About the game

Conquer the Old World in this historical, epic strategy game from Soren Johnson, Lead Designer of Civilization IV and Offworld Trading Company. Every year is a turn, and each leader is a mere mortal, so your lasting legacy will be the dynasty you leave behind.



Old World Update #125

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Headline changes Design Wonder rebalancing: Ishtar Gate: increased growth per culture level in the city from 1 to 2Necropolis: Now gives all cities 3 civics per pagan religion instead of 2 happiness per templeRoyal Library: increased science output from connection to other teams, but reduced output from own team (Wonders and Dynasties)Al Khazneh: Now gives …

Behind the Throne DLC Released

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We are pleased to announce that the latest DLC for Old World, entitled Behind the Throne, is now available on Steam, Epic and GoG, with a 10% launch discount! Old World – Behind the Throne introduces the machinations of the royal court with new mechanics, rivalries, and the ability to leverage your power with opulence …

Old World Update #124

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This is a bug fix only update in the lead up to the Behind the Throne DLC release on the 28th May. More design changes to come post DLC! Bug Fixes Fixed missing Game of the Week menu tooltipFixed units sometimes not deselectingFixed bug with resource placement from improvement pingsFixed Pharaohs of the Nile scenario …

Old World Update #123

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Headline changes Allowed buying water tiles adjacent to landImprovement adjacency restrictions removedAdded Resource improvement pingAI improvements Design You can now buy water tiles that are adjacent to land in the same way as land tiles (with Colonies / Landowners seat)Removed restriction on Shrines not being adjacent and the adjacency requirements for Cathedrals and the Courthouse …

Old World Update #122

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Headline changes Archipelago map script improvementsEvent tweaks and improvementsChanges to how players starting reserved city sites are calculated and displayed Design Archipelago map script improvements. Maps are now 20% bigger than normal maps (down from 40%), large islands are bigger and added Water Size map optionThe number of reserved city sites (sites near start location …