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Rise of Nations: Roman Castle in Age I

Sounded innocuous and impossible to me too. But get this, it CAN be done, and it works well in border push strategy. If you are Romans in Rise of Nations, then do give this tip a try to put your opponent on the backfoot. No one wants to attack a well defended outpost, even if the outpost is right next...

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Rise of Nations: Raiding

So I was talking to King Ameya (who often comments on my Rise of Nations posts). He was mentioning that the previous post on Heavy Cavalry was actually a lesson on raiding. For those who are new to the game, raiding is a concept where you use a small armed force to take down the economy of the opposing nation...

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Rise of Nations: Use of Heavy Cavalry

A major part of all Alexander the Great’s battle strategy included cavalry. The light cavalry for quick raids (which I shall cover in a separate post) and the heavy cavalry (or his Companions as the vanguard unit). In fact the fall of Alexander was largely attributed due to a mutiny amongst his vanguard troops. Learn from history. A liberal use...

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Rise of Nations: Japan infantry

Note: The post was ill-timed, when I wrote it I was completely unaware of the Japan crisis. I realized my folly when a friend informed me of the same. My apologies, this was not meant to be a stunt to get more attention. The post was neither tweeted nor posted on Facebook.   I love the Japanese civilization in Rise...

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Rise of Nations: The Forbidden Capital

This tip is not more of a tip, but rather an interesting experiment which players can try to confound the attacking horde. For you to successfully pull this off, it is strongly suggested that you have a defensive army and are an experienced player. One of my clan members gave me this idea, and I decided to try it out....

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Rise of Nations: Militia Rush

When I first heard about the idea, it sounded crazy. Crazy enough that it might just work!! Now kids, dont try this at home, you need a special set of conditions for this to work. You for one have to be Turks (since this strategy uses the Turks powers to the fullest). If your target happens to be Lakota (well...

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Rise of Nations: Barbarian Rally tips

If you ever decide to explore the game without the multi-player aspect, then you are bound to check out the Conquer the World campaigns which are a part of the single player campaigns that one can play. The Barbarian Rally is a scenario type which is described as follows – Barbarian Rally: Take control of a neutral territory in one...

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