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0 A.D. Alpha 23 – A Historical Real Time Strategy Video Game

0 A.D. is a free and open source historical real time strategy video game developed and released by Wildfire Games. It focuses on the Ancient Age and boasts of a multitude of playable civilisations, including the Republican Romans or the Ancient Greeks. The latest version, labeled Alpha 23 Ken Wood, adds a series of new…


Medieval Mod For 0 A.D. video game – Millennium A.D.

Millennium A.D. is a total conversion mod pack made for the free and open source real time strategy video game 0 A.D. which introduces two brand new playable civilisations (for the current version), specifically the Anglo-Saxons and the Norsemen. The mod focuses on the early Middle Ages. with the developers’ team willing to gradually add…


0 A.D. – A Free, Open-Source Video Game In The Style Of Age Of Empires

0 A.D. – Empires Ascendant is a free, open-source, cross-platform RTS developed by Wildfire Games and released in July, 2017 as a stable version (although still in continuous development). Initially conceived solely as a mod for Age Of Empires II: The Age of Kings in 2001, the team of independent developers from Wildfire Games decided to…


Age Of Empires I: Definitive Edition Released By Microsoft Studios

The critically-acclaimed 1997 real time strategy-based video game ‘Age Of Empires I’ was, at long last, remastered in 3D graphics and re-issued under the moniker ‘Age Of Empires I: Definitive Edition’ in February, 2018. After roughly 20 years since its initial release, it was announced back in June, 2017 at the year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo…


Pioneering Spacecraft Propulsion In Late Medieval Transylvania

Conrad Haas was a Transylvanian Saxon engineer of Austrian origin (born in Dornbach, near Vienna) who lived in the city of Hermannstadt (Romanian: Sibiu) from the Principality of Transylvania at some point in the late Middle Ages/Renaissance period. Prior to his arrival in Transylvania, present-day Romania, Conrad Haas was in charge of the arsenal of…