A war is coming… a war between East and West - between Kingdoms and Empires, between man and Fallen. A future of blood and death, of chaos and destruction.
User reviews: Mixed (229 reviews) - 65% of the 229 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 23, 2012

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Includes 9 items: Fallen Enchantress - Map Pack DLC, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes - Battlegrounds DLC, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes - Leader Pack DLC, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes - Loot Pack DLC, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes - Map Pack DLC, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes - Quest Pack DLC, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes - The Dead World DLC, Fallen Enchantress: Ultimate Edition

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About This Game

A World to Build… or Destroy.

“A war is coming… a war between East and West - between Kingdoms and Empires, between man and Fallen. A future of blood and death, of chaos and destruction.” – the Oracle Ceresa

Design your sovereign with unique talents and weapons for the trials ahead. Learn powerful spells to enchant units, summon elementals, or destroy those who oppose you. Found cities and research technologies to expand your influence. Send your champions on quests to recover ancient artifacts, gain allies, or obtain the great wealth lost during the Cataclysm.

The land is not simply waiting to be claimed; it must be conquered. Darkling camps, ogre lairs and caves waiting to be explored dot the landscape. In remote corners of the world, tireless butchermen, fell demons and legendary locations are waiting to be found. Explore Varda, a pre-Cataclysm city defended by golems that have turned on the citizens and made the city into a prison. Defeat Sarog to claim the Temple of the Dragon and recruit Ashwake Dragons to your cause. Claim the Flooded Graveyard or the Pit of Sarpah to harness the powerful magical energy of those locations.

Key features:

  • Recruit Champions - Equip them with rare magical items that you create or discover. Customize your champion’s special abilities and traits as they gain levels.
  • Fight in tactical battles - Battle enemy armies or the wild creatures of the world. Command your armies directly and choose between the special attacks and spells your units have learned.
  • Design your units - Customize their armor and weapons. Equip units with mounts to quickly close on enemy units. Train them with specialized traits like Discipline and Ignore Pain.
  • Liberate or Enslave - Transform Elemental into a noble kingdom, or an empire where citizens are fuel for your spells. Build studies and workshops to make your citizens more productive, or gallows and sacrificial altars to keep your citizens motivated.
  • Explore Wildland Areas - Be cautious when entering these areas; they offer their own rewards and treasures, but you will need high-level champions, advanced armies and powerful spells to survive.
  • Build your own world - Use the included modding tools to create new improvements, locations, quests or factions. Design new spells in the Particle Cauldron and entire worlds with the Cartographer’s Table.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows 10 / 8 / 7 SP1 / Vista SP2 / XP SP3
    • Processor:2.4 GHz Processor
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:128 MB DirectX 9.0c Compliant Video Card w/Pixel Shader 2.0 (Radeon x1600 / GeForce 6800)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:5 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card
    • Other Requirements:
      To activate this game you must create a Stardock account while launching the game on Steam.
    Recommended:
    • Processor:2.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:256 MB DirectX 9.0c Compliant Video Card w/Pixel Shader 2.0 (Radeon X3800 / GeForce 7900)
Helpful customer reviews
47 of 57 people (82%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
21.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 12, 2015
dontr make the mistake i made and buy this game, skip it and by fallen enchantress legendery heros.
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17 of 21 people (81%) found this review helpful
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 14, 2015
A mixture of 4x turn-based strategy like "Civilization" with the RPG elements, namely, a heroes, who you can level with thousands of perks and items. Yeah, fantasy world as background, which gives us a strong urge to compare this game with the "Heroes of Might and Magic" or "King's Bounty". Well, in spirit it is much closer to the "Spellforce" series, but, yeah, in turn-based way.

Overall, not a bad game to spend some time... A pleasure for eyes and mind, if you have a thing for turn-based strategies. Yet it is a waste of time and money, just because there exists a much more featured version of the same game, Fallen Enchantress Legendary Heroes. There you'll find achievements, steam cards, even some multiplayer challenge. Basically, the story is just the same as with Mount'n' Blade game, and its inheritor - Warband. You don't need to buy the first, because you'll see all the same stuff, but more and of better quality.

So, I'll set my mark as 7.25/10, and thumb it down the game only because it was turned down by the devs, in favor of standalone add-on "Legendary Heroes".
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
19.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
Get the Legendary Heroes edition of you're planning to buy this game.
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176 of 182 people (97%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
88.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 19, 2015
DO NOT BUY THIS GAME! BUY FALLEN ENCHANTRESS: LEGENDARY HEROES INSTEAD!

Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes contains this game and much more! Buy that game instead!

Dear Steam: Why is this even still on here?!
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163 of 175 people (93%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 16, 2014
Fallen Enchantress has been abandoned by the developers in favor of the standalone Legendary Heroes, a game which is a carbon copy of FE with the addition of some hero units, fixes, and some superfluous content. Instead of patching LE, Stardock decided to ditch it entirely in favor of grabbing even more money from its naive customers. Stardock may have tried to create some goodwill by offering FE owners a discount on the latest version of their infamously buggy IP, but the fact of the matter is that Fallen Enchantress is still a broken, abandoned mess that never got patched or updated to an acceptable level.

I should probably mention that Fallen Enchantress is itself an "improved" paid update of another broken game, Elemental.

Instead of being a sucker and supporting such horrible development habits, save your money and wait a few months for Age of Wonders III.
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