DescriptionWarhammer 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.
Part of the Following Group
|Not the best Warhammer 40k game, but still fun.||Grov (646)|
The Press Says
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Oct 07, 1999||8 out of 10||80|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Aug 01, 1999||80 out of 100||80|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Nov, 1999||80|
|Electric Playground||May 08, 2004||7.5 out of 10||75|
|GameStar (Germany)||Sep, 1999||70 out of 100||70|
|Game Over Online||Jul 25, 1999||69 out of 100||69|
|PC Player (Germany)||Oct, 1999||68 out of 100||68|
|IGN||Jul 30, 1999||6.1 out of 10||61|
|Power Unlimited||Jan, 2000||5.8 out of 10||58|
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TriviaSome 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.
Related Web Sites
- Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War (official website)