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Rise of Nations: Gold Edition

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Rise of Nations is a real-time strategy game that spans all history.

Start with a single city in the Ancient Age; gather resources; build an infrastructure; research technologies; construct Wonders of the World such as the Pyramids and the Eiffel Tower; and expand your military might across the world, conquering hostile nations with bombers, battleships, and tanks—all over your lunch hour!

In Rise of Nations there are:

Top DL: Rise of Nations Gold (Toast image)
2nd DL: v1.0.1 Update
3rd DL: v1.0.1 Update US
4th DL: Rise of Nations Gold No CD (Use Toast to mount dmg file)

Version History

Version 1.0.1 - 13 July 2007

• Fixed a crash bug when running under Mac OS X Tiger and QuickTime 7.1.2.
• Fixed some problems with decompressing ADPCM wave files.
• Fixed a problem with playing SFX or music data with file names longer than 31 characters.
• Added critical section code around QuickTime music playback system.
• Added a startup check to make sure Mac OS X sound output is set to 44 KHz, 16-bit.

Version 1.0.0 - 29 November 2004

• Initial US Release.

Architecture: PPC

System Requirements
• Any Macintosh with 600 MHz or faster processor running Mac OS X v10.2.8 or higher
• 256 MB RAM (512 recommended for online play)
• 32 MB video card
• Monitor with support for 1024x768 or higher resolution
• CD-ROM drive
• 1 GB free hard drive space
• 56k modem or broadband connection required for online play.

Game has been tested in Mac OS X 10.4.11, Mac OS X 10.5.8, and Mac OS X 10.6.8.

Note on v1.0.1
The US Updater will update Rise of Nations Gold version 1.0.0 to version 1.0.1. This Updater is for the U.S. (ie, English) retail version of Rise of Nations Gold only. Please note that, in order to apply this update, it is best to be logged in as the user who originally installed the game.

If you're not logged in as the appropriate user, this updater will prompt you to enter an Administrator's user name and password. Should you receive an error during the updating process, your original software will remain unchanged. If necessary, quit this program now and re-log in as the appropriate user.

To perform the update, close the window and click the "Select Rise of Nations Gold" button. Then, navigate your way to your Rise of Nations Gold application file (usually found in the /Applications/Rise of Nations Gold/Game folder). Alternatively, you can just drag and drop your Rise of Nations Gold application file onto this updater.


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by scott Praed - 2017, June 22 - 8:46pm

I upload Rise of Nations Gold No CD.dmg. But use toast mount the dmg. If don't use toast the game will not work. Tried burning the game to CD.

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by Bolkonskij - 2017, June 22 - 7:36pm

Thank you for uploading this one. Still one of my most favorite games. I remember playing it for hours when it came out. Anyone got a working no cd for this one? It seems to require a physical dvd inserted, mounting in Toast doesn't do it for me.