An RTS Named Legion

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UK Developer Slitherine Software has announced Legion, an RTS with 3D terrain set in the days of ancient Rome. Here's some info on the game:

Legion is the working title for a revolutionary strategy game based in ancient Rome. At the strategic level the player controls vast armies and must carve an Empire from the assortment of tribes and city states that occupied ancient Italy and France. At the tactical level the player must position their armies to take advantage of terrain and make use of the best formations, to ensure victory. Do you have what it takes to become the next Emperor?

  • Large game areas based on real ancient maps.
  • More than 20 sides
  • Up to 20 unique AI opponents
  • Diplomacy
  • Huge, realistic battles featuring hundreds of troops
  • Combat model based on historical data
  • Uniforms and weapons based on historical data
  • 3D battlefields that affect the combat model
  • Four different resources types--iron, wood, cloth, and food
  • Detailed economics
  • Low minimum machine requirements
  • Can you say massive? And you thought a round of 'ol Axis & Allies took awhile to play.

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