Here you will find information about past, present and future Empire games.
Want to get into a game? Notices are posted to rec.games.empire for almost all new long term (usually thematic) games.
But, there are always Empire games running. Blitzes are a great place for the beginning player to cut their teeth. Once you've mastered the basics, try a repeating game for a taste of the real thing.
"In an action of unparalleled insanity, the Elven-King today ordered the continent of Fleer to withdraw from Elven territorial waters immediately.
After waiting the customary forty-two seconds and seeing that the continent had defied the High King's decree, naval action was of course ordered.
The continent, of very solid construction, withstood multiple torpedoings and bombings. Reportedly, marines are having better success at boarding. Marine officers expect to scuttle the continent later tonight."
If you are a new player, and want to know what to do to connect to one of these blitzes, see "How to get started" in the Players section.
New thematic games
New games that are starting up and are run
by specific theme. These are generally long
term games lasting one to three months.
The record is something around six months.
These are the most competitive games, and
generally become recorded in Empire history.
The games that are run on regular basis and
restart once in a while. These usually last a
month. The level of competitiveness is not as
high, but they are still good for learning or
Currently running blitzes where you can just
login and play. These types of games do
not last long, often resetting after a day. If
you play your country right in a game like
this, you can reach tech 1000 or even
occupy every sector in the world.
Listing of old game endings, with power
charts, reports, etc. (where available)