Experience the award-winning combination of city building, commerce, discovery, diplomacy and combat. Create your own nation with a unique blend of simulation and real-time strategy. Journey across the globe to explore, trade and learn technologies to expand your empire and to make your own history. With its extensive and immersive campaign, Dawn of Discovery: Gold Edition guarantees never-ending gaming fun for novices and experts alike. Dawn of Discovery: Gold Edition includes the original Dawn of Discovery and the Dawn of Discovery: Venice add-on in the highly acclaimed game that just got better. Meet the orient!
Build your own settlement in the Orient
Get to know the culture and technologies of the Orient
Make the desert bloom
Meet the Sultan and earn his respect
Take control over enemy cities thanks to your influence in the cities' council board
Raise huge metropolises!
Build a unique seaside with a harbor system
Construct impressive monuments to crown your creation
Shape the character of your city with alleyways, city walls and castles
Enrich your settlement with dozens of objects
Personalize the way you play!
Configure the interface to fit your own personal needs
Create your own adventures in the Dawn of Discovery world with powerful tools and share them with the community
A strategy game for beginners & pros!
An intuitive interface for beginners with many options for advanced players
A thrilling campaign that carries beginners into the world of Dawn of Discovery
A motivating sandbox mode that can be modified by players to any degree
Special titles, talents, medals and other rewards that are collected in the captain's log
New Venetian setting:The rich Dawn of Discovery environment is complemented with a new Venetian setting offering new possibilities of interaction:
Build two new Venetian ship types: the small and big tradesman cog
Develop secret cabinets, infiltrate your enemies and sabotage their expansion
Multiplayer: Play Dawn of Discovery online in a multiplayer mode:
Choose to play versus or co-op to defeat the AI by combining your techniques
Up to 8 players
New Challenges and Quests:
Up to 60 new items and 300 new quests with two new mission types: trading race and ship boarding
Discover and exploit a new type of island, the Volcano island
New scenarios to face new challenges with new achievements, medals and quests
Supported OS: Windows® XP (SP3), Windows Vista® (only) Processor: Pentium 4.3 GHz or comparable (dual core recommended) Video Card: DirectX®9-compatible graphics adapter with 128 MB RAM (DirectX®10 with 512 MB recommended) Sound Card: DirectX®9-compatible DirectX Version: DirectX®9/10 Hard Drive Space: 6 GB *Supported Video Cards at Time of Release ATI® Radeon® 9600–9800 / X300–850 / X1050–1950 / HD2400-2900 / HD3400–3870 / HD4300–4890 NVIDIA GeForce® 6100–6800 / 7100–7950 / 8200–8800 / 9200–9800 / 120–140 / 250– 295