Slitherine is pleased to announce that the Rise of Rome expansion pack for Field of Glory Digital is now available for pre-order. After the exceptional success of the first release, Field of Glory Digital, the first expansion is now almost ready to be released.
Field of Glory Digital is a collaboration between HexWar and Slitherine to bring Slitherine’s hit tabletop gaming system to the PC. It adds a host of new features to single and multiplayer and a vast number of armies and troops and a completely new way to play game making this more than just an expansion pack - it is an entirely new game! Find out more about Field of Glory Digital here - http://www.slitherine.com/games/fog_pc or for the Rise of Rome expansion go here - http://www.slitherine.com/games/riseofrome_pc. Anyone pre-ordering will get Rise of Rome at the special price of£11.99– that’s a 20% saving on the normal price of£14.99!
o A comprehensive army builder which allows you to design armies to a specific number of points and then take these armies in to single player against the AI or online in multiplayer. This adds almost infinite replayability.
o New random battle generator using armies created in the army builder for single and multiplayer.
o A new Line of Sight option. Games can be played with or without LOS. Hide battlegroups in terrain, behind hills or other troops. Beware of ambushes!
o Baggage camps which appear in battle and can be looted for bonus points. Some armies are allowed to fortify their baggage.
o Temporary fortifications such as palisades which can be defended.
o Over 100 new unit types including camelry, scythed chariots and artillery!
o 5 New terrain types - broken ground, impassable terrain, open fields, vineyards&steep hills.
o 6 new battles from the Greek&Persian wars, Macedonian&Punic War's and from Rome’s expansion.
o Mid-Republican Roman
o Late Republican Roman
o Later Carthaginian
o Ancient Spanish
o Later Macedonian
o Attalid Pergamene
o Numidian or Early Moorish
o Later Seleucid
o Later Ptolemaic
o Spartacus Slave Revolt
o Early Armenian
o Later Jewish
For more details go to the Rise of Rome page - http://www.slitherine.com/games/riseofrome_pc