Europa Barbarorum

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameEAG
ReleaseDec 27, 2005
PublisherEuropa Barbarorum Development Team
DeveloperEuropa Barbarorum Development Team
Platform(s)Mac, Windows
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreStrategy game; empire-building
SettingSee Rome: Total War. Europa Barbarorum covers the time period 272 BCE-14 CE. The player can also play as non-Roman factions.
Notable charactersBSee Rome: Total War.

This game is a ‘realism mod’ for Rome: Total War. See


Anglade, L. (2018). ‘La représentation de l’Antiquité dans les jeux vidéo dits historiques’ in F. Bièvre-Perrin & É. Pampanay (eds.), Antiquipop. La reference à l’Antiquité dans la culture populaire contemporaine. Lyon [online]: MOM Editions, 160-74.

Ghita, C.; Andrikopoulos, A. (2009). ‘Total War and Total Realism: A Battle for Antiquity in Computer Game History’ in D. Lowe & K. Shahabudin (eds.), Classics for All: Reworking Antiquity in Mass Culture. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 109-26.

Additional keywords

mod, history

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