Category: Games & Entertainment - Games - Strategy
Unit Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Publisher: Sold-Out Software
Packaging: Dvd Style Box
Operating System: Windows 98/Me/Xp/Vista
Your destiny awaits on the battlefield... As a Roman General on a crusade to forge an empire, you will be transported back to the dusty battlegrounds of Egypt, the frozen lands of the Gauls, and finally to the heart of the Empire itself, Italy.
You must employ cunning military operations as the lands you seek to conquer are heavily defended by thousands of powerful troops. Feed your insatiable hunger to rule the empire with this combat-heavy adventure inspired by the historical battles of Julius Caesar. Command the forces of not only the Romans, but also the ferocious Gauls, and the religiously fanatical Egyptians. Your road to victory depends on strong strategic skills ū learning to combine units and exploit the enemyĘs weakness is key.
Played out in jaw dropping 3D visuals from the immense scale of the pyramids right down to the individual centurion. Praetorians is stunning in its detail, scale and beauty. Incredibly intuitive, Praetorians allows skilled strategy gamers and beginners alike to fully immerse themselves in the story with absolute ease.
Unique Civilizations: Command the forces of three civilizations, each with a unique set of troops and tactics.
Diverse Units: Each civilization has 13 different units ranging from pikemen, centurions, and cavalry to specialized units such as the Roman gladiators, Barbarian hunters, and Nubian archers.
Pure Strategic Combat: Minimal base building and resource management means you can focus entirely on battlefield manuevers.
Massive Fortress Sieges: Conquer your foes in colossal fortress sieges involving hundreds of units. Will you attack using siege weapons, or deploy an all-out ladder assault?
Multiple Play Modes: Ambush your enemy utilizing three different gameplay modes. Battle for supremacy against your friends and foes! In Praetorians you can wage war with up to 8 players via the Internet or a local area network. The game fully supports GameSpy Arcade for online play.
Master the art of war in 24 single player missions: Devastate your rival in freeform skirmish mode in both single or multiplayer.
Strategic Terrain: From high elevations supplying range and vision advantages, to dense forests providing cover for ambushes, understanding the terrainĘs strategic value is key for victory.