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Empires in Arms PC

Empires in Arms is an official computer conversion of a classic 1982 grand strategy board strategy game by Australian Design Group. Thus, we are dealing with a serious, extensive, turn-based strategy, located in the period of the Napoleonic Wars (1805-1815).

Strategy | turn-based | Napoleonic era

Empires in Arms Release Date PC


developer: Australian Design Group publisher: Matrix Games/Slitherine Official website

English language game language: English

Empires in Arms is the computer version of Australian Design Group classic board game. Empires in Arms is a seven player game of grand strategy during the Napoleonic period of 1805-1815. Playable either solitaire, by email or over the Internet. Corps level with full diplomatic options to allow players complete freedom to fight it out for control of Europe any way they want to. The map is divided up into provinces providing an attractive look.

The game moves in monthly turns where diplomacy and builds are conducted.Within the monthly turns there area variable number of impulses where corps and fleets move about. All movement is simultaneous with battles occurring at the end of the impulse.

Battles are resolved by players both picking a strategy and fighting a series of rounds in an attempt to break the enemy. Make and break alliances, declare war, invade minor nations, propose peace terms, build armies of landwehr, regulars, guards,light cavalry, heavy cavalry and artillery. Many historical leaders from the period are included to command corps and fleets, from Admiral Nelson to Marshall Davout to the Pashas of the Ottoman Empires.

* Official licensed adaptation of the classic Empires in Arms board game

* Includes some enhanced rules and play options added over the years by Empires in Arms players

* Napoleonic Grand Strategy at its best!

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: E-mail   Player counter: 1 - 7  

Media type: 1 CD

User score: 5 / 10 based on 26 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 5.9 / 10 based on 6 votes.

Age restrictions Empires in Arms: Good for all ages.

Empires in Arms System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Pentium III 700 MHz
  • 512 MB RAM
  • graphic card 64 MB (GeForce 3 Ti200 or better)
  • 200 MB HDD
  • Windows 98 SE/Me/2000/NT/XP
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