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8.0

Alea Jacta Est

Destructoid
2 September 2013
  • Summary: Out of the many phrases attributed to the father of comb-overs, Julius Caesar, "Alea iacta est" (The die has been cast) is undoubtedly the most appropriate for something that feels like one of the most complicated board games I've ever played. Alea Jacta Est is a massively expansive Roman strategy game from AGEOD, a French developer probably best known for American Civil War .
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The Wargamer
21 June 2013
  • Excerpt: It has been pretty good time for the Romans. In 2004 Creative Assembly launched Rome: Total War, which was a RTS battle/Turn-based Campaign game. Paradox Interactive followed later with Europa Universalis: Rome, and its expansion Vae Victis.  Last year saw the announcement of not one, but three games about possibly the greatest empire the world has ever known.
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Alea Jacta Est

The Wargamer
21 June 2013
  • Conclusion: Did I like this game? Yes I did.  Once I was able to wrap my head around the basics of the game, and instead of thinking tactics thinking in terms of logistics and overall strategy, it started to come together. But it took a lot of time and patience to understand it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Alea Jacta Est

DarkStation
6 November 2012
  • Conclusion: I mentioned when I started this review, that I found myself at an impasse with Alea Jacta Est . How do I score a game that I didn’t personally like, but that was more then technically proficient in what it was trying to accomplish. As you can see from the score above, I chose to separate myself from it, giving it the respect a technical marvel like this is do, while also admonishing it for not trying to be a little more inclusive and welcoming to those stepping into a...
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Alea Jacta Est (PC)

Game Review Database
28 March 2013

Alea Jacta Est (PC)

Spiele Magazin
17 March 2013
Overall 8
7.5

Alea Jacta Est

AG
6 October 2012
  • Summary: В итоге из Alea Jacta Est должна вырасти своего рода интерактивная панорама, которая позволит проследить историю Рима от его рождения до упадка. Те, кого еще не утомил однотипный игровой процесс от AGEod, наверняка будут в восторге.
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