31, 2007 50 out of 100 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.
John Chaser (458) added Ancient Wars: Sparta (Windows) on Mar 29, 2008