Praetorians is set amidst the political machinations of an emerging Roman Empire. You will be transported back to the dusty battlefields of Egypt, the combat theaters of Gaul and finally to the heart of the Empire itself, Italy in the crusade to become Emperor.
User reviews: Mixed (262 reviews) - 66% of the 262 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 10, 2003

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Reviews

“Praetorians is an excellent choice for real-time strategy fans looking for a stiff and satisfying challenge.”
8.4 – GameSpot

“If Caesar hadn't gone and gotten stabbed by his friends, I'm sure he would have liked this as much as I do.”
8.9 – IGN

“Praetorians certainly does set itself apart from the competition”
8 – http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/r_praetorians_pc

About This Game

Praetorians is set amidst the political machinations of an emerging Roman Empire. You will be transported back to the dusty battlefields of Egypt, the combat theaters of Gaul and finally to the heart of the Empire itself, Italy in the crusade to become Emperor. Your quest will not be easy, as the Empire is heavily defended by thousands of different troop types and war machines, all with special skills and individual strengths. The road to becoming Emperor depends on strategy! You must learn to combine your units and exploit the weakness of the enemy, but as you get closer to the Emperor things become even more difficult as you must face his personal guard, the most powerful and deadly fighting force in the Empire - The Praetorian Guard!

Key Features

  • Three different armies: Gauls, Egyptians and the Roman Legions
  • Unique sets of abilities and formations for different unit types and characters
  • Fast-paced action were things can easily go from hectic to wrong

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7
    • DirectX: Version 7.0
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9 compatible sound
Helpful customer reviews
10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2015
great game! i recommend it to everyone, work on windows 10 without any troubles for me.
10/10
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9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
17.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 5, 2015
One of the best RTS games out there.
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 30, 2015
I have an army of 500 people.
UNNNNNLIMITEDDDDDD.....POOOOOOWAAAAAHHHHHH




In all honesty, this is a great and classic RTS. I wanted to buy something for this holiday sale, but didn't know what, then my friend told me to buy this. Immediately decided to give it a shot, and I can't say im disappointed.
Only thing that bugs me (get it? Bugs?) is that the screen keeps blinking, but you'll get used to it after a while.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 8
CCCCrash when load map.

Better to pirate this game, at last it work.
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175 of 198 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
12.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 11, 2014
Great game but has some modern issues. You will likely need to run this game in compatibility mode for XP and the resoltuon maxes out at 1084x798 although if you go to MyDocuments/Praetorians and open the user config and change Game Res 2 to Game Res 3 you can run it in 1280x720p. Game still holds up, super fun and brings back the nostalgia.
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