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Age of Fear: The Free World

ABOUT

AGE OF FEAR is a long-running series of fantasy turn-based strategy games. Loved by fans for its tabletop wargame battle system and in-depth RPG customization.

AGE OF FEAR: THE FREE WORLD serves as a COMPLETELY FREE introduction to the series' tried-and-true gameplay, focusing on non-linear exploration and combat in an Open World style. Choose your faction, build a unique army and embark on countless exciting quests awaiting you throughout the realm! (scroll down for a list of features)

 

STRATEGY GUIDE

The series has grown into a complex creation with multiple intertwined subsystems. Early 2018 players asked why Age of Fear had no guide? Therefore, we have put together the Strategy Guide! (http://age-of-fear.net/downloads/AOFStrategyGuide.pdf)

 

LAUNCH INSTRUCTIONS

After uncompressing the downloaded file, lauch aof-start-windows.exe or aof-start-windows.bat file.

 

FEATURE LIST

  • COMPLETELY FREE - go ahead and try the series. If you like it, please visit 'Other Age of Fear Games' section on this page!
  • HEX-FREE BATTLES - test your tactics with a novel movement system where size matters and units aren't constrained by artificial grids!
  • OPEN WORLD - play procedurally-generated battles or take a quest and solve mysteries. Play this game as you want!
  • GLOBAL EVENTS that occur while exploring the World Map, à la Battle Brothers. This feature is still being developed and could serve to provide more lore and fun unit interactions conditional on the player's party!
  • FREQUENTLY UPDATED - we take our work seriously and patch our games often with new features and content. Also, whenever possible, those updates are back-ported to all our previous games!
  • COMMUNITY-DRIVEN - we listen to our players and continuously improve! Go and check our forums, everyone has their say and we implement those suggestions.
  • FULL OF JOKES - who said strategy games have to be serious? All the best fantasy jokes have a home here!
  • PARTY CUSTOMIZATION - build and upgrade a custom army from more than two hundred unique units, skills and spells (but be aware of racial animosities!).
  • DEEP BATTLE MECHANICS - learn the basics in a hurry, then develop new strategies around a huge variety skills, spells and battle hazards like neutral factions and environmental effects (yes, you can anger bystanders!).
  • EASY TO MOD - create your own missions, or even full-fledged campaigns, to be shared with the Steam community!
  • PERMANENT DEATH - accept the grim realities of death where all units that fall in battle stay dead... unless an evil Necromancer raises them as Zombies.
  • ARTEFACTS AND RELICS - discover numerous unique weapons, armours, potions and treasures, with the rarest granting powerful OP skills and stat bonuses.
  • ADVANCED AI - our AI is built upon a self-organizing network of agents and meta-heuristics algorithms (yes, we are PhD-smart!). Discover one of the most sophisticated AI systems you've ever played against!
  • LOW HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS - run the game even on that old potato laptop of yours. Your stone-age computer is good enough!
  • FREEBIES - enjoy this free selected soundtracks album of music from the Age of Fear series (http://age-of-fear.net/downloads/age-of-fear-music.zip)
  • ...everything else we come up with! Get only if you want access to the latest features in the Age of Fear series, and please keep in mind that this is an evolving product.


If you're hungry for a no-nonsense, old school turn-based strategy game, you've met your match in the Age of Fear series. Enter the fantasy world of Age of Fear today!

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System requirements

MINIMUM:
OS: Windows XP
Processor: 1 GHz
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: OpenGL capable
Storage: 4 GB available space

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