Age of Wonders: Planetfall is now available! To prepare you for in-depth empire building in the new, sci-fi setting, we’re revealing intel on how to conquer your foes and build a future for your people.
First comes first – choosing your faction. You’ll pick from six unique choices – from the militant Vanguard, the dinosaur-riding Amazons, to the cyborg-zombies of the Assembly. Be sure to consider their secret technologies too, including human-computer symbiosis, developing new mental abilities, cybernetics, and fusion with alien parasites. This world is your playground, and if you want to ride into battle on genetically-modified dinosaurs with lasers against cyber zombies – that’s your call.
As one of the survivors of the Star Union, a shattered galactic empire, the future of the planet is yours for the taking. Start by scouting the surrounding sectors of land outside of your starting colony to search for unique natural features or valuable landmarks, such as biotech facilities. Once your colony grows and takes on more sectors, be sure to invest knowledge to research new technology to aid in your conquests. Rome wasn’t built in a day, but it sure would have helped to have orbital strikes, jet packs, or mind control abilities – a few of the many technologies that players can discover in Age of Wonders: Planetfall.
While your empire grows in size and influence, you’ll undoubtedly run into conflict with neighboring NPC factions and rival players. To win control over nearby sectors and the rest of the planet, carefully choose your friends (and foes) in the world and ensure your path to victory. Not all battles need to be won through conquest on the battlefield, though – players can also succeed through advanced technology or diplomatic means.
To fully reign their empire over the planet, factions can win with a few different types of victories:
- Last Man Standing Victory – Defeat all non-allied players by capturing their HQ and the Commander
- Territory Victory – Conquer a set percentage of the planet’s sectors
- Doomsday Tech Victory – Dependent on your choice of Secret Technology, race to build and deploy this tech worldwide
- Unifier Victory – Gain a set percentage of influence with the survivors on the planet
Now, you’re ready to set out and create your own vast empire! Prepare for world domination today!