Rise of Nations Game Maps

By Kuranes and One_Dead_Angel

The maps here are screenshots of the minimap taken at the start of a game. Each map is from a 2v2 game - red and blue versus purple and green. The map size is Standard (4 player). Maps are generated randomly by the game, but these shots should give you a good idea of the general composition of each map.


 African Watering Hole
 Category: Land map

All the rare resources lie around the lone watering hole at the center of the map. Happy hunting!


 Amazon Rain Forest
 Category: Land map
Plenty of resources and ruins hidden in a maze of tropical rivers and jungle clearings.

 Australian Outback
 Category: Land map
Harsh Desert or Lush Jungle--surrounded by ocean teeming with fish.
 Great Lakes
 Category: Land map
Fertile land map filled with large lakes useful for fishing, naval power, and infiltrating armies.

 Great Sahara
 Category: Land map
Desert land map. Only a few oases hold trees, but you'll find plenty of oil in the Industrial Age.

 Himalayas
 Category: Land map
Land map with lots of mountains and mountain passes in the center and forests around the edge.

 Old World
 Category: Land map
One huge continent with everyone on it. Rivers, forests, and mountains create tactical challenges.

 Southwest Mesa
 Category: Land map
Desert land map with lots of cliffs and mesas. Battle for the high ground!

 Mediterranean
 Category: Land map
Land surrounding a central ocean with a small island.

 Warring States
 Category: Sea map
One large continent with everyone, surrounded by an archipelago. Continent is long like Japan.

 Atlantic Sea Power
 Category: Sea map
Each nation gets its own landmass; Players are separated by a large ocean.

 British Isles
 Category: Sea map
Nations start on variably-sized islands which may or may not isolate them from their allies. When it's time to drill for Oil, you'll need to build offshore platforms.

 Colonial Powers
 Category: Sea map
Two large continents with all the players on one! Note: in Team Diplomacy games all the neutral computer players go on the other continent.

 East Indies
 Category: Sea map
Lots of islands; lots of resources. Bring your navy.

 East Meets West
 Category: Sea map
Each team shares its own large continent.

 New World
 Category: Sea map
Each nation gets a cramped island and must exploit the rich mainland.

 Nile Delta
 Category: Sea map
Players face off across a major river.