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.
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Release Date:
Dec 5, 2013

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April 24

Dominions 4.32

This update has a bunch of bug fixes and tweaks, most of them from Dominions 5. There is also a new simple but very convenient feature (also from Dominions 5), press 'x' to repeat last scripted spell.

General
  • Can press 'x' to repeat last scripted single round order
  • Error message when having too many underwater nations for the chosen map
  • Temple destroyed when losing province in random event
  • Constructs can no longer use enemy owned labs to heal (sieging, sneaking)
  • Show poison damage in spell info
  • Prot 0 units were never targeted by combustion
  • God vessel non-wishable
  • Random gods were not purged properly
  • Fixed bug with pretender residue from game creation
  • Event uniqueness not initialized properly
  • Fix for blind & eye loss stat info
  • Fix for random maps with too much water
  • New tip
  • Stability improvements
  • Event fixes

Modding
  • Mod item sprites were not downloaded from network server
  • Increased max number of mod images for network 1000 -> 2500
  • #supply for sites now accepts larger values
  • Modding magic items could cause a spell to be named "end"
  • Memory leak fix for mods

Linux/Mac OSX
  • Disable multiai by default
  • Wars were not spread properly to disciples with multiai on
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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 and followers. 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.

In Dominions 4 you can also play team games where one of the players take the role of supreme god, and the other members of the team are his servants and loyal subjects. The lesser gods rule their nations, but you all share the dominion of the supreme god.

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, shona and kievian rus 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.

Dominions 4 is also a highly moddable game. You can create your own monsters, spells and entire nations. Since Dominions 3 there has been a vivid modding community and Dominions 4 will enhance this capability even further.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.3 or later
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: any 32 or 64-bit distro
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL and libSDL1.2
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
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