One discovers that becomes greater when you start to forget things. Months ago, a user thanked me naked ‘0 AD’, a game clearly inspired by ‘Age of Empires II’ to part with the advantage of being free and open-source. What is not remembered is that he had already talked about here in the distant May 2011! when it was still in its alpha 5.
For you yourselves to the idea, currently in its alpha 19 and its development team, Wildfire Games, still has a long way to go. But this is already taking shape and what needs can take hours and hours in their skirmishes recalling an era of glory in the RTS.
Should be noted, in turn, that ‘0 AD’ left in its infancy in the early twenty-first century as a mod of the ‘Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings’, although its creators took the wise decision by their own, much more creative freedom. One thing is certain: anyone on a pedestal the series of Ensemble Studios will feel at home in ‘0 AD’.
Its alpha 19, on the other hand, takes exactly two months available from their official website, version implemented, among other enhancements and bug fixes, a way of “ceasefire” so that there is a pact of non-aggression for a while default at the start of the games, or to perform a coordinated attack (either with a human or AI), to name a few. Continue reading Tried 0 AD, the Age of Empires II Free and open-source