News Archives: September 2005

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

IGN Feature on Rise of Legend's Vinci Civilization

IGN has released a feature of the other known faction in Rise of Legends. The Vinci civilization is described as "a loose confederation of several city-states that share a common heritage.. Using refined airship technology, they have set an unsurpassed standard of ruthlessness, dedication, loyalty, and skill." You can read the entire article at this link.

Snake's RoN Script Maker

The next major version of Snake's script maker is out. It now has preresearching of techs, buildings, and units; more advanced options for using scrippets; and numerous fixes. It's only available from his site right now. You can get the full version from here and the standard version from this link.

GameBiz.com Features Interview with Brian Reynolds

Australian website GameBiz.com just released a series of downloadable interview with Game Industry veterans. Including Brian Reynolds of Big Huge Games next title, Rise of Legends. You can find it from this link. Other interviews include Bruce Shelley of Ensemble Studios, and Tak Fung of Lionhead Studios. All of them are over 90 megs, so prepare for a long download if you a slow link.

Monday, September 26, 2005

Starwing Mod for RoN

Ranvier has submitted a beta version of an initial attempt at modding Rise of Nation called "Starwing", with new stats, skins, and music. He asks fellow fans to give him feedback on how to improve it as this is his first attempt at modding the game. You can download it here.

Sunday, September 25, 2005

Uber Resources RoN T&P Mod

For those into gonzo gameplay with Uber rich resources. Snake_1501 has create version 2 of his Uber Resources Mod for Rise of Nations T&P. You can try it out by downloading it from here.

Thursday, September 15, 2005

More mods from Edilberto

Edilberto continues his modding with two variations on the American Indian Scout. Download your choice, the Scout or the Sergeant.

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

IGN's Rise of Legends Alim Unit Showcase Part 2

Awhile ago IGN had a feature describing one of the factions in Rise of Legends, the Alim. Recently they released part 2 of this on going feature of the game's units. You can check it out from this link.

Win a Trip to Big Huge Games

Ever wonder what goes on at a game development studio? Well here is your chance. Big Huge Games is letting fans have a chance at it! The even sponsored by Microsoft and Big Huge Games is looking for the ultimate Rise of Legend fan. In order to qualify you have to create a story of 200 words or less based on the series of four screenshots posted at the Big Huge Games website! Contest is open to residents of the USA and Canada (excluding Quebec) of 18 years of age or older.

Friday, September 9, 2005

Europe 1500 Uniforms

The latest submission from edilberto gives you these uniforms in this mod which also includes the "landsknechts O.D.A" skin.

Graham Somers Q&A at RoN Oracle

Graham "Thunder" Somers of Big Huge Games drops by Rise of Nations Oracle to answer some questions on Rise of Legends. You can check that out from this link.

Thursday, September 8, 2005

GameCloud Interviews Tim Train of BHG

John "JCal" Callaham of GameCloud Interviews Tim Train of Big Huge Games,and talks about their upcoming fantasy RTS "Rise of Legends". Tim Train described Rise of Legends as "set in a world where magic and technology are locked in a struggle for control over an entire planet." You can check out the article from this link.

New Skin Mods for RoN T&P

Nokkio82 after a short absence has returned to the RONTP modding scene, and comes up with one of my personal favorites civs for a mod. Now you can play as the "Maoris" with the Power of Hawaiki, their legendary home.

Wakain also contributes a mod to this round of creations, with a French Infantry 1914 skin mod based off of my Boer War unit model, for use with Kingroy1's WW1 mod. You can grab this new skin from here.

Saturday, September 3, 2005

Battlefield 1943 Mod Version 2.0 for RONTP

Uthum876 has updated his Battlefield 1943 mod for Rise of Nations T&P. With some new features and additional units. He has replaced his older version with the new one, so just go to the old download location here to grab the latest version.

Friday, September 2, 2005

MoR Season 3 - Last Call!

Fishstick Foundations's Master of Rise of Nations league season 3 is about to start. So make sure you register if you want to get in on the action. The winners will receive neat prizes! So what are you waiting for? Deadline for registration is September 7th 2005, 20.00 GMT. So Go check out the details in our forum thread.