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Persian Wars takes place in the Arabian Nights setting. The magical ring of the great king Salomon just fell from the sky into the desert. You play the role of Sindbad a young warrior who, of course, wants the ring for himself. During the game, you'll encounter the three main tribes who dwell in the desert: the Amazons, fierce warrior women, the Nomads and their powerful horsemen, as well as the Ghûls, necrophagous creatures who use strange weaponry.

Persian Wars uses the same engine as Black Moon Chronicles. You alternate between a strategic map, where you can build new armies, reinforce existing ones, upgrade your base and move your armies to your next mission, and the mission themselves.

There are lots of missions available, ranging from massive battles to treasure capture, oasis raid or protection, alliance with one of the three factions of the game...

Gameplay-wise, the game plays much like a watered down version of Black Moon Chronicles. Battles are less tactical, units are less varied and the game plays much faster (though you can pause the game to give orders).


Persian Wars Windows Battle
Persian Wars Windows Main menu
Persian Wars Windows Your hero
Persian Wars Windows Map

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Alternate Titles

  • "Персидские войны" -- Russian spelling
  • "Persian Wars: Strategy and Adventure in the Heart of the Arabian Nights" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Persian Wars: Stratégie et aventure au cœur des 1001 nuits" -- French tag-lined title
  • "Persian Wars: I conquistatori delle mille e una notte" -- Italian tag-lined title

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User Reviews

Lord of the Rings + Thousand-and-one Nights = shrieks of terror. Ebonscarp (4) 1.43 Stars1.43 Stars1.43 Stars1.43 Stars1.43 Stars

Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited Jul, 2001 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) May 31, 2001 78 out of 100 78
Gameplay (Benelux) Jul 02, 2001 74 out of 100 74
Jeuxvideo.com May 17, 2001 14 out of 20 70
PC Action (Germany) Jul 06, 2001 45 out of 100 45
Gamekult Jun 27, 2001 3 out of 10 30
GameStar (Germany) Jun, 2001 28 out of 100 28
PC Games (Germany) Jul 04, 2001 22 out of 100 22


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cafeine (151) added Persian Wars (Windows) on Aug 11, 2005
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