This mod pack uses Agamemnon's Skeleton mod, dark_blade's bats mod and ROR_Sir_Williams Dragon mod. Detailed credits are provided.

What if vampires had empires? This is the idea that started it all. Since then I have been mixing modern Horror Cliché with traditional Slavic mythology and hints towards the dark chapters of Romanian history. The result is something like an Eastern European Age of Mythology. With a bit of black humour...

Warning: (This I should have done earlier) the depiction of violence in Age of Vampires borders on cynical and exceeds that in the original game. If you feel offended by the depiction of humiliated human beings, even only in a game, do not download. I do not favor any kind of violence in real life, the brutality depicted here is however an accurate match of the traditional vampire-mythology.

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2 comments by Ivacula on Jul 28th, 2014

What is new in the Silver Edition?


* new loading screen (artwork by Ivica Stevanovic)
* new interface frame-graphics for the Bathory Clan, Vrkolak, Van Helsing Guild and Transsylvanians (including artwork by Ivica Stevanovic)
* new icon for the Count/Lord of Darkness
* new icons for the Transsylvanian and Van Helsing unique techs
* new graphics for the Vampireslayer
* new graphics for the Van Helsing Guild wonder
* graphics of the vampiric knight slightly improved
* graphics of the slaughterhouse, lumbercamp, Witchhunter and Nosferatu cleaned off white-residues
* new dying graphics for the witch
* all dragon graphics have shadows now
* new graphics due to new unit (see new units below)


* new effects for the unique techs of the Transsylavanians and Van Helsing Guild
* new bonus: Vrkolak get Virgin Sacrifice for free
* alot of human civ icons restored while keeping the unique icons for the vampire buildings and techs
* the thunder sound is now only played when selecting a vampire castle, not when playing as a human
* Vampireslayers move slower since they are dismounted and cloaked now

new units:

* the Exorcist: self-healing, armored monk, slow moving, speaks Latin

new mod campaign:

* 'Legacy of the Blood Countess' by Vampirus Mortem

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Age of Vampires - Bloodreign in Transsylvania

Age of Vampires - Bloodreign in Transsylvania

Nov 28, 2011 Full Version 24 comments

Transforms the Age of Empires Conquerors Expansion into a Vampire Expansion. The Maya, Aztecs, Koreans, Huns and Spanish become the Dracul Clan, Vrkolak...

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Guest May 20 2013, 10:52pm says:

I wanted to make an Alucard character to play around with. Basically every time he kills a unit he can either resurrect it as a ghoul, or gain +1/2 hp and an extra life if killed.

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Ivacula May 21 2013, 5:18am replied:

Sure a nice idea overall (although I tend to only include historical/mythological creatures in my project) the question is if the Age of Empires engine would support the data-editing that would be required to set your idea in action...

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slamer500 Apr 15 2013, 2:09pm says:

Do you plan on making this mod compatible with the steam version of Age of empires 2?

Possibly try uploading this to the steam workshop even?

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Ivacula Apr 15 2013, 2:36pm replied:

Depends on how much effort this will cost, I am very employed these days, but I am also playing around in my head with one more update anyway... so we'll see. The option is not excluded :)

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Guest Jan 1 2013, 8:58pm says:

Very well made mod, Sir.
But there is one thing in the description that I have to correct:
We Romanians are not of Slavic ethnicity, like Bulgarians or the Ukrainian people. The composition of our gene-pool (for lack of a better term) and our language have been somewhat impacted by these, for sure, but we're mostly descendants of the Thracian and Dacians, as well as some Romans (and for the last 3 hundredth years Gypsys) mixed in. That's maybe why we as people are considered strange, even by Russian standards. :)

I would encourage everybody to check out the history of the real Dracula, if only for one reason: The historical Dracula was infinitely crueler, crazier and bloodthirstier than in any of the Vampire legends. :D

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Ivacula Jan 2 2013, 2:36am replied:

I am very aware of the Romanian's uniqueness, but admittedly the description could promote misunderstandings, it is not meant as Romanians being Slavic, but rather that vampire-mythology is shared among Romanians and Slavs (like the words 'vampir' and 'varcolac' are Slavic, but used by Romanians as well).

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rogervanzant Dec 20 2012, 11:04pm says:

This is cool!! tracking

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SabretoothOrigins Nov 29 2012, 12:43pm says:

Can't wait for a new release of this epic mod...good job :D

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Ivacula Nov 21 2012, 11:06pm says:

I had forgotten to give the witches of the Báthory Clan the ability to fly, so together with other peanuts, here comes another update with not much new. I expect, though, to start working on part II over a few months.

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juxiaoyin Nov 20 2012, 11:19pm says:

Well, great mod. more units? I wait:D

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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

It's great.
the style is beautiful.

i recommend it for people too.

Nov 29 2011, 7:46pm by JuSTiNX

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