|| Rise of
||(Win98/Me/XP/2000) (DVD Case) (RISENATPR)
Publisher: Microsoft /
Big Huge Games
The Entire Span Of Human History Is
In Your Hands!
Dominate 6,000 years of history from the Ancient Age to the
Information Age. Which forces will you deploy to lead your nation to global
prominence? Trade, espionage, diplomacy
war? Whichever path you choose,
youll experience the pulse pounding thrill and speed of real-time gaming
combined with the epic scope and depth of turn-based strategy games
brought together for the first time ever in Rise of Nations.
In Rise of Nations, you'll create new cities, improve city
infrastructures and expand national borders. Conquer foes through military
might using everything from sling-shots to cannons to stealth bombers to
nuclear weapons; corner the market on key commodities and consolidate power
under your rule; wheel and deal across time with history's eminent cultures.
Cross genre gameplay Combining pulse-pounding
real-time gaming with the epic scope of turn-based strategy games, Rise of
Nations gives you a fast and fun experience. You can play a quick battle on
your choice of map as your choice of nation (including random), or play the
turn-based/RTS mix Conquer the World Campaign.
Zooming scale See enormous swaths of territory
at once or zoom to watch one group of citizens or military unit at work.
Maintain command of multiple cities and expansive military campaigns while
still controlling the progress of individual cities and battles. Clearly
defined national borders let you expand territory strategically.
Multiple victory conditions Gain dominion
through non-military and quasi-military strategies including espionage,
diplomacy, technology races and territory expansion. Or, simply obliterate all
comers through the raw power of a military conquest.
Streamlined multiplayer In the multiplayer mode
(up to 8 players), you'll accumulate resources and move through different time
periods quickly, reaching the coup de grace in a timely fashion. Victory is
just moments away
Lead one of 18 Historical Nations Each of the
18 Nations boasts special units unique to them, and each nation benefits from
particular attributes that give them distinct advantages in battle or another
aspect of the game. Nations include Aztec, Bantu, British, Chinese, Eqyptians,
French, German, Greek, Inca, Japanese, Koreans, Maya, Mongols, Nubians, Romans,
Russians, Spanish and Turks, and all change distinctively through the passage
Learn to play 6 tutorials for beginning to
experienced strategy gamers allow you to learn at whichever speed is most
Smart Citizens No need to micro-manage your
citizens. If citizens are idle for a few seconds they will automatically start
collecting resources and/or help build buildings. If you like to micro-manage
your citizens, simply turn off this option.
Windows 98/Me/XP/2000: Processor: 500 MHz Hard Drive:
800 MB Video Card: 16 MB 3D card Other: audio board with speakers and / or
headphones Online/multiplayer requirements: 56.6 kbps or better for internet
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