Goodgame Empire is a free strategy game by Goodgame Studios, in which you build a powerful empire. You have been entrusted with your very own castle. It is now up to expand it and turn it into a thriving kingdom. Build houses for your miners and farmers, so that they can help you gather the means to grow. Recruit armies and lead them into battle to conquer new lands, new buildings and subjects. But you can also eschew battle and seek an alliance with other players. It's a viable strategy in this online multiplayer game to find people to join forces with. But you are can also play it a little sneakier and take over somebody else's castle instead.
You kingdom needs more than just a fancy castle. It needs a leader like you to make it into the most glorious empire of the seven realms. You are free to forge your own path as you play, enacting your strategy. In Goodgame Empire you will rise and fall based on how well you play. Use your multiplayer alliances as security before taking on scarier enemies. Capable generals and legendary heroes will join you as you become more powerful.
Only with the help of a rock solid strategy will you be able to build your empire and lead it to victory. But those things do not come free. You are going to have to work and plan for it. Prepare your rise to power by building a massive army first. But don't get complacent. Your enemies are doing so the same, so make sure your home is well fortified. You will have to defend it against villains and robbers alike.
Goodgame Empire belongs to the genre of real-time-strategy games. These games are not played in turns, but let you give orders and commands whenever you want instead. Carve out a place for yourself on the huge world map. Alliances let you find players to chat and share ideas with. Choose knights and legendary heroes to lead your armies. Keep in mind that every order takes time to execute. If you don't want to sit around staring at your screen waiting, you can spend rubies to skip the waiting time. You can also rely on the true and tested approach to getting what you want: take it from those weaker than yourself. That's right, you can just invade somebody else's kingdom. Pillage and plunder for fun, or because you want their property.
While Goodgame Empire is a free-to-play game, you have the option of speeding things up, if you are willing to pay for them. Like most similar games, this isn't necessary to advance in the game. It is only a way to cut down the waiting time. Become king of your own empire by hoarding resources and power. Explore Goodgame Empire's deep gameplay and bountiful options. It takes more than big words to be a successful leader, you also need to balance the needs of dozens of advisors and subjects.