"There's a lot to enjoy here and I hope that some of you looking for a new experience will give it a try." - IGN.com
"a great game that shouldn't be missed." - Gamespy.com
In the height of its glory Carthage was the greatest power in the ancient world. With trade routes throughout the entire Mediterranean there the was no other nation to dispute its strength. Goods, gold and slaves poured in to the majestic city – the source of its might.
Countless mercenaries armies were constantly bought to ensure that all who threatened Carthage or its interest would be dealt with. However, another Empire was also on the rise. The city of Rome too had begun to gain strength. The Romans soon decided openly to challenge their Carthaginian rivals. The time of the Punic Wars had begun.
Large maps complete with neutral settlements and camps that present a threat to all players.
Player controlled heroes that command armies of up to 50 units on their own, providing them with an additional bonus in battle.
Settlements have their own resources they can spend locally or transport elsewhere.
Rituals performed in places of ancient worship that effect the entire world.
Military units have the ability to capture resource caravans, outposts and even entire cities and settlements.
Ships and shipyards providing for sea battles or transport of armies and resources from one shore to another.
Upgrades that increase the might of your armies and the power of your settlements.
A vast array of items that bring specific bonuses to the unit carrying them.
A number of special abilities that give different advantages to the various units.
### Single Player
Integration of character development and major battles.
A single-player campaign featuring the campaign of Hannibal Barca (Sagunto battle, the crossing of the Alps, Cannas battle).
A single-player campaign featuring the development of the Roman Republic during the Punic wars (the invasion of Sicily, the conquest of Hispania, the destruction of Carthage).
Four sides to play with – Roman, Gaul, Carthaginian and Iberians, complete with their own historical buildings and units.
LAN and Internet games with up to 8 players.
GameSpy Arcade support.
Random map generation.
In-game scenario/adventure editor.
Off-line ranking system.
IBM PC or 100% compatible
Microsoft Windows Vista
A 400 MHz Pentium II processor or better
128MB of system memory
Video board capable of displaying 1024x768 with thousands of colors
DirectX 8.1 or newer
Mouse \ Keyboard
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