Birth of the Empires (also known as BotE) is a turn-based 4X strategy game set in space in the style of classics such as Microprose's Master of Orion 2 or ST: Birth of the Federation. By choosing one of six major races goal is to gain control and supremacy over a part of the galaxy, either by diplomatic or military means. Further victory conditions are available at game start. Due to AI, adjustable difficulty level and a large galaxy map within up to 140 minor races long-term pleasure is sure - on your own or with friends. BotE is available in English or German, further languages or many other options are moddable.
BotE is available in two versions:
This hobby fan project started in January 2004 and is continually developed by the BotE-Team and the fans.
Differences between BotE Alpha and BotE Android
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Introduction into BotE
How to play
2017:please use this download link: https://blotunga.itch.io/birth-of-the-empires
22 February 2013: BotE Alpha 7 is available download