Age of Wonders III Summary
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Having just about sold over 1 million copies of Age of Wonders, the 1997 team of Triumph Studios have been absorbed into Paradox Interactive in a new business deal.
Age of Wonders 3 was anfor the series when it launched back on 31st March, 2014, adding more creativity into the 4X strategy mold with strategic battles and the challenge of a new hostile world. The two expansion packs - and – helped add to a game that wasn't short of content. That content is no doubt what helped move Age of Wonders 3 into sales of over 500k copies, with the expansion packs close to that number as well, as revealed by Triumph Studios.
has revealed that it's working on adding modding support to its excellent fantasy 4X game Age of Wonders 3. To demonstrate this new feature, the team has also released a picture of – and I quote – a “cadaver wielding necromancer’s scythe riding a nightmare horse”. Which is everything I've ever wanted and more, all in one sentence. Modding tools will arrive in the next patch, when Triumph is finished polishing bug-fixing.
has announced a public Steam Beta release for the upcoming Age of Wonders III Update 1.5, which should be here "in a couple of weeks." It officially launches as a free update next to the upcoming expansion. The patch includes diplomatic AI profiles, overhauled diplomacy, and the return of multiplayer for that old school feel.