An epic game for epic times, Rise of Nations places you in the throne of one of several cultures as it progresses from the deep past into the near future. Drawing on features once restricted to turn based games, RoN has an epic scope. Build cities, upgrade your units, and wage war on your enemies in this faced paced game thats sure to satisfy any tactics fan.
Rise of Nations: Gold Edition/Thrones and Patriots v03.02.12.0800 Update AKA Patch 2
Rise of Nations: Gold Edition/Thrones and Patriots v03.02.12.0800 Update
1. Copy both files (rngu.rtp and Patcher.bat) to your game directory (IE: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Games\Rise of Nations)
2. Run Patcher to patch the game (feel free to close the window if it doesn't automatically close after it's done)
3. Play the game and enjoy the v03.02.12.0800 patch (last official patch for RON:TaP)
Patch 2 (10.0MB), version 03.02.12.0800—
free resources for infantry units now +2 instead of +3
removed free science technology at game start
reduced free bombers at airbases from +2 to +1
no longer get a free fishing boat when they build a dock
receive one free light ship with each new Dock built instead of two
commerce research now 10% cheaper instead of 25% cheaper
siege is now 15% cheaper instead of 25%
siege production speed lowered to 25% faster and move speed bonus lowered
reduced bonus woodcutter slot to +1 instead of +2
reduced Cavalier hitpoints
Libraries and Universities are now 66% cheaper
reduced speed and LOS of their unique scout units
reduced hitpoint bonus for their Heavy Infantry to +5%
reduced the move speed bonus for their unique infantry
doubled the free resources generated by their unique Horse Archer line
increased their timber discount on buildings to 25% from 20%
increased building hitpoint bonus to 25% from 20%
unique archers now do less damage to other archer units
merchant, caravan, and market cost discount reduced to 10% from 50% cheaper
slightly reduced the cost of their unique Heavy Infantry
wealth bonus per city now +10 instead of +15
now 15% cheaper units and military research instead of 25%
The CEO Patriot
now gives +2 range bonus instead of +4 to friendly units
Some help text does not accurately reflect the balance changes made.
Patch 1 (10.0MB), version 03.02.07.0701—
Fixed bug that caused patriot bonuses to break when switching from military to economic government lines.
Fixed crash with Red Fort when units were garrisoned inside to heal.
Aztecs now get full +50 wealth plunder when killing units like caravans, instead of varying amounts depending on their nation bonus.
Units such as Caravans now give full plunder bonus when Despot is nearby.
Fixed multiplayer lobby bug that caused player stats to be displayed incorrectly.
Fixed a multiplayer out of sync issue.
Fixed bug that gave Russian players capital plunder bonus when their own capital was sacked, as well as the attacking player. Only the attacker gets it now.
Fixed issue that prevented library panel at the top of the screen from displaying help text properly.
Fixed Heavy Archer research bug for Japanese.
Fixed issue that would cause occasional freezes to technologies being researched at the library.
Fixed Dutch patriot stats.
AI controlled Lakota players no longer build farms and can now build outside their borders.
Fixed bug that caused raze button not to appear on all cities. (it shouldn't appear on capital cities)