Build a village, create an Empire!

Forge Alliances with thousands of players. Craft and Trade 380+ resources and items in an entirely player driven market. Battle wars against other players, or with 100+ warring NPC factions and their 700+ troop types. Research 400+ technologies, and build 70+ buildings to create your own specialised city.
Gather exotic resources, craft rare items, master mighty magics, command thieves and assassins, settle new lands....

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


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Illyriad Now Live on Steam!

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Illyriad has finally had a Steam Release!

Illyriad on Steam

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.

Player Market

The Steam purchase of Illyriad comes with 200 Prestige (in-game currency) plus an additional 25 for starting a new account, as well as more than 525+ Steam Achievements and in-game music!

Illyriad Diplomacy research tree

Research 400+ technologies, and build 70+ building types to create your own specialised cities.

Town Map

Gather exotic resources, craft rare items, master mighty magics, command thieves and assassins, explore and settle new lands in the 8.6 million square world of Illyriad®.

Region Map

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.

Commander Specialization

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

App of the Year 2014 - Community Award


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


 Illyriad is now on Steam Greenlight!

Illyriad is now on Steam Greenlight!

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We've just launched our Steam Greenlight page! Please give support and feedback!

Tournament IX - The Tinkers' Tournament!

Tournament IX - The Tinkers' Tournament!

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Throughout the entire month of September, the Tinkers are running a server-wide alliance tournament!

Interviewing Ubluntu about player-run tournaments

Interviewing Ubluntu about player-run tournaments

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We talk to a player named Ubluntu who has been using an API to host in-game tournaments!

New Art and Lore Updates

New Art and Lore Updates

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We've added some more new art to the research tree, and we also finally added the long-called-for "surprised" emote for chat!

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Merlinus1
Merlinus1

I came to this game with the demise of LoU. I think it is a fantastic game! The slower pace can take some getting used to, but it is well worth it. The community is simply top-shelf.

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totally awesome. get into an alliance, grow and prosper and get to 10 cities. that is the most highest honor as a single player. then there are more than 5 ways to play.... and each and every one of them are needed in an alliance. you are home and part of a special family.

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one of the best games of all of the games that I have played on the computer in the last 10 years. The staff should all be proud for the time they put into the game and working out all the problem. This is a game I plan on playing for a long time

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There is not another browser game like this. As a matter of fact, it is hard to believe it is a browser game at all. The depth is incredible. It also has the best community of gamers that I have ever seen. I did a lot of research on games before I tried this one, and I have not regretted it one bit. And it is definitely not pay to win.

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Hiei12
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Best broswer MMO game there is period. I have tried many games and could not find anything quite like this one.

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azaptyE
azaptyE

This isn't the same kingdom from Twelfth Night is it?

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illyriadgames Creator
illyriadgames

Nope, but we are working on a second title called Age of Ascent, a space MMO that is also browser-based.

GM Rikoo

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xinsavior
xinsavior

I'm not convinced to try it out just yet... I've seen and played a lot of other browser-based games and did not like them one bit.

How heavily-based will this game be on Pay-to-Win? I have always found that having the limit on how many times you can do things until you "recharge energy" was frustrating, especially when the game constants hints that you can always just go buy special coins that you can use to purchase more energy immediately....

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BenAdams

As outlined in our principles: Illyriad.co.uk

Pay-To-Win
Yes, the dev team has bills to pay and mouths to feed but so, actually, do the players.

Games that allow "Pay-To-Win" are short-term and self-defeating for everyone.

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This is XinSavior by the way, just forgot to log in when I made this post..

I'm glad to see that the you have the right mindset about microtransactions, but I've seen many other devs also say the same thing where they promise that their microtransaction strategies will not unbalance the game for those who don't pay and yet it ultimately does either because it is not balanced properly or anything.

I am not saying that this game will be like that, I am hoping for the latter because if there is a method to make a great F2P game with microtransactions without unbalancing the game, it would be awesome for both devs and players like stated in your principles. But at the same time, doing so is going to be a hard task, which is why I am highly skeptical.

This is a promising looking game overall and I would never try and discourage anyone with such talent and passion to design a game and put their heart into it. I wish you the best and I will check up on the status of this game and try it out every now and then. :)

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Illyriad - 4X Grand Strategy MMO
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A wonder game, where older players keep guiding, sending free resources, and support with whatever it takes!
A real passtime, without wanting to waste real money.
enjoy... it gets addictive

Dec 28 2012 by yskiran

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Want to design the next city in Illyriad? Submit your idea today! T.co

Feb 25 2017

New contest! Come and help us design the next premium cities! Forum.illyriad.co.uk

Feb 25 2017

Check it out! A new post from the Warmongering blog by player Skint Jagblade: Illywarmonger.blogspot.com

Feb 21 2017

Trivia is happening now! Log in to join the fun and win some prestige!

Feb 21 2017

We'll be having some trivia hosted in game in around 45 minutes (20:00 server time), log in, join us, and win some prestige!

Feb 21 2017

One of our players, Kodabear, is setting up another player-run tournament! Forum.illyriad.co.uk Your chance to w… T.co

Feb 18 2017

Some fresh new #gameart from the technology tree coming your way! What tech do you think this'll fit? T.co

Feb 17 2017

Well, well, well, what do we have here? #gameart T.co

Feb 7 2017

Check out some of this new artwork for our Tech Tree, wonder which tech this is? #screenshotsaturday T.co

Feb 4 2017

Also, check out this great series of fan-made tutorials! Youtube.com

Jan 31 2017

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