Conquer, rule and manipulate the Roman Empire with the ultimate goal of being declared as the "Imperator" of Rome. Set in a time when the mighty Roman Empire emerged to conquer the known world against powerful enemies, when gladiators fought to a bloody death in the Coliseum; when Spartacus defied the might of the empire; when Hannibal led his invincible army and his war elephants across the Alps to strike fear into the very heart of Rome itself; and when Julius Caesar finally smashed the Barbarian Gauls. This was a time of brutal confrontation between civilisation and barbarism, and of civil war as the ancient world's only superpower turned on itself.

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9

The game that made the TW saga a classic.

For someone that played a lot Shogun TW like me, playing RTW for the first time was absolutely stunning.
The vanilla game is superbly done. The battles, the strategy map, visual & sound effects, physics.... you name it.
What made this game even greater were it's excellent mods.

It's greatest flaw, however, was shared by it's successor, M2TW and it's expansion Kingdoms: The lack of naval battles on the battlemap. Which came only when Empires TW came out.

A literally EPIC classic.

Games of my childhood . The only one disadvantage is unplayable thracians :(

Enjoyable for a short duration at playing Napoleonic period battles; however lacks graphics, a campaign and naturally quickly runs thin of entertainment,,, but still a decent bad game
Simply divine as one if not the best strategy Total War game ever made. Tons of exciting things and events to do, graphics a little out dated and inaccurate; however still a good game to this day.

Graphics (8.1/10)
Game play (8.2/10)
Narrative Story Telling: (7.1/10)
Maps: (4.9/10)
Skins (7.0/10)
Entertainment (9.3/10)
Modder's Efforts N/A
Historical Accuracy: (7.1/10)
Technical (6.9/10)

Overall result: 9.0/10 = 90% on DaggerClassStudio's Game Mod Rating
= An Excellent Game

~Christopher Carlisle James

10

Amazing RTS game which allows control of grand armies. Good economy and a wide variety of units allowing the player to have a great gaming experience.

10

Aweosome

One of the best games I have ever played

9

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Great game

10

beautiful game, played since it came out. imho, for whatever reason, creative will never surpass it. please release the code for opensource! :D

NO.1

Rome Total War is one of best RTS games ever released which introduce players during rise of Rome from a humble republic to a great power but these can rewrite history, playing and forge empires with any nations including Greeks and Armenians.

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Highest Rated (4 agree) 9/10

The game that made the TW saga a classic. For someone that played a lot Shogun TW like me, playing RTW for the first time was absolutely stunning. The vanilla game is superbly done. The battles, the strategy map, visual & sound effects, physics.... you name it. What made this game even greater were it's excellent mods. It's greatest flaw, however, was shared by it's successor, M2TW and it's expansion Kingdoms: The lack of naval battles on the battlemap. Which came only when Empires TW came out…

Dec 6 2010 by X4VI3R