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Emperor: Battle for Dune (PC, 2001) | Used – Very Good

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According to many gamers, real-time strategy was born in 1992 with the release of Westwood Studio’s Dune, a somewhat unassuming game based on the works of author Frank Herbert. From this humble beginning, the genre has grown to be one of the most popular on the home computer. Eight years later, Westwood Studios returns to Herbert’s distant-future universe for more real-time strategy in Emperor: Battle for Dune.

The environments and units in Emperor: Battle for Dune are rendered in full 3D. Players choose to lead one of three Houses, Atreides, Harkonnen, or Ordos, and may form alliances with smaller sub-houses to bolster their power. Each House has unique strengths and liabilities. Battle takes place on five different planets. The movement of armies and basic strategies are decided on an encompassing 2D world map, then players join the fight on the battlefield to lead their troops to victory. Resource management, building and unit production, and well considered timing will all be important as players battle to control the all-important Melange “spice” found only on the desolate world of Dune.

Includes: Discs(4), Jewel Case, and Cover Art Inserts. Excellent condition. Functions properly but may be lacking some retail packaging material, accessories, and/or information. Exact unit pictured.
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Description

Features

  • Features over 150 single-player missions
  • Choose from three factions: Atreides, Harkonnen, and Ordos
  • Support up to eight players via LAN, or up to four players via Interne

Overview

According to many gamers, real-time strategy was born in 1992 with the release of Westwood Studio’s Dune, a somewhat unassuming game based on the works of author Frank Herbert. From this humble beginning, the genre has grown to be one of the most popular on the home computer. Eight years later, Westwood Studios returns to Herbert’s distant-future universe for more real-time strategy in Emperor: Battle for Dune.

The environments and units in Emperor: Battle for Dune are rendered in full 3D. Players choose to lead one of three Houses, Atreides, Harkonnen, or Ordos, and may form alliances with smaller sub-houses to bolster their power. Each House has unique strengths and liabilities. Battle takes place on five different planets. The movement of armies and basic strategies are decided on an encompassing 2D world map, then players join the fight on the battlefield to lead their troops to victory. Resource management, building and unit production, and well considered timing will all be important as players battle to control the all-important Melange “spice” found only on the desolate world of Dune.

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Additional information

Weight 6.4 oz
Dimensions 5.6 × 4.9 × 1.0 in
Condition

Used – Very Good

Brand

UPC

WWE08903445IS

Publisher

Electronic Arts

Game

Emperor – Battle for Dune

Platform

PC

ESRB Rating

T – Teen

Genre

Strategy

Location

USA

ESRB Descriptor

Blood, Violence

Control Elements

Keyboard, Mouse

Number of Players

43108

Release Year

2001

MPN

WWE08903445IS