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Description

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War is the third of SSI's games set in the Warhammer 40,000 gaming universe from Games Workshop. The player takes control of the mighty Eldar to drive the humans from the Maiden World and reclaim the Eldar's long lost artifacts.

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War is a turn-based strategy game that uses the system from SSI's Panzer General II.

Screenshots

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows Campaign menu: manage your army and purchase strategies.
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows Reinforcements, very good
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows Some of the map locations have little descriptions.
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Windows At the beginning the Tyrannids use mostly corrupted troops, only later they use their real killers.

Promo Images

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Screenshot
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Screenshot
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Screenshot
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War Screenshot

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User Reviews

Not the best Warhammer 40k game, but still fun. Grov (646) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars

Critic Reviews

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Aug 01, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 07, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Sep 01, 1999 B 75
Power Play Sep, 1999 72 out of 100 72
PC Joker Sep, 1999 72 out of 100 72
Game Over Online Jul 25, 1999 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot Jul 30, 1999 5.9 out of 10 59
Power Unlimited Jan, 2000 5.8 out of 10 58
Gry OnLine Feb 14, 2001 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Some copies of the US release of Rites of War contained two very cool free bonuses. The first was a mail in coupon for a free issue of White Dwarf, the official magazine of Games Workshop (valued at around $5). The second was a full copy (with .pdf documentation) of People's General, SSI's China vs NATO simulation wargame.

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Gene Davison (727) added Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War (Windows) on Sep 01, 2000