Alea Jacta Est updated to version 1.02a and Birth of Rome updated to version 1.02a
Company: Matrix Games
Grenoble, France, March 07, 2013 – Ageod (www.ageod.com ) is proud to announce the release of the v1.02a update for the critically-acclaimed strategy game Alea Jacta Est and its successor Birth of Rome, updated to v 1.02a.

The v1.02a update for Alea Jacta Est fixes some bugs, minor AI problems and greatly improves gameplay and modding. Graphics are enhanced with new pictures for leaders and new units are also added. Many other features and upgrade are also included in this update.
For a full list of changes, check out the dedicated Forum page.

The v1.02a update for Birth of Rome adds the German language translation for the game, which allows all German players to enjoy the game in their native tongue. With this update Birth of Rome is now also capable of using the Alea Jacta Est scenarios, if the game is already installed on PC. Also check the Forum page to view the full change list.

To download the updates, players can run “Check for Update” via the game menu or download them directly here for Alea Jacta Est and here for Birth of Rome.

Get more information on Alea Jacta Est and Birth of Rome from their official product page.

About Alea Jacta Est
Alea Jacta Est is the first historical strategy game on the PC to cover the main Roman civil wars, created by a dedicated team of experts to bring the epic battles that pitted Romans against Romans in conflicts such as those between Rome, Sertorius, and Mithridates.
With an incredible level of rich historical detail and historical accuracy, it is one of the few strategy games where the player must face the real dilemmas and challenges of the Romans during the time. Not only must you build and train armies, maneuver them and engage the enemy, but you must also maintain an economic and diplomatic balance with your neighbors.
Using the successful and famous AGE engine, Alea Jacta Est covers the whole of Europe, Northern Africa, and part of Eastern Europe, part of more than 2,800 regions, complete with cities, roads, fortifications, weather types, tribes and kingdoms of the time of the scenario. Featuring 5 campaigns from 87 BC to 197 AD, hundreds of historical leaders, units and events, Alea Jacta Est is a must-have for any grand strategy fan.

About Birth of Rome
A great new grand strategy game set during the wars of Early Roman Republic is here!
Birth of Rome covers the important and epic wars that led the Roman republic to unify Italy, then defeat Carthage in Sicily. Relive the first conquests of the Roman consuls as they face powerful and determined opponents such as Pyrrhus of Epirus or Hannibal Barca of Carthage. Don’t let history write your destiny, it is completely up to you on how to handle the situation, or try your hand at rewriting history as Rome’s enemies.
Birth of Rome offers a level of historical accuracy and detail never reached before in a video game. Birth of Rome is a true simulation where players are challenged to create armies and fleets, organize and maneuver them, sustain and reinforce them. All the time taking into account military, economic, political and diplomatic parameters.

Ageod is part of the Slitherine Group

About the Slitherine Group
The Slitherine Group is the world’s leading producer and publisher of digital wargames and strategy games. Under the Slitherine (www.slitherine.com), Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) and Ageod (www.ageod.com) brands it has published literally hundreds of games, with many award-winning titles in its portfolio and spanning all digital platforms, from home consoles to modern Smartphone’s and Tablets. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, board gaming and works with a wide array of key licensing partners, such as HISTORY®, MILITARY HISTORY®, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Buzz Aldrin Enterprises and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. Together the Group companies form the world’s largest organization specializing in this important and vibrant niche. The Slitherine Group’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in an ever expanding segment of the entertainment industry.
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