In Dominions 5 you take control of a powerful being that rules a nation and aspires to godhood. The type of Pretender Gods can vary from magically powerful arch mages to huge titans or large monuments. Dominions is a deep 4x turn based strategy game with a very large variety of spells and units.
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Nov 27, 2017

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April 5

Dominions 5.20

This update fixes a few map and workshop related things as well as having a few other random improvements. One new thing is shadows to province names on the map, making it easier to read the names when on a winter background.

General
  • Shadow for province names on map
  • Create New Map didn't work
  • No random sea players on land only maps
  • Error message for too many underwater players for chosen map
  • Delete Map disabled on workshop maps
  • Workshop maps are remembered for later upstarts without steam
  • Ladon can only be summoned once
  • Eyes of God helps disciples too
  • Workshop config file no longer requires an extra newline at the end
  • Limit number of open fonts (stability improvement for Windows)
  • added --nosteam to --help
  • Typos fixed

Modding
  • Polymorph now accepts montags
  • #worldincscale and similar didn't work for scale numbers higher than 3
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March 30

Dominions 5.19b

This small update fixes two bugs that came as unforeseen side effects of the new workshop support introduced in 5.19.

General
  • Creating random maps didn't work
  • Starting games via command line didn't work
  • Added missing dlls to get workshop working
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About This Game

You are a God! You are master and ruler of a loyal nation. You have unimaginable powers at your disposal. You have claimed this world as yours. But there are others who stand in your way. You must defeat and destroy these pretenders. Only then can you ascend to godhood and become the new Pantokrator.

In Dominions you take control of a powerful being that rules a nation and aspires to godhood. The type of Pretender Gods can vary from magically powerful arch mages to huge titans or large monuments. The pretender gods have different strengths dependent on what kind of god you choose and what nation you play.

When you start the game you decide what kind of god you are and how your Dominion affects your lands, followers and sacred soldiers. It is an expression of your divine might and the faith of your followers. If your dominion dies, so do you. Your dominion also inspires your sacred warriors and gives them powers derived from your dominion.

In order to win and become the one true god you have to defeat your enemies one of three different ways: conquer their lands, extinguish their dominion or claim the Thrones of Ascension.

New for Dominions 5 is that a God's bless effects can be customized in detail giving a new set of choices for the aspiring Gods. Battles have also received a major change and now feature simultaneous movement for all participating units. Fireballs and arrows will now fly at the same time as everyone is moving and watching large battles will be quicker than before.

Dominions is set in a fantasy world that draws inspiration from historical nations, cultures and myths. You will not encounter the elves of conventional fantasy in this game. Instead you might lead a nation of vanir from old norse myth. Aztecs, romans, israelites, greeks, kievian rus and lovecraftian horrors are just a few of the inspirational sources of the game.

The first Dominions game was released in 2002 and was well received by strategy gamers. Since then Dominions has been much refined and Dominions series is still actively played making it one of the longest running 4x turn based strategy games.

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
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    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 750 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.12 or later
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 750 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: any 32 or 64-bit distro
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 1.4+
    • Storage: 750 MB available space
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