Aevum Obscurum

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Costs: free
Frequency: every day or every week
URL: [ dead link ]
Type: strategy, historical, empires in 1300 Europe, risk like
Last-Update: 2005Dec15
Keywords: free, closed-ended, www, mixed, historical, gui, wargame, economic


Aevum Obscurum is a turn-based multiplayer strategy game. You will have to take control of an empire at the beginning of the 14th century, Earth. Your goal is to have absolut control within the next years to come. Your empires to choose from are among England, France, Ireland, Rome and other 50+ all over Europe.

A turn is usally 24h in length. Within that time period, it is up to you to login to the game, see the current events and stats. You adjust your tax and spending. You make your moves. Your moves and how they turned out will be visible at the next turn to come. It will take you approximatly 5-20 minutes to do your moves everyday.

Be wary, in order to win, you will need to occupy more than 50% of the occupied territories. Also, make sure your king is safe. If your king is captured or killed by enemy forces, you will loose everything you were fighting for.

In order to play the game, you will need to have Java 1.5 or higher installed on your computer. Aevum Obscurum supports all major operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix or Mac (OS X 10.4+). Client downloads are available upon request.

Go to the web site for screen shots.


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Greg Lindahl