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The Golden Horde is a real-time strategy game, based on events that took place in Central Asia, Russia and western Europe at the beginning of the XIII century.

Players can choose between three factions, each with different styles of play: the Mongols, the Russians and the Crusaders. The Mongols are the most dynamic faction, as they can move their buildings around the map, should the need arise, the Russians can only build near their town centers, while the Crusaders can build anywhere on the map.

The different units can earn experience during fights and the player can even outfit them with custom weaponry.

The weather plays an element in the game, as wind affects fired arrows, rain reduces visibility and snow slows down units.


The Golden Horde Windows A close-up of the same scene.
The Golden Horde Windows Combat scene, with minimised control bar.
The Golden Horde Windows Teuton demo mission, a small force near a recently converted village.
The Golden Horde Windows Mongols create new warriors by equipping workers with weapons.

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The Golden Horde Screenshot
The Golden Horde Screenshot
The Golden Horde Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Золотая Орда" -- Russian spelling
  • "Great War Nations: The Mongols" -- Dreamcatcher release title

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HonestGamers May 19, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Game Watcher Apr 27, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68
GameStar (Germany) Mar, 2009 68 out of 100 68
Gameplay (Benelux) Apr 29, 2008 67 out of 100 67
Absolute Games ( Feb 25, 2008 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot Nov 10, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Gameswelt Jun 25, 2008 60 out of 100 60
AceGamez Jul 10, 2008 6 out of 10 60
IGN Aug 29, 2008 5.8 out of 10 58
Game Captain Jul 30, 2008 51 out of 100 51


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Spenot (8673) added The Golden Horde (Windows) on Jul 10, 2008