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Praetorians FAQ:
Who made Praetorians?

Pyro Studios developed the game. The publisher is Eidos.

Pyro Studios website
Eidos website

When will the game be released?

The game has been released world wide. You should be able to buy it at your local games shop or through any internet based games store.

What are the system requirements?

MINIMUM PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • IBM PC or 100% compatiable
  • Windows® 98/2000/XP
  • Pentium® III, 500 MHZ or Equivalent processor
  • 100% DirectX® 8.1 compliant Video card with 16MB memory
  • 128MB RAM (Windows® 98)
  • 256MB RAM (Windows® 2000/XP)
  • 4X CD-ROM drive
  • DirectX® 8.1 or higher
  • 100% DirectX® 8.1 compliant sound card
  • 600MB free uncompressed hard disk space
  • 100% Windows® 98/2000/XP compatible Keyboard and Mouse
  • IBM PC or 100% compatiable
  • 1024X768 Monitor resolution

    RECOMMENDED PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Pentium® III, 500 MHZ or Equivalent processor
  • Windows® 98/2000/XP
  • 256MB RAM
  • DirectX® 8.1 or higher
  • 100% DirectX® 8.1 compliant 32MB Graphics TnL (GeForce 2+) card
  • 100% DirectX® 8.1 compliant sound card
  • DSL (Broadband) Internet Connection
  • Keyboard and Mouse

    RECOMMENDED PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Pentium® III 700 MHz or equivalent processor
  • 56k modem/cable/DSL connection

  • Which civilizations can I play as?

    In campaign mode you mainly control the Roman Empire, in some occasions backed up by Barbarian tribes or Egyptian allies. In skirmish and multiplayer mode you can play as the civilization you prefer.

    Is there a multiplayer mode?

    Yes. In Praetorians you can choose out of 16 multiplayer maps allowing up to 8 players fighting for the glory of the Empire. You can play as the Barbarians, Egyptians and the Romans. You can connect via LAN, GameSpy and an IP address.

    Commandos Imperial Glory Praetorians Eidos Pyro Studios
    Commandos Imperial Glory Praetorians Eidos Pyro Studios
    Where can I find the demo?

    Check our Downloads dB for both a single- as a multiplayer demo.

    What units are there?

    Each civilization has a wide collection of historic units each with its own abilities and weaknesses offering a game with great strategical depth. For a complete list please see our Civilizations page.

    What siege weapons are there?

    Each civilization basicly has the same siege weapons, the only difference is the weapons' skin. Descriptions can be found in the civilizations page as well.

    What does the AI have in store?

    Enemy forces will have a look at the situation before they attack, they will try to take advantage of the landscape, i.e. by hiding in densly forested areas or getting to higher grounds to have a better view of the battlefield and sneaking past you unnoticed (to attack you from different directions.) They will try to flee if outnumbered and call for aid if possible.

    What kind of engine does Praetorians use?

    The Praetorians uses a 3D engine, unfortunately only rotateable over the vertical axle.

    How many missions are there?

    There are 24 singleplayer missions and 16 skirmish/multiplayer maps.

    What genre is Praetorians?

    It is a Real Time Strategy game, also knows as RTS.

    Is there or will there be an expansion?

    Unfortunately not.

    Is there a mission editor?

    Yes, a buggy one. Take a look at the Praetorians Editing Tutorials to find out more.

    My question isn’t answered in this FAQ! What do I do?

    Look around TAFN. There are trailers, screenshots and more to take a look at. If you still haven't gotten an answer go to the TAFN forums and ask us, we will then add your question to the FAQ.

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