Empire Architect is a ancient city-building real time strategy game, with elements from grand strategies sprinkled in for good measure.
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Oct 6, 2017

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November 17

Update 1.45: Sound Batch 2

Hey Everyone,

Well I have been trying to get more sounds made for the game for quite awhile, and now I have a 2nd batch of them. This batch about doubles the total sounds in the game. Today I have added the new building related sounds, but I have not finished the god power sounds, or the unit selection sounds that I currently have.

If any of you have specific sounds you feel are needed please let me know, and I will get them made in the next batch. I plan to have the next batch commissioned before next month, so feel free to make suggestions for awhile :)

Patch Notes:

- New Sound: Sheep farm
- New Sound: Religious buildings
- New Sound: Storage buildings
- New Sound: Wells and Fountains
- New Sound: Reservoirs
- New Sound: Aquaducts
- New Sound: Bathhouse
- New Sound: Dice House
- New Sound: Theater
- New Sound: Gladiator Pit
- New Sound: Thread Maker
- New Sound: Weaving Shop
- New Sound: Doctors Office
- New Sound: Butcher Shop
- New Sound: School
- New Sound: House
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November 14

Update 1.44: Trade Quantity Event

Hey Everyone,

I have another event for you guys today, as well as some bug fixes and a bit of balance work. The new event changes the quantity of a resource being traded in a trade route. This event should force you to make changes to your economy as the level goes on. More trade based events are coming, but this should get the ball rolling. Please let me know what you all think of the event system so far, and if you have ideas for events, then I would love to see them :)

I am still tweaking with the event system, and trying to get it to flow as smoothly as possible before I put out more content because I want the new content to take advantage of the new system.

- New Event: Change Trade Quantity, This event raised or lowers the quantity of an individual resource that a trade route trades.
- Raised the amount variation in Resource requests.
- Fixed a bug where warehouses would sometimes take resources from Trading posts.
- Fixed some typos in the text.
- Added a range to when event can occur, this will make the system less predictable.
- Rebalanced the cooldown on each event.

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About This Game

Empire Architect is an ancient city-building real time strategy game, with elements from grand strategies sprinkled in for good measure. The Campaign is set in the historical Roman empire, and Custom game levels are procedurally generated. You have limited control over your subjects therefore your main focus is to build your city, manage resources, appease the gods, educate you people, keep your people happy, and deal with events as the happen all while your rivals try their best to take you out! Defend yourself and fight back with all you might!


  • Take control of an ancient culture (So far only Rome, but I would love to add more if possible).
  • Have your people gather resources and produce ever more complex goods with them.
  • Appease the gods through the religion system, or feel their wrath if you ignore them.
  • Educate your people in order to take on better jobs.
  • Entertain the masses through the entertainment system or risk them causing trouble in your city.
  • Distribute water throughout your city with the water system.
  • Keep your people healthy with the health system.
  • Open Trade routes and trade both domestically and abroad.
  • Research upgrades in the tech trees.
  • Battle the very elements themselves in our custom Weather System.
  • Build on Procedurally Generated custom maps.
  • Do battle in the Historical Campaign (currently 7 of around 12 levels are in the game).

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2200k i3
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Integrated HD5000
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: direct X 10.1
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