Real-Time Strategy/Wargame. From World War II through the Cold War and into the future, re-live or re-imagine the tensions and crises of our recent history! Guide your nation through the era of your choice in Campaigns, Scenarios, and Sandboxes, as you make every effort to become Supreme Ruler!
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Mixed (17 reviews) - 58% of the 17 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Mostly Positive (333 reviews) - 75% of the 333 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 17, 2014

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January 1

Supreme Ruler Ultimate Version 9.0.75 Update Released

This update resolves some crash situations caused by bad event data, and also updates the Casus Belli / Volatility relationships.

In addition, some modding features have been added, and the Trump Rising Sandboxes have been included in the core game.

Version 9.0.75

  • Resolved a crash caused by bad ShatteredWorld data with invalid parent region
  • Check and correct invalid parent region on loading games
  • Fixed a crash for invalid 'other' region in scripted events with certain event flags
  • Better error checking in scripted event processor for invalid regions
  • Resolved a potential issue with unification vote calculations when a region didn't rank
  • Increased number of mesh numbers supported to 4096; defined ranges for modders
  • Increased number of ugbits pages to 16 plus 1 for base (0) page for modders
  • Increased picnums max from 1024 to 4096
  • World volatility negative effects on relations and belli reduced and more gradual
  • Added volatility value to provocation calculation (up to double at max)
  • Updated Localtext for TechTree (missing Airplane and Trump tech text)
  • Added new unit models provided by forum user Nerei
  • Modern Scenarios (2017/2020 Trump) now included in core game

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August 2, 2016

Supreme Ruler Ultimate Update 9.0.73 and DLC Released

We're pleased to announce a new free update for Supreme Ruler Ultimate. In addition, we're excited to release the new Trump Rising DLC - available now for free!

Play through new Sandbox and Campaign games as Donald Trump, starting in January 2017 as you take office as President, or in 2020 as the world is struggling with chaos and volatility. Or play as any of over 200 updated current day leaders.

Changes in this update:

Version 9.0.73

  • Create Units events now respects "nounits on startup" for day 0 / fastfwd
  • Create Units event will only create reserve units if the base ownership matches region
  • High volatility now more likely to be applied against bordering regions
  • Content fix: Remove non-nuclear Silo ICBMs from equipment list
  • Content: Trump Wall and Trump Tower now require "Trump Ideology" tech
  • Content: Small changes to Aircraft techs
  • Content: No Syrian troops in the ISIS territory at start
  • Some relationship changes
  • Will maintain Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as ISIS leader when starting as region
  • Emplacements can now be built, and can be garrisonned (modern maps); under 'transport'

Version 9.0.71
  • Fixed Social And Taxation screens using wrong datacode (icons)
  • Fixed orientation of Trump Wall to east-west
  • Some Adjustments to ISIL relations (world gets belli, Syria-ISIS, etc)
  • Fixed applyapproval code for handling approval penalties more consistently
  • US partitions have been given US Military Unit Availability

Version 9.0.70
  • Tactical nukes will now auto fire if missile & unit are set for opp fire & nuke use on
  • Cannot turn on launch authority for a Strategic Nuke (only Tactical)
  • Clear out product display data when a region dies (not in saves; visual only)
  • Supply unit over-deployment / repeat deploy attempt issue resolved
  • Supply units should attempt to refill cargo before departing on resupply mission
  • Improved some performance elements esp on single-player games
  • Exile regions with land but no urban hex will lose their land
  • Fix UI element in notifications and notification lists (flags, positioning of items, etc)
  • Fixed Fuel/Ammo "capture" when capturing water hexes
  • Adjusted Fuel/Ammo capture amounts based on total stocks
  • Content Fixes: Leaders for Modern World updated
  • GlobalCrisis.scenario now uses same CVP and RegionIncl as W2020 (unified)
  • Regional changes to Cypress, French Colonies, Falklands, Serb Republic, etc
  • ISIS and Kurdistan are now active regions
  • Map Fixes (Names, Facilities)
  • Russian North passage is now international waterway
  • Sea Transport "early unload" when passing port / land issue resolved
  • Unload command will preference pier/port and facing direction over other adjacent hexes
  • Can no longer load/unload planes onto ships if not at port
  • Fixed possible issue of colonies without parents if region file not complete
  • Units without a valid region now eliminated on load
  • Implemented AI Theatre Transfer list - better AI long distance pathing
  • Fixed/updated aistance / playeraistance use & definitions (may affect save games)
  • Aistance can now be set from Lobby Game Settings (AI defensive/aggressive etc)
  • AI election losses only cause full political shift on Volatility High or Very High
  • When not doing full polshift. AI election losses will align civ/dip rels
  • Greater use of high volatility settings
  • Exiled regions that return to life will be with same leader (no gov change or polshift)
  • AI Alliances will tend to be more spaced out
  • Minimap slides to right instead of down (more screen area)
  • New Facilities available: Trump Tower, Trump Wall
  • Equipment List adjustments and changes as suggested by Zuikaku's Mod
  • Default Volatility levels increased for some sandboxes (GC is now Very High)

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“I like this title quite a lot. I've sunk in a pretty hefty number of hours, and I can see myself sinking in more.”
7.5/10 – Strategy Informer

“The rewards for mastering it is the ultimate freedom to run any country in the world any way you choose ... one of the best wargame simulations to come out this year.”
4.5/5 – Game Industry News

“What is there not to love with the ability to go from 1936 to 2070+ with a single nation, at battalion-level, while having dozens of new scenarios and campaign start dates to choose from?”
95% – Armchair General

About This Game

BattleGoat Studios is pleased to present Supreme Ruler Ultimate, the pinnacle of sixteen years of development on the Supreme Ruler series of Real Time Geo-Political Military Strategy Games for PC and Mac. Supreme Ruler Ultimate incorporates the stories, campaigns, scenarios, and features from our previous releases and expands on them in our improved game engine. Take control of any nation in the world from World War II through the Cold War and into the near future as our world lurches from one crisis to the next. Play historical or modern Campaigns with specific objectives, attempt one of the many Set-Piece Scenarios for a shorter game, or customize your game experience by picking any nation in the various era Sandboxes and choosing your own preferred Victory Condition. With so many options to choose from, Supreme Ruler Ultimate provides virtually unlimited replayability!

- Play Historical or Futuristic Campaigns.
- Take Control of any Nation in Sandbox Mode and impact the outcome of an era.
- Challenge yourself with Historical Scenarios for a faster-paced gameplay experience.
- The butterfly effect... Influence the timeline and outcome of thousands of historical events.
- Use Diplomacy, Trade, Espionage, and Intimidation to influence the policies of other nations.
- Guide your Nation through an era of unprecedented Scientific Advancement.
- Modernize your economy to support your social and military policies.
- Sophisticated Real-Time Strategic and Tactical Control of your Military Forces.
- Detailed historically-accurate armies down to the Battalion level.
- Choose your level of control. Make all decisions or use your Cabinet Ministers to help.
- Battle the elements! Fully integrated weather model influences battlefield outcomes.
- Up to 16 players in Multiplayer over local network or Internet (PC only)

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows Vista, Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: Intel Pentium IV or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI/Nvidia/Intel DirectX 9 Compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Direct X Compatible
    • Additional Notes: Resolution: 1280x800 or higher
    • OS: Windows Vista, Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: Intel/AMD Dual or Quad Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI/Nvidia/Intel DirectX 9 Compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Direct X Compatible
    • Additional Notes: Resolution: 1440x900 or higher
    • OS: Mac OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI/Nvidia/Intel HD Graphics
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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