Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots, the expansion pack to the critically acclaimed, best-selling real-time strategy (RTS) game Rise of Nations, adds a barrage of new features to the original game. Combining the epic scope of traditional turn-based strategy games with the fast-paced action of RTS games, Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots enables players to explore 6,000 years of history as they amass powerful armies, build prosperous economies and perform acts of diplomacy.
Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots introduces six new nations, four unique single-player campaigns, more than 20 original units, new wonders and new government types. Unlike other historical RTS games, the Rise of Nations franchise allows gamers to quickly play through eight historical epochs of time from the Ancient Age to the Information Age.
Highly diverse new nations
You can lead any of six new nations – Iroquois, Lakota, American, Dutch, Persian, and Indian – in various modes of game play.
Rich new campaigns and scenarios
New campaigns, including Alexander the Great, Napoleon, the New World, and the Cold War, will keep you busy as you navigate historic conflicts.
Choose a government type
Whether it's socialism or capitalism, despotism or democratic republic, you'll unlock different powers that create new tactics and strategic possibilities.
More than 20 new units are available for you to command, including massive Persian War Elephants, armed Dutch merchants, unique ships, and supply wagons.
Computer/Processor: Multimedia PC with a 500-Mhz or faster processor; Memory: 128 MB of RAM; Hard Disk: 750 MB of available hard-disk space; Drive: 16x CD-ROM drive; Operating System: Microsoft Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, or Windows XP; Miscellaneous: Requires full version of Rise of Nations