Europa Universalis III Chronicles (PC CD)
- Play any historical nation between 1399 and 1820 to build your Empire through the use of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy.
- Highly detailed and interactive countries and cities allow you control over the development of your Empire.
- Co-operative multiplayer over LAN or Internet for up to 32 players
- Engage in the thriving Europa Universalis III online community: download modifications to add to the gameplay, find friends to play online
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- Platform: Windows XP / Vista
- BBFC Rating: Suitable for 12 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 12. By placing an order for this product, you declare that you are 12 years of age or over.
- Media: CD-ROM
- Item Quantity: 1
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Europa Universalis III: Chronicles includes the award-winning epic strategy game where players take control of a nation and guide it through the ages to become a dominant global empire. Unparalleled in its depth and historical accuracy, Europa Universalis gives players the freedom to rule any nation from an impressive choice of over 250 countries.
Europa Universalis III: Chronicles also brings the expansion packs Heir to the Throne and Divine Wind to retail shelves for the first time, deepening the experience and extending an already robust playing time.
Top Customer Reviews
The basis of the game is to manage a country of your choice, from anywhere in the world, from 1399 to 1821. You can choose from an absolutely massive stack of around 250 countries - anyone from England, France and Spain, to Ming- China, the Ottoman Empire and the Aztecs. The player has complete control over their state, no matter big or small. They manage construction, diplomacy, the discovery and colonisation of the Americas, religion, trading, miliary and perhaps a million other things. I really appreciate the game's ability to allow you to focus your country in whatever way you want. If you want to make Denmark a naval superpower with a huge navy, you can focus your entire country into it; or if you want to take the Ottomans on a rampage, converting Europe piece by piece to Islam, then you can.
The way the game is both historic and ahistoric is also one of the greatest balances I have ever seen. When you are selecting a country to play, you can choose from any single day over the 422 years of gameplay, and the map will show the exact (as far as we know) layout of each and every country on the map at that time. One day a country will exist, and the second you press the forward day button, it is gone. History down to a pinpoint.Read more ›
A bonus is the Paradox community. Once you've bought the game go check out the excellent fan-made mods that are available on the Paradox forums.
But be warned! This game can become very addictive and time-consuming. But it is most certainly worthwhile if you're a fan of historical-strategy games.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Excellent starting point buy-in to this "brilliant" game, runs on windows 8 but note that reading the near 150 page manual is a must!
the game does not work properly even after installing the patch,I can not sign in to the in-game help fix bugs neither impossible to complete the gamePublished on 26 Jun. 2013 by Przemyslaw JOnczyk
Europa Universalis III is a great game, and with "Chronicles", one of the greatest grand strategy games ever, reach new hights. Read morePublished on 27 Nov. 2012 by Morten