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Imperialism II: Age of Exploration

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#1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Imperialism_II.zip (555.45 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
#2
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Imperialism_II_Fr.zip (409.60 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
#3
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Imperialism_2.toast_.sit (73.30 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
#4
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
imp2patch103-us.hqx (3.01 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
#5
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
imp2patch103-uk.hqx (3.01 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
Emulation
This game works with: SheepShaver,

A note about the downloads available from above:

  1. file is the English version.
    Bin/cue file combination, compressed with OS X zip. Just burn with Toast to make a Hybrid Mac/PC CD that includes game and audio partitions.
  2. file is the French version,
    also as bin/cue pair of files.
  3. file is the English version, data partition only
  4. file contains patch (US) to version 1.03 (Mac-only)
  5. file contains patch (UK) to version 1.03 (Mac-only)

Files 1 and 2 are hybrid CD-ROMs for PC & Mac.

See also: Imperialism

Compatibility
Architecture: PPC x86 (Windows)

System requirements Mac:
Mac OS 7.6 or higher

Not compatible with Mac OS 9.

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Veneteaou's picture
by Veneteaou - 2016, November 15 - 8:34am

I have a phyisical copy of this game that I spent years playing on OS9 - including I believe 9.2.2. I will pull it out and do some testing. I prefer the original, but this is IMO the best historical TBS 4X franchise aside from Civilization, and one of the best TBS franchises ever.

Daxeria's picture
by Daxeria - 2016, July 23 - 11:41pm

Supposedly not compatible with Mac OS 9, but I found that it worked with Mac OS 9.2.2 (no emulation), but stopped working after I applied the patch.

My experience: it launches under 9.2.2, but try switching between the different screens of the game and you're soon locked out by an "unknown error" message.

mrdav's picture
by mrdav - 2013, March 21 - 9:44pm

I have just uploaded a full hybrid English version that I constructed by adding the audio partition from the French version to the hybrid game partition obtained from the torrent listed further below. The resultant CD seems to be OK on both Mac and Win.

mrdav's picture
by mrdav - 2013, March 20 - 11:01pm

Supposedly not compatible with Mac OS 9, but I found that it worked with Mac OS 9.2.2 (no emulation), but stopped working after I applied the patch. So YMMV

mrdav's picture
by mrdav - 2013, March 18 - 10:37pm

I converted the nero image referred to below, converted it to bin/cue and made a link here.

absolutelee's picture
by absolutelee - 2013, March 17 - 3:06pm

I downloaded the torrent linked by Innes, and it installed ok into sheepshaver, but whenever I open it I get an 'unknown error'. Anyone else encounter and solve this issue? I have already tried upping the RAM allotment.

mathieudel's picture
by mathieudel - 2010, October 7 - 11:58am

It turns out that Imperialism's hybrid CD game is available from here : http://www.abandonware-france.org/ltf_abandon/ltf_jeu.php?id=1086 as a Nero image file.

Should a new page be created for it, pointing to that external URL ? And should the game be uploaded to the garden aswell ?

Edit: Alas, I downloaded the nero image file but toast 5.0.2 cannot mount it. I tried converting it to iso using nrg2iso utility, but then mounting the resulting image in basilisk or sheepshaver only shows an audio track... I'll have to look for my own CD ! Or someone may have another solution / explanation ?

mathieudel's picture
by mathieudel - 2010, October 7 - 12:42am

I think I have "Imperialism I" taking dust somewhere ... wil check that this week-end. But, it may be a french version Sad

YYsMG's picture
by YYsMG - 2010, June 10 - 10:29pm
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The version upload here is missing the PC version, i noticed the disk image when de-compressed was 73megs and as only the mac installer and a data file was present, its reasonable to assume its disregarded everything else

bertyboy's picture
by bertyboy - 2010, June 8 - 8:05pm

No, just a disposable email address to set up an account where the uploads expire after either 30 or 90 days since the last download.

Or you can upload without an account, and I think they expire after 7 days since last download.

You don't have to, it would just make a few people happy. And they would thank you personally here. If you can't spare the bandwidth, I'll go for the torrent. or buy it for £3.99 (again), and upload it myself.

Right you lot, if this gets uploaded show your thanks. Or we think twice about making the effort in the future.

YYsMG's picture
by YYsMG - 2010, June 8 - 7:55pm
5

well, theres nothing wrong with the torrent.

I could upload it, for sure, but isn't a subscription required for an upload that lasts?

YYsMG's picture
by YYsMG - 2010, June 8 - 6:38pm
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Just tested, the torrent works well and the game seems to operate fine as far as i can tell, not actually been able to play it as my old mac runs 9.1 and it wont run on sheepshaver. I wander if whoever tested it with sheepshaver and checked the compatibility box here would be able to specify how they were running it ^_^

YYsMG's picture
by YYsMG - 2010, June 8 - 10:40am

http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/5068622/Imperialism_2_rare_100__working

Found a torrent, its mac compatible
The .rar is just under 300mb, dunno why the download here is so small

michuneo's picture
by michuneo - 2010, June 7 - 12:38pm

Unfortunately not :/

YYsMG's picture
by YYsMG - 2010, June 4 - 4:11pm

Isn't this below the file size that the site can host?

Bilfron's picture
by Bilfron - 2009, December 12 - 7:48pm
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I used to have this game, as I recall reading once, It appearently doesn't work with systems 9.1+(maybe 9.0 or 9.4, I can't remember exactly) below system 9 you're probably safe. From what I remember though, this was a great game, a big improvement on its already great predaccessor.