The year is 4620. The Dark Age left the surviving civilizations close to extinction, but one hope remains. Out there among the unknown solar systems lies a source of salvation: The hidden paths to the mad Goddess Enais. All civilizations, from the gigantic and fearsome beasts of the Chi Lung Dragons to the secretive and mystical cult of the Alkiths, are desperate to find the path. Planets are invaded, gigantic fleets are built, and epic space battles are fought. In this galaxy-wide conflict, you must be the strongest, you must find the path which leads to salvation, and you must regain your Lost Empire. You will assume the role of the leader of one of the remaining major races and must try to gain the upper hand in the galaxy and discover the past and find out what caused the Dark Age. You will lead your empire into space and conquer all the known worlds. Take control of one of seven powerful races Meet up to 45 different civilizations as well as the mad Goddess Enais Explore, conquer, and colonize any of 5000 unique solar systems Epic fully real-time rendered 3D battle sequences Multithreaded and multilevel science tree Play the special Chi Lung Dragon-race featuring unique strategic gameplay Manage and educate your leaders to optimize your civilization Design your own ships completely Use cunning spies and charismatic diplomats against your enemies Win the game through domination, diplomacy, exploration, research, or culture Play stand-alone or with your friends over the internet – up to 10 players Please note -this is the original and first Lost Empire. Recent release Lost Empire Immortals can be found here.
Minimum specs Windows XP 1200 MHz CPU 512 MB RAM 64 MB dedicated graphics card 1 GB hard disk space DirectX 9.0c Sound card Recommended specs Athlon 64/P4 3.00 Ghz 1024 MB RAM 128 MB dedicated graphics card 1 GB hard disk space DirectX 9.0c Sound card