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AD: Warlords
 
 
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Genre: Strategy, RPG
Platforms: PC, Mac
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Feb 26, 2014 @ 11:47pm
Nov 6, 2014 @ 8:30am
Description
Release date: December 2014
Imagine 4X meets RTS. Autumn Dynasty Warlords combines empire management, diplomacy, strategic research and hand drawn real-time battles in an epic quest to unite the Autumn lands! Can you outfox your rivals and become the First Autumn Emperor?

The Game
Revered, feared and enigmatic. The First Autumn Emperor’s legacy is undisputed. He began as a nondescript warlord, yet he would one day unify the country and repel the greatest barbarian invasion in history. His personage is a mystery, but his exploits are legendary. Placed in his shoes, could you have done a better job than he?

Manage your empire turn by turn: construct buildings, manage cities, gain officers, raise armies and engage in diplomacy or espionage. Emerge victorious in a series of real-time battles by cleverly drawing the paths that your soldiers will take.
Unify the lands and form the Autumn Empire by conquering all provinces!



Features:
  • 4X-RTS gameplay: Explore, expand, exterminate and exploit in a quest to establish your dynasty

  • Riveting missions: Experience them all with more than 100 hours of gameplay

  • Non-linear campaign: Each decision you make can affect the fate of your empire

  • Strategic flexibility: Select the best combination of troops, decrees and officers to defeat the enemy

  • Choose your path to victory: Pick your battlefields as you fight your way into enemy cities

  • Unique controls: Direct your forces with simple keyboard gestures and mouse-drawn brushstrokes

  • In-game interactions: Send your officers on missions: engage in diplomacy, espionage or sabotage

  • Randomly generated battle maps: Beautifully rendered in oriental watercolor style





Reviews
Originally posted by Impulse Gamer:
Beautifully rendered maps and buildings akin to Chinese hand painted hanging scrolls.
Originally posted by The Sunday Times UK :
Long, involving and complex, it’s a must for strategy buffs.
Originally posted by The Straits Times:
Warlords is not for the trigger happy.
Originally posted by GamesInAsia :
Warlords is definitely worth checking out.
N4G Rating - 8.2/10
Metacritic Score - 80
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Autumn Dynasty Warlords’ RTS path-drawing system had its humble origins in a project that won the IGF China Best Student Award, which then underwent 2 years of further development. Most of us are strategy gamers and greatly appreciate the convenience of the PC’s keyboard shortcuts, especially when playing RTS games (we’re great fans of Company of Heroes, Civilization, Dota and Starcraft just to name a few). It is with this in mind that we are hoping to get the game available on Steam.

Do leave us feedback in the discussions section.
Popular Discussions View All (2)
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Jul 3 @ 7:37am
Chat with the Devs!
gamedboy
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Jul 8, 2014 @ 4:05pm
Beta?
DrRealTalk
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134 Comments
D3sTinY Jul 25 @ 8:37am 
how to cast a vote?
acidraw Jul 9 @ 8:46am 
Hope this is still going to happen
Sertsyou Jun 10 @ 4:50am 
nice
LordOfDarkFlame May 13 @ 10:24am 
Wow not on Steam yet?????? Do they not like free millions of dollars??
Voted, this game is great!
Spychicken Feb 6 @ 5:52pm 
No kidding. I have played this game since it's release on ios, and it is my favorite ios game. I just wish they would fix some stuff and finish the game. What I would really want is AD 3, but it looks like that might never happen. The dev team fell off the face of the planet.
The 3 Kingdoms Jan 6 @ 4:49pm 
almost 2yrs since they said something bout this game coming to PC... I give up
The 3 Kingdoms Jan 6 @ 4:48pm 
This isnt coming to PC - its DEAD or the dev's dont plan on it coming!!!
Deablo Dec 17, 2015 @ 3:11pm 
goog game
RoyalCheese Dec 1, 2015 @ 3:47am 
good game :)
acidraw Nov 13, 2015 @ 5:31am 
Any idea on whether this is still happening or not? No word about it on FB or Twitter.