Age of Rivals Press Kit

Factsheet

  • Developed by Dark Inertia Studios
  • Originally published by Roboto Games
  • Launched on Kongregate December 2016 
  • Launched on Steam March 2017
  • Launched on iOS and Android June 2017

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Contact Info

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Description

2 player competitive civilization-building in a 10 minute card game.

Choose from hundreds of cards ranging from great pyramids and war elephants to sneaky spies and crafty merchants.  Perfectly balance your city’s culture, military and economy to outwit your opponent and win!

The web edition of Age of Rivals can be trialed for free (with in-app purchases) on Kongregate.com.

The PC/Mac edition of Age of Rivals can be purchased on Steam for $9.99.

The Android edition and iOS editions can be purchased for $3.99.

Features

  • Play as 12 unique characters
  • Unlock over 200 cards
  • Ranked public matchmaking
  • Private friend matches
  • Alliances with other players
  • Daily missions

All the mechanical depth of a great strategy boardgame, but:

  • Quick to play – no setup/cleanup, simultaneous turns
  • Designed to fit on a single screen, large or small
  • Designed for 2 players

All the tactical depth and replayability of a CCG, but:

  • No deckbuilding required – design your strategy as you go
  • Maximum variability – any card may show up in any game
  • Streamlined interactions – clear choices with clear results

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PC/Mac Edition ($9.99)

  • No in-app purchases in this edition. All cards and characters unlock at a fast pace just by playing the game.
  • Challenge yourself with bonus DLC single-player content (pre-included in this edition).

Mobile/Tablet Edition ($3.99)

  • No in-app purchases in this edition. All cards and characters unlock at a fast pace just by playing the game.
  • Challenge yourself with bonus DLC single-player content (pre-included in this edition).

Web Edition (Free-to-Play)

  • Free-to-play with in-app purchases to unlock all cards and characters. 
  • Chat with other players alongside the game.

Awards

Reviews

  • Penny Arcade plays Age of Rivals
  • Jesse Cox plays Age of Rivals
  • Age of Rivals feels like a breath of fresh air in an App Store drowning in more traditional collectible card games” – 5/5 – 148Apps.com 
  • “…there’s a depth here that other games of the same length can’t emulate” – Pocket Gamer – 8/10 Silver Award Winner
  • “One of the smartest things about Age of Rivals is how strikes a balance among separate but interrelated systems for armies, economies, art, religion, espionage.” – Quarter To Three (5/5)
  • “Age Of Rivals is a perfect example of what every strategic card game should be” – Player.One (9.5/10)
  • “It’s this interwoven tapestry of interlocking abilities that pushes Age of Rivals beyond being just another decent card game into the realm of greatness.” – Stately Play Review
  • “Age of Rivals starts off daunting but quickly unravels itself to become an addictive and strategic card game that stands up against the big boys.” – Pocket Tactics (4/5)
  • “Age of Rivals gets our recommendation by packing a lot of game in a quick playing, polished app.” – Pixelated Cardboard (4.5/5)
  • “There are many ways to overcome another empire: economy, culture, espionage, religion, building great works, and war… there is always war. In Age of Rivals, war is beautiful.” – 9/10 – Scorecery Review
  • “Civilization and Settlers of Catan meets Magic” – 4/5 – OnRPG Review
  • AppReviewCentral (4/5)
  • KickMyGeek Android Review and KickMyGeek iOS Review (French) (8.5/10)
  • AppGemeinde.de Review (German) (5/5)
  • Bonus Stage Review
  • Ludokultur Review (German)
  • Tesera.ru Review of Age of Rivals (Russian)
  • Rubber Chicken Review of Age of Rivals (Portuguese)

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Credits

  • Vijay Myneni – Design and Programming
  • Jojo Yang – Art and UI
  • Curt Bererton (Roboto Games)
  • Mathilde Pignol (Roboto Games)