If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

New Age of Wonders 3 expansion and Mac/Linux ports dated

Eternal Lords introduces the Necromancer next month.

Dutch developer Triumph has announced a second major expansion for fantasy strategy game Age of Wonders 3, called Eternal Lords.

It's due 14th April alongside the awaited Linux and Mac ports of the original game. It also marks a year of continued development since AOW3 launched.

Eternal Lords brings a new Necromancer class to the table, with spooky undead units such as the Bone Collector, who uses corpses to strengthen itself, and the Banshee who presumably screams a lot. When Necromancers conquer settlements they become cities of the dead.

There are new leader specialisations in the Keeper, Grey Guard and Shadow Born, and apparently you can summon angels. There are two new races, Tigran and Frostling, which are a lot like they sound. Tigrans can morph into Dire Panthers.

Race Governance is introduced to manage relations with specific races which, when they improve to a certain degree, unlock perks for your army. The Unifier victory condition ties into this, rewarding you for building a set number of Unity Beacons, one for each race you, um, max out.

There's a new story campaign on top of that, new unpredictable Cosmic Happenings - Falling Clouds, March of the Troll King - that suddenly shake things up, and new map areas and items and scenarios and all that guff.

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

Tagged With

About the Author

Robert Purchese avatar

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer

Bertie is a long-time writer and now podcaster for Eurogamer. He loves telling a story and listening to them. @Clert

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch