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Ancient Wars: Sparta (Windows)

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Description

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.

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Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Egyptian campaign briefing
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Spartan campaign loading screen
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Destruction complete ! they don't stop till all our buildings become dust !
Ancient Wars: Sparta Windows Persian soldiers waiting for Egyptian tributes

Alternate Titles

  • "Войны Древности: Спарта" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

Gamesmania Apr 18, 2007 74 out of 100 74
Gameswelt Apr 23, 2007 74 out of 100 74
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2007 72 out of 100 72
Pelit Jun, 2007 72 out of 100 72
PC Powerplay Apr, 2007 72 out of 100 72
Eurogamer.de Apr 30, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Worth Playing Aug 05, 2007 6.3 out of 10 63
GameZone Jun 27, 2007 6 out of 10 60
IGN May 04, 2007 6 out of 10 60
GamingExcellence Nov 27, 2007 5.9 out of 10 59

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Trivia

Lawsuit

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.

References to the game

Scenes from this game were used in the documentation Hannibal from the joint venture glanz.LEISTUNG.
Karthik KANE (460) added Ancient Wars: Sparta (Windows) on Mar 29, 2008