||  

Back to News Listing Matrix Games Releases Chariots of War!

Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 by Matrix Support

Type: News

Grab the reins and charge full speed ahead with the Matrix Games re-release of Chariots of War

Matrix Games and Slitherine Strategies (www.slitherine.com) are elated to announce that they will be re-releasing of Chariots of War under the Matrix Games banner. Providing the perfect mix of resource management and empire building, Chariots of War allows players to manage everything about their empire. The blend of intense chaos of battle with the calm and collected planning of an ancient city has earned Chariots of War the honor of being called "Civilization with battles."

In Chariots of War, players can build hundreds of buildings and city improvements, and collect 9 different resources such as Myrrh, Gems and Horses. On the darker side of empire, players will have a wide variety of soldiers to recruit and utilize as they crush all opposition to their absolute primacy. Field light troops like skirmishers and auxilia or just go for ancient armoured units like chariots and battle carts.

 

Some other features of Chariots of War include:

 

  • Play one of 58 different nations on a large & beautiful grand campaign map covering the whole Middle East including 164 cities and 80 minor settlements. There are 10 types of nations each with their own unique units.  Smaller campaigns are also included for gamers who want a shorter game. 
  • Put your General in command of your army fighting real-time battles under the fog of war
  • A Random event system that depicts the Era in colourful detail, recreating historical phenomena such as Earth-quakes, Floods and Locust plagues.
  • The Happiness and welfare of the inhabitants of your cities will depend on overpopulation, recruitment levels, garrisons and food, and by developing temples, entertainment and other buildings you keep revolution at bay
  • Advances will increase the development of your tribe.
  • Recruit units from nearly thirty different troop types for you invincible armies
  • Barbarian tribes will roam the land, attacking anything they encounter.
  • Trade allows you to buy and sell the 9 resources. Different areas of the map have access to different resources so trade is key.
  • Diplomats can be sent out to gather information. You can eject enemy diplomats in a number of gory ways.

 

More Info

Chariots of War

  ( Views : 10525 )


In Other News..

Matrix Games lands on Bundle Stars!

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Amazing news!

We are happy to announce that Matrix Games lands on Bundle Stars!

Starting from today a number of our games will be sold on the Bundle Stars store at a very special discount price!

Read more...

Sengoku Jidai: check the Art of Command video!

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

We have just published a new video to show you gameplay footage one of the most interesting features of Sengoku Jidai: generals.

Generals influence the gameplay greatly by having an effect on all units under their command, they can be attached to units and even take part to personal combat against enemy commanders!

If you want to know more, just watch the video:

Read more...

Scourge of War: Quatre Bras is coming!

Monday, May 02, 2016

“Napoleon has humbugged me, by God; he has gained twenty-four hours' march on me” — The Duke of Wellington

1815. Quatre Bras, a small village with no more than 4 houses located in Belgium. But this peaceful place will assume a key in determining the Europe’s fate.

Here, the Armée du Nord commanded by Marshall Ney will face Wellington’s Anglo-Allied Army. The goal of the French is clear: if they achieve to achieve control of the crossroads, they will prevent the Prussians from linking up with the British army and creating a force too large for even Napoleon to smash.

Read more...

Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa has been released on Steam!

Friday, April 29, 2016

The titanic struggle between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union is here!

Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa, one of the most acclaimed wargames available for the Eastern Front, comes to Steam with its full array of innovative features and new elements!

"Winner of Grogheads "Digital Wargame of the Year” award, liked by Rock Paper Shotgun and with a 'you need to play this game' advice from the Three Moves Ahead podcast, Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa is not the usual turn-based wargame.

Read more...

The Battle of the Two Hills - AAR

Friday, April 29, 2016

Sengoku Jidai: an AAR!

Greetings everyone and welcome to this AAR of Sengoku Jidai: Shadow of the Shogun, the new game in development by Byzantine Games and due to release on 19th May on PC.

Today we’ll fight a Skirmish Defend field battle on a Woody terrain. Skirmish battles are fought on randomly generated maps between two different army lists which can be selected or randomized. The map generator in Skirmish mode is impressive: it creates realistic battlefields with geographical features which have to be exploited to gain tactical advantages.

Read more...

Sengoku Jidai Japanese Factions preview!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Sengoku Jidai: Shadow of the Shogun offers the opportunity to lead armies from very diverse regions and countries: Japan, Korea, China, Manchuria and Mongolia.

We’ll cover each region in weekly previews, describing the available army lists, talking about their evolution and the weapons and tactics they employ.

Read more...

Wars of Napoleon has been updated to version 1.02!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

One of the best grand strategy game set in the Napoleonic era has received an important update, and it is very huge!

The Engine, the Diplomacy system and the Historical Events have been considerably improved, making the experience more immersive than ever!

The list of changes is truly impressive! Check it out here!

You can download the patch from here

Get more information about Wars of Napoleon from its product page

Read more...