A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Age of Conquest is a turn-based grand strategy wargame. Command your armies in one of the many ancient and medieval countries including the Roman Empire, the Inca, France, Russia, Japan or the Chinese Dynasties. From Rome to Asian nations, you create your own warring experience. Wage colossal wars solo, against the AI, or take on your gaming friends in cross-platform multiplayer games. Form alliances and fight co-op style with the AI and other players for ultimate victory.

Range of functionality is comprised of expansion, diplomacy and managing your nation's finances and economy. You do your best to keep your population happy. You forge alliances and together you take on your enemies. Are you ready for the challenge? Will your place be in the history books or in the mud? Assemble your armies, take on the world and achieve greatness in this epic historical strategy game.

  • Turn-based grand strategy game with maps & nations from all over the world.
  • Challenging AI for single player games based on a genetic algorithm.
  • Cross-platform multiplayer & hotseat-Play including co-op team games.
  • Diplomacy management of economy & population.
  • Map scenarios including Europe, Colonization, Asian Empires, World Conquest and many more.
  • Map editor and a central server to host and distribute player-modded bundles.
  • Empires including the Roman Empire, Carthage, Persia, Celts and Inca amongst others.
  • High score, playing statistics, achievements and multiplayer ELO-ranking.
  • Engaging music, sound effects and fantastic graphics.

The game includes one map for FREE. Other maps are available for download and cost $3.99+ for single maps or $19.99 for all maps. Multiplayer games are generally free to join. Hosting multiplayer games costs 5 cents/game. There is no subscriptions. This game is NOT pay-to-win.

The game does not contain any spyware, malware or third party software of such kind. Although the game has been thoroughly tested, it is possible that the game runs slow or not at all on certain devices. If you are having problems or are not happy with your purchase, feel free to contact us via email at any time. For a full refund please include your order information for a speedy response.

If you like this game, please also try our other strategy games. You should be able to find the games in the same marketplace!

Thanks & Enjoy the Game!
noblemaster ]:-D


windows32.zip 88 MB
macosx.dmg 93 MB
linux_amd64.tar.gz 91 MB
linux_arm.tar.gz 88 MB
linux_arm64.tar.gz 90 MB
linux.tar.gz (generic) 50 MB

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Nice, 5 stars

I launch the game, and it loads. It closes the loading screen and nothing happens. Its just a loading screen.

Ok I tried it on Steam, it said this error message:

com.badlogic.gdx.utils.GdxRuntimeException: Couldn't create window

at com.badlogic.gdx.backends.lwjgl3.Lwjgl3Application.createGlfwWindow(Lwjgl3Application.java:466)

at com.badlogic.gdx.backends.lwjgl3.Lwjgl3Application.createWindow(Lwjgl3Application.java:409)

at com.badlogic.gdx.backends.lwjgl3.Lwjgl3Application.createWindow(Lwjgl3Application.java:395)

at com.badlogic.gdx.backends.lwjgl3.Lwjgl3Application.<init>(Lwjgl3Application.java:114)

at com.noblemaster.lib.boot.plaf.impl.b.a.a(SourceFile:746)

at com.ageofconquest.app.user.Main.main(SourceFile:15)

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)

at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)

at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)

at com.exe4j.runtime.LauncherEngine.launch(LauncherEngine.java:84)

at com.exe4j.runtime.WinLauncher.main(WinLauncher.java:94)

at com.install4j.runtime.launcher.WinLauncher.main(WinLauncher.java:25)

That's most likely an OpenGL error: you graphics drivers needs to support OpenGL 2.0 or higher! Can you see if there are newer drivers?

Great game, been enjoying it a lot.

Thanks for the kind words :)

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I downloaded this game on steam but when i try to launch it, it doesnt pop up.

Can you help

It's possible that there is a problem with the steam overlay. If you run the game directly, does it work? Maybe your OpenGL version is too low? What's the output of the log files otherwise?

Nice game.

Any way to play local multiplayer without going online?

That's currently not possible via LAN, but the game supports Hotseat! Setup a single player game and choose 2+ players to make it a Hotseat game.

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Just to say NobleMaster, You were so right. 

You told me from the outset to update my graphics card driver, and when I had difficulty in doing  that you  actualy provided me with where to go to download an updated driver. Your support has done you credit - and I 've taken back any negative remarks I made.

Brill job  and a great game.

I'll certainly puchase the 'All Maps' bundle for Demise of Nations now.

Like I said, Brill Job - Kudos to you, my friend and many thanks.

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That doesn't look right! Please update your graphics drivers, that usually happens when you get an old/bad driver version :)

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It's the graphics drivers. I am about 98% sure that updating them will fix the problem. I've seen similar screens from other players before. Updating their drivers fixed.

You don't need to rename maps/etc.: it's a scroll panel. You can scroll down to see other maps/scenarios. It's not so clear given the graphics aren't rendering correctly.

> ... Graphics drivers... were already updated as could be for the machine I was using.

That's what Windows wants you to believe! It always says it's OK, even when it isn't. You need to manually check and update them. 
   1. what's your graphics card name?
   2. what's the graphics card driver version number?
I'll have a look and tell you where to update!

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Thanks for those. I need some more details to look up your graphics card. "Intel® HD Graphics" is not enough? Is it a 3000, 510, 620 etc.? Do you have a more descriptive name.

Anyhow, you can also check here https://downloadcenter.intel.com/ if you have the name. There should probably be a version higher than ""! Generally, those Intel HD Graphics aren't that great (bad quality).

Some maps have the country names in chinese,any way to fix this?

Not from my side. I suggest, contact the map maker & ask him to change the names to English. I'll add it to the translations, so they can be translated back to Chinese for Chinese speakers.

where is the start button once you've downloaded the game

If you downloaded the ZIP, uncompress it first. Then/otherwise, simply run the executable!


Is there a way to do AI only games with this?

Yes, just create a single player game!

By AI only i mean AI vs AI, not Player vs. AI.


In the editor, there is an AI test-runner to test balancing. Otherwise, no, there is no such mode.


why would u want to watch that sounds super stupid and dumb 

O jogo não abre. Já tentei pelo steam e pelo itch. Instala mas quando executo a janela sempre fecha. 

What's the error output? Can you look at your log files?

please I want this on steam

It's available on Steam also: http://store.steampowered.com/app/314970

Great! I'll download it

Wow! It reminds me of a Paradox Grand Strategy game!

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great game, best i have played in a long time but please change the bigger countries from east and west to just one country in the modern world map

It's in the works :)

nice :)

Download version the latest version 1.0.21 of the modern world map! It now has bigger nations divided into e.g. east & west! 

Don't opens. I have win10, is this?

What's the error message you are getting? Something like "OpenGL 2.0 or higher with the FBO extension is required. OpenGL version: 1.1.0" in the stderr.log? If you have an Intel HD 2000/3000 graphics card, you will need to apply the following patch:


Amazing ! I really like this game ! I hope there will be a suit of this game because I REALLY LOVE this one ! Excellent, good job  :D But, I would ask you something, I'm also interested to make a great conquest game, is it really hard to do it with one person ? Because I've actually only a map generator with random king / emperor name but nothing more. Thx :D

It's possible but it takes time. I suggest find a good artist and maybe someone that helps with modding.

noble,aster i love this game i allways play it on my computer but i want to download it on my ipad 3 but its not compatible can you do anything

You need iOS 9+ and a 64bit processor at minimum. I am sorry for that, but anything lower and the game tends to crash on iOS.

I just installed this in Windows 8.1 and get an error "Error opening media file. Please move this file to an ascii-only path like c:\". What does it mean and how do I troubleshoot this?

That's an odd error message! Did you install it via the itch.io app? Can you download the game directly, unzip & run it!?

Ah yes it works independently, but fails to start with that strange error from the Itch.io app..... I guess I'll start it independently for now, but is there a way to fix this? Thanks!

It seems the game doesn't like that path. However, generally, you given it's the portable version it should work in any path. Do you have any special characters in the install path of the game? Can you move the path in itch.io?

There are no special characters in its path. Just to be clear, I installed the game successfully via the Itch.io app, but it fails to start from within the Itch.io app. However, it works if I manually navigate to where the game is installed by Itch.io, and the game starts normally when I double click on the executable. So it sounds like a problem with the Itch.io app?

Yes, it might have something to do with the itch.io app if you are able to start the game directly. However, I assume you are successfully able to start other games!?

What you could try (not sure if that's the case?) to move the itch.io app/game to a directory with only ASCII characters. E.g. from "C:\Über\..." --> "C\Uber\...". Not sure if that's where your games reside? If you have only ASCII characters for the game's path, it's odd that that error message would happen however. Maybe try to talk with the itch.io team as well?


how do i play without downloading

It's not a browser-based game. You need to download it...