Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords is the first expansion pack for the award-winning game that has become an instant world-wide hit. Paying homage to some of history's greatest military leaders, the expansion delivers six unique and interesting scenarios, giving players the chance to change the course of history with the help of their...
User reviews: Positive (41 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 24, 2006
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Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords is the first expansion pack for the award-winning game that has become an instant world-wide hit. Paying homage to some of history's greatest military leaders, the expansion delivers six unique and interesting scenarios, giving players the chance to change the course of history with the help of their new powerful "warlord" unit. Civ IV: Warlords includes new civilizations, leaders, units, and wonders that offer even more fun and exciting ways for players to expand their civilization's military power as they strive for world domination.
  • Warlords: a new great person type called the Warlord.
  • Vassal states: conquer an enemy and subjugate them to your rule.
  • Game scenarios: the expansion delivers eight scenarios.
  • New civilizations: the pack provides six new civilizations and associated unique units.
  • Civilization leaders: 10 new leaders, including leaders for the new civilizations as well as additional leaders for existing civilizations.
  • Leader traits: two new leader traits.
  • New wonders: three new wonders.
  • Unique buildings: each civilization has a new unique building as well as their unique unit.
  • New units, resources, and improvements: many new items are presented throughout the scenarios.
  • Core game tweaks and additions: expanded features and gameplay tweaks made to the core game.
  • Post-release patches and game upgrades: the pack contains all of the patches and game additions (pit boss, etc.) yet released for Sid Meier's Civilization IV.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum: 1.2GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent, 256MB RAM, 64 MB Video Card w/Hardware T&L (GeForce 2/Radeon 7500 or better), DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card, 1.7 GB of free hard drive space, Direct X 9.0c (included)
    Recommended: 1.8GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent/better, 512 MB RAM, 128 MB Video Card w/ DirectX 8 support (pixel and vertex shaders), DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card, 1.7GB of free hard drive space, DirectX 9.0c (included)
    SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEMS:
    Windows 2000 (plus Service Pack 1 or higher), Windows XP (Home or Professional) (plus Service Pack 1 or higher)
    *Requires Sid Meier's Civilization IV to play
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, and 10.6
    • Processor: PowerPC G5 or Intel
    • CPU Speed: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1GB or higher
    • Hard Disk Space: 3.5 GB free disk space
    • Video Card: (ATI): Radeon 9600 Video Card (NVidia): GeForce FX 5200
    • Video Memory: (VRam): 128 MB
    • Multiplayer: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported. Internet play requires broadband connection.
    • Media Required: CD Drive
    • NOTICE: Apple original CPU’s only, CPU upgrades not supported.
    • NOTICE: Intel integrated video chipsets (GMA 950) are not supported. Supported Video cards: NVIDIA GeForce 5200, 6600, 6800, 7300, 7800 ATI Radeon 9600, 9650, 9700, 9800, X600, X800, X1600, X1900
    • REQUIRED: FULL VERSION OF Civilization IV for Mac OS X TO PLAY
Helpful customer reviews
5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
541.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
I've enjoyed this episode the most, usually playing the Terra map in order to be able to expand first into an unclaimed territory.

The ability to modify the game text by editing XML has been fun -- part of the enjoyment in both Civ II and Civ IV for me has been editing the resources.

On my platform (Win 7/2.8GHz HP home PC/8 MB RAM), the UI alternates between snappy and very slow. After a while (presumably a memory garbage collection) it gets fast again. Using some of the shortcuts like right-click to move makes the slow-down bearable.
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
Warlords isn't as huge an expansion pack as some of the previous Civilization titles have had, but it's the best balanced, most refined expansion pack a Civilization title has ever had, and it carries more than enough new content to justify the purchase price.
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
Posted: August 17, 2012
Another great expansion to Civ 4, you really owe it to yourself to get this if you are going to play Civ 4.
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
160.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 7
Spent thousands of hours on this game using the mods-Great game!
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8 of 17 people (47%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
Good expansion!
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 18, 2012
Same "drug", new additives to improve the addiction.
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 15
This is one of my favorite games.
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2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
212.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
Fun Game
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 30
Yes
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
24.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
Is rly god gaaam
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 28, 2012
Civ 4 and its expansions are the best in the series. Buy this game. Buy it right now.
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
32.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 6, 2012
This game is so fun!
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
198.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 3, 2011
Amazing time-wasting game. Buy it.
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
36.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 15, 2013
goooooood game!
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
80.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 16, 2012
Curse you, Kublai Khan! I will raze your cities and turn your palace into carrot cake!!
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
8.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 25
same as civ 4 but more countries and very minor updates
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3 of 9 people (33%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
i only bought this DLC because it has joseph stalin in it. 10/10
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0 of 3 people (0%) found this review helpful
Posted: December 24, 2012
don't play this one play beyond sword fool
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0 of 3 people (0%) found this review helpful
Posted: June 19, 2013
Unlike Beyond The Sword, this doesn't add much to the game.
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0 of 3 people (0%) found this review helpful
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 8, 2011
Obviously I need to recommend Civ IV; this being the latest.
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