updated 12:00 pm EST, Tue December 7, 2004
Spartan for Mac OS X
Freeverse Software and Virtual Programming today announced that , a game of ancient warfare, is now shipping. Spartan, the winner at the 2004 Independent Games Festival, combines empire building, turn-based strategy and 3-D battle graphics: "No soldiers of the ancient world were more renowned for their bravery or battle skills than the warriors of the Greek city of Sparta. Trained from boyhood, the citizens of Sparta had but only one vocation... war! Conquer Thebes, Corinth, Macedonia, the great hosts of Persia, or any one of a hundred different nations. Dozens of different units from Parthian archers to the feared Immortals will be yours to command as you build your empire with diplomacy, planning, and the sword." It runs on Mac OS X 10.2 or later. The title is available for $30.