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About 0 A.D.

0 A.D. is an intriguing real-time strategy game that exhibits a fine blend of powerful empire building and tactical warfare across various historical epochs. Inspired by one of the genre's hallmark titles, 'Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings', it invites players to become architects of civilizations and masters of conquest, serving as both a tribute to and an evolution of its predecessor.

Key Feature

1. City Building and Defense
Just like Age of Empires II, the journey in 0 A.D. begins with a handful of villagers and a lone scouting unit, setting the stage for the rise of a magnificent city. The game tasks you with developing a thriving metropolis, filled with varied buildings and robust defences, serving as your headquarters for expansion, alliance formation, and enemy annihilation.

2. Resource Management
Resource acquisition and management are paramount in 0 A.D. The lifeblood of your burgeoning empire includes meat, stone, wood, and metal. Ensuring a relentless supply of these resources is crucial to maintaining your city's growth, improving its functionality, and raising an indomitable army to further your empire's prowess.

3. Diverse Civilizations
The game flaunts an array of nine distinct civilizations including Greeks, Romans, Persians, and Britons. Each civilization exhibits its unique architectural style, cultural advantages, and military units, all curated with meticulous attention to historical detail, enhancing the authenticity of gameplay experience.

4. Visual Splendor
Originally envisaged as a clone of 'Age of Empires II', 0 A.D. has evolved into a standalone game powered by a proprietary graphics engine. Its visual prowess closely rivals even the third installment of the 'Age of Empires' franchise, showcasing remarkable graphical fidelity and authentic historical aesthetics.

5. Accessibility and Quality
Despite being in the early development stages, 0 A.D. stands out as an exceptional real-time strategy game. It's open-source and free-to-play, offering a gaming experience that surpasses many commercially available titles in its genre. With its historical depth, strategic complexity, and visual style, 0 A.D. is poised to leave a lasting mark on the realm of real-time strategy gaming.

Reviewed by Ryan J. Boudreaux


Updated onNov 18, 2022
DeveloperWildfire Games

Old Versions

0 A.D.0.0.26
Nov 18, 2022
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0 A.D.0.0.25b
Sep 16, 2021
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0 A.D. for Windows
Build your own empire to conquer the rest
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