Gates of Troy

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseMay 25, 2004
PublisherJust Play
DeveloperSlitherine Strategies
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer (LAN)
GenreStrategy game; empire-building
SettingSeveral scenarios in Greek history: Trojan War, Thermopylae, Greek Colonization, Pre-Historic Greece, Ionian Revolt, Campaign with Rome and Persia
Notable charactersBLeonidas, Demophilus, Achilles, Odysseus, Hektor, Polydamas, Sarpedon, Patroclus, Diomedes, Aias (Telamon), Teukros, Idomeneus, Antilochos, Eurypylos, Aias (Oileus), Aineias, Dolon, Aristagoras

Some sources (e.g. here) consider this game an expansion pack for Spartan. Others (e.g. here) say this is a sequel.


André, L-N.; Lécole-Solnychkine, S. (2011). ‘La référence à l’antique dans les jeux vidéo : Paysages et structures mythologiques’ in S. Rufat & H. Ter Minassian (eds.), Les jeux vidéo comme objet de recherche. Paris: Questions théoriques, 104-22.

André, L-N.; Lécole-Solnychkine, S. (2013). ‘L’antiquité vidéoludique, une resurrection virtuelle?’ in Nouvelle revue d’esthétique 2013/1: 11, 87-98.

André, L-N. (2016). Game of Rome. Paris: Passage(s).

Additional keywords

history, real-time, turn-based

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