August 27, 2009
Empires in Arms
Gets a Major Update!
Scenario Editor, many fixes and an improved AI on the way to gamers!
Matrix Games and
Australian Design Group are pleased to release the 1.06.03 update for the PC
adaptation of the award winning Napoleonic strategy game,
Empires in Arms. This major
comprehensive update comes with dozens of bug fixes, an updated manual,
several improvements leading to a smarter AI, and a few rule tweaks. It is
strongly recommended that all Empires in
Arms customers upgrade to this version.
The 1.06.03 update also
comes with a new scenario editor complete with documentation in the updated
manual. The scenario editor will allow gamers to change units, timeframes,
and leaders and construct their own original scenarios.
David Heath, Director of
Operations at Matrix Games, said “We are pleased to bring gamers the sixth
update to Empires in Arms for
the PC since the game’s initial release and look forward to continuing our
support of this great game. We believe that this update represents a major
step forward since the last 1.05.05 official update.”
Take command of one of the
many factions in early 19th century Europe!
Empires in Arms is a grand
strategy turn-based race to prove which nation is the greatest in Europe. In
a bid for mastery over the continent, players can succeed where Napoleon
failed or try to stop the military genius quicker than his historical
The game moves in monthly
turns where diplomacy and builds are conducted. Within the monthly turns
there are a variable number of impulses where corps and fleets move about.
All movement is simultaneous with battles occurring at the end of the
impulse. Battles are resolved by players both picking a strategy and
fighting a series of rounds in an attempt to break the enemy. Make and break
alliances, declare war, invade minor nations, propose peace terms, build
armies of landwehr, regulars, guards, light cavalry, heavy cavalry and
artillery. Many historical leaders from the period are included to command
corps and fleets, from Admiral Nelson to Marshal Davout to the Pashas of the
The slightest mistake
could be the difference between the crown of Europe or exile to St. Helena.
Step into history and find your destiny in
Empires in Arms!
This update is
comprehensive and will bring all previous versions of
Empires in Arms to version
1.06.03. Get more information on Empires
in Arms from its official