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8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 641 ratings
  1. 10 (143)
  2. 9 (236)
  3. 8 (178)
  4. 7 (36)
  5. 6 (16)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (7)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (10)

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  • User Rating 9.2

    Rated on April 03, 2003 by dacarr02

    This is one of the most satisfying single player games I have ever played, but nothing is perfect. I did not like the way the game would limit unit production even if you had enough villages or villa...

    3 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    "Enemies of the Emperor, DIE!"

    Rated on December 30, 2005 by differentiation

    As a history buff and fan of ancient Rome, I was delighted to see that they have made a game about warfare back in those days. The whole ancient Rome theme didn't pick up until after the movie Gladiat...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    A perfect strategy game, where strategy in combat is the key to victory.

    Rated on June 20, 2007 by Lance_C

    Praetorians is a unique strategy game. You don’t create an army with resources, but you have a village with a certain amount of people, and you can recruit them. That’s how you build up your army. Of ...

    16 out of 17 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    More games should be like this

    Rated on June 10, 2007 by Talon124

    This is one of the coolest games out. You play as a commander of a Roman Legion which is very fun. All the units are cool and unique with special moves such as nets for Gladiators or a phanlanx type f...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Brilliant game, shame theres no plans for a sequel.

    Rated on November 28, 2006 by master_blue

    Praetorians is a RTS game set in during Julius Caesars time (approx 60bc), you play as the Romans and have to fight various factions these being the barbarians to the north, the egyptians and people i...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    Great strategy without needless gathering resorces!

    Rated on July 06, 2007 by CroCorwin

    I said it all above, if you play strategy games just to see your workers gathering food or lumber this is not a game for you. In this game the most important thing is strategy and that is it. The only...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Great rts that is different from other rts games.

    Rated on August 03, 2008 by onlineruler

    Great rts that is different from other rts games. Unlike other rts like command and conquer you can't collect resources you must take over villages and build units from it, you have limited numbers o...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    The developers of this game could have done a better job than this...

    Rated on September 13, 2011 by angry_roman1011

    History-based games are in some way risky. Gamers may not notice this, but the most meticulous ones also look upon the game's historical accuracy to judge if it's worth playing. Let's face it, real-ti...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    Roma victor!

    Rated on February 27, 2006 by ChickenMcBastrd

    As featured on loadedinc.com... Slaughtering barbarian hordes, plundering the villages of your enemies, obliterating enemy fortifications with catapults, those were the days. Pyro Studios, best kn...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Praetorians is a 3D real-time strategy game developed by Pyro Studios, based on Julius Caesar's campaigns.

    Rated on September 08, 2007 by Huineng9

    Praetorians is a 3D real-time strategy game developed by Pyro Studios, based on Julius Caesar's campaigns. Players are given the option of a mission where they play as Julius Caesar commanding forc...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.