Empires, the award winning Half-Life 2 mod, combines the best of the first person shooter and real-time strategy genres. Fight as either the Northern Faction, remnants of the fallen nation of Jekotia, or as the imperial Brenodi Empire. Empires features:

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NOTE: This is an archived version of Empires Mod. Download the latest version of Empires Mod on Steam! This will install the Empires v2.30 client. The Orange Box version of Source SDK Base is required to play this game, and comes free with the purchase of almost any Source-based game from Valve. This installer does not require you to have previously installed Empires.

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OLD ARCHIVED VERSION: Empires v2.30 Client Full
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Madman4700 Dec 16 2010 says:

You get a freegame now?

thts pretty sweet

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CorathSS Dec 16 2010 says:

the SDK comes free with almost any Source game is what they are saying.

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TrepValk Dec 16 2010 says:

The best source mod out there, but please fix the collisions!

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Broken_Broker Dec 16 2010 says:

Finally! Remember, if you don't have a source game, just download Alien Swarm for free and you can play Empires.

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mootant Dec 18 2010 replied:

I'm not sure if that works at all. Technically it is not supposed to happen. I'll check if it somehow can be done.

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MechaKat Dec 18 2010 says:

You should add walkers :D. With machine guns and rocket launchers!

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SirErwinRommel Dec 18 2010 says:

Do you still need to download the servers??????

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Skylar15 Jan 3 2011 says:

I wish I could post a comment..but I am too lazy :(

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TigerWarrior Feb 23 2011 says:

I'm so amazingly confused it's starting to **** me off... I cannot play this game because apparently my engine is missing something but it doesn't MAKE SENSE cause everything else works! OnGameRulesCreationStringChanged: missing gamerules class "CEmpGameRules" on the client.

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3q4e3qwszdsazedwsae Mar 6 2011 replied:

Try reinstalling HL2. It might fix it.

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nerdenstein Mar 13 2011 says:

This mod looks really cool.
Would i be better off downloading the .exe from Moddb or downloading via Steam?

EDIT: Sorry, Should have read into it more; Steam version released more recently that .exe. I'll download from Steam.

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version15 Mar 15 2011 says:

Im sorry if this appears to be a stupid question, but does this mod require Half-Life 2? Or can Counter-Strike Source/Day of Defeat Source be used to run it.

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mercboy Jan 7 2013 replied:

Any source engine game i think so yea counter strike

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Tony15Groce Dec 14 2013 says:

Hello, I love this game.

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WilliamTheGameCritic Mar 13 2014 says:

I'm not sure about you, but I really wanted to play this game.
I tried to download it on Steam,
but all I got was a mostly intact game with only a few files that broke down,
and broke the game.
You see, the background image and start up video files wouldn't load properly,
so all I got was a error every time I started. When I replaced the pictures with other things from gamebanana but renamed them to fix the issue, I could tell I got to the main menu because I got a black screen with music... after awhile of tinkering I gave up.
I have slow internet and didn't feel like re-downloading a game that takes 2 1/2 hours
to download,
I'd rather just play the safe version that isn't broken,
I wish I got a nice cool game but all I got was a broken one.
I have high expectations as the archived version is downloading now.
Although disappointed not to get the final product,
I really want to try out this interesting game.

So overall... 7.5/10

I probably would've just gave the game a... 8.5/10 if it wasn't broken, because you know,
it's not the best game in the world, but there was effort put into it,
but since the updated version is broken,
that just ruined my experience, and my time.
I thought of just giving a 7/10, but I thought of being nice because
I haven't played the game yet, so it could be good or bad,
but from what I've seen, the game looks fun.
I look forward to playing this version by about...5 o'clock.

Tata - William The Game Critic

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