XIII Century Gold Edition combines the highly successful strategy game XIII Century: Death or Glory with the follow-up sequel, XIII Century: Blood of Europe.
XIII Century: Death or Glory is an RTS game which immerses players in the Middle Ages. Among the playable factions are the English, the French, the Mongols, the Germans and Kievan Rus' (Russians). The game consists of 5 campaigns, which cover the most well known battles of that period. XIII Century: Death or Glory features large-scale battles, with thousands of units located on a battlefield at the same time, and offers players a chance to test their skills as military leaders in medieval Europe.
Over 30 battles in 5 campaigns. Famous battles that changed the face of medieval Europe Historical reconstruction. Real conditions of renowned battles such as landscape, time of day and weather conditions are taken into account
Authentic heraldry of European aristocracy.
Dozens of unit types
Weapons, arms and equipment of knights are made using historical documents and specifications
Unique battle system taking into account 80 parameters and characteristics, which allow complete authenticity of medieval battle on the unit level
State-of-the-art shader graphics with astonishing level of refinement and veracity
LAN and Internet multiplayer
XIII Century: Blood of Europe
1266 AD. Alexander Nevsky, the famous defender of ancient Rus' western borders, is long gone, and the knights of the Teutonic Order are again marching to Pskov, a gem of the Northern Rus'. They are out for easy prey and loot. Dovmont, Prince of Pskov, is the only hope to push out the invaders. Prepare to join his armed force to defend their territory and win fame worthy of the memory of the Grand Prince Alexander! Enjoy historical battles of the Middle Ages as Dovmont leads his troops against German and Livonian knights.
Advanced graphics, based on cutting-edge technology, developed by Unicorn Games
High level of detail and realism — from equipment and heraldry to recreated map topology of real battlefields
Multiplayer. Dedicated server for online battles will allow everyone to test leader skills competing with players from all over the world.
8 battle missions that shed light on the life and feat of arms of Dovmont, Prince of Pskov, famous leader and ruler in the history of Rus’.
Renewed gameplay. Fog of war and recon features will bring a new experience to the game.
Psychological part of the combat system continually calculates battlefield situation and greatly improves realism of unit behavior in combat. Units adequately react to flanking, wounds and physical well-being as well as victories and losses of friendly units
Big world map, 40 missions of the original game, 170 unit variants, 21 nations, 40 historical battles, 8 campaigns
This is an amazing Militaristic RTS game. You will command your army , but this is not too easy. Because AI is really smart and your troops need morale. This makes XIII Century a real-time tactical challenge. Also , it has got a good campaigns. But the sad thing is this game is underrated. However , you can simply play an infinite number of skirmish battles against the AI. Graphics are realistic and exciting , attention to battlefield detail is high . Sounds are good enough but music could be better. Overall , this is a perfect game for RTS fans and worth every penny.
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