illyriad - Grand Strategy MMO
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Critically-Acclaimed, Award-Winning Massively Multiplayer Epic Grand Strategy.

"Fantastic city-builder... a ton of depth, a great community... play at your own pace... perfect gameplay... absolutely wonderful Lore... the map is incredible... reminds me of Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones - those great big epic stories." - massively.com

Build a city, create an Empire!

Forge Alliances with thousands of players. Craft and Trade 380+ resources and items in an entirely player driven market, across a vast, varied world. Side with 100+ warring NPC factions and their 700+ unit types.

Research 400+ technologies, and build 70+ building types to create your own specialised cities. Gather exotic resources, craft rare items, master mighty magics, command thieves and assassins, settle new lands....

Illyriad is a strategy game of extraordinary depth and variety. With a great community, multiple paths for city specialisation, and frequent updates and new releases, this is a vast fantasy world where you can be the kind of ruler that you wish to be.

"Solid and deep MMO play experience. This is certainly a sweeping, epic strategy game." – Independent Games Festival

Build, plan, gather, craft, trade, scheme and fight in this free to play strategy epic!

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Illyriad News
Feb 2, 2015

Player Spotlight: Ravana

Ravana was nominated by the community for March's Player Spotlight. Read her interview on our blog.
Mar 3, 2015

Removing Sovereignty

Sovereignty struggles are now back, and you can attempt to remove another player's ownership, and then establish your own claim if you wish.
Mar 3, 2015

James Niesewand on Channel 9

Illyriad CEO James Niesewand on Channel 9's Level Up! He discusses ultra-massive MMO gaming and the tech behind it.
Mar 3, 2015

The King's Brother Is Hungry!

Come up with the ultimate Illyriad-themed treat for the Duke to eat and win prizes.
Feb 25, 2015

Illyriad Haiku Contest - Winners

After a literal orc-ton of great haikus the winners and the cream of the crop are chosen and shared.
Feb 25, 2015

Sovereignty Incursion Notifications

You are now informed if someone lands on your sovereignty, and notifications now include ownership and terrain type.
Feb 25, 2015

Faction Unit Release

We have released 189 new faction units into the game. This nearly completes the release of faction units into the game!
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