Glory of the Roman Empire

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Glory of the Roman Empire
Imperivm Civitas
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Developer(s) Haemimont Games
Publisher(s) CDV and FX Interactive for the Italian and Spanish market
Platform(s) Windows
Release June 26, 2006
Genre(s) City-Building Game
Mode(s) Single player

Glory of the Roman Empire is a 2006 city-building game set during the age of the Roman Empire, developed by Haemimont Games. The game was released on 26 June 2006 in the United States. The game features a three-dimensional game engine and individual modeling of game character behaviors. The game was released in Spain and Italy in December 2006 by FX Interactive under the name Imperium Civitas. The difference in naming is explained by the popularity of Haemimont's previous games, Imperium I, II and III, which sold more than 1 million copies in these countries.

In the game, the player assumes the roles of city planner, governor, and military leader. Successful players will need planning skills, economic savvy, and—should those fail—military might. The glory of the Roman Empire will challenge gamers to grow a small village into a thriving community through trade with neighbors, while also expanding and defending its borders through more militaristic means. Players will need to focus on the physical and emotional health of the citizenry; as villagers age and mature under strong leadership, they contribute to the development of more advanced societies and larger cities.

A demo was released by Haemimont games on June 14, 2006,[1] and a sequel - Imperium Romanum - was released in 2008.

Scenarios[edit]

Glory of the Roman Empire:

Missions take place in Florentia (5 missions), Pompeii (1 mission), Syracusae (4 missions), Toletum (3 missions), Kartagena (3 missions), Massilia (2 missions), Mediolanum (2 missions), Lugdunum (2 missions), Londinium (3 missions), and Colonia Claudia (3 missions)

There are seven more scenarios that are sandboxes: Mountain Paradise, Desert, Highlander, Across the river, Mamertum, Halkedonia, and Rome.

It also has a challenge mode where the player has to achieve random goals for 4 different cities.

Imperium Civitas: (Spanish and Italian edition)

There are two campaigns instead of one as in Glory of the Roman Empire. A military campaign and a peaceful campaign.

There are 12 freebuild cities: Burdigala, Colonia Agrippina, Syena, Andautonia, Roma, Geneva, Venetia, Tamiatis, Labacum, Antium, Salamantica, and Emerita Augusta

In the challenge mode the player can choose from Londinium, Lutetia, Colonia Agrippina, Burdigala, Lugdunum, Mediolanum, Andautonia, Tarraco, Carthago Nova, Tingis, Caralis, Carthago, Syracusae, Pompeii, and Roma.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demo download site at Gamespot

External links[edit]

Official Community Sites

Non-Official Community Sites