A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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Epicinium is a strategy game where nature is a finite resource. Is it worth winning a war when you end up conquering nothing but dirt and ash?

  • Multiplayer battles with up to 8 players in free-for-all
  • Versus-AI skirmish matches, featuring several AIs with different strategies
  • Ranked and unranked matchmaking modes
  • An easy-to-use map editor

Epicinium is handcrafted to bring you a fresh strategic experience:

  • Well-balanced selection of buildings and units to produce, each with their carefully crafted part to play
  • Global warming system, inducing a multitude of different weather effects adding to gameplay depth and variety
  • A variety of maps, each with their own character, layout and intended playstyle

Thanks to fast, simultaneous turns, you don't waste time waiting for your move. Your economy and troops are influenced by the environment and increasingly severe weather effects. Players balance firepower and preservation of resources, as the victor is scored for how much nature remains when the dust settles.

Epicinium is made by A Bunch of Hacks, the Netherlands' first worker cooperative for game development. Want to have a chat with us or meet other players? Join  our Discord community!

The source code for Epicinium is available under the AGPL license and the assets under the CC-BY-NC license.

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Oct 12, 2020
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
(9 total ratings)
AuthorA Bunch of Hacks
Made withSDL, Rust, Aseprite, Bfxr, Sublime Text
Tags2D, Destruction, environment, Multiplayer, Open Source, Pixel Art, Retro, Turn-based, Turn-based Strategy, War
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
MultiplayerServer-based networked multiplayer
LinksSteam, Discord, Homepage, Twitter, Source code


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

epicinium-windows64.zip 149 MB
Version 1.1.1-a
epicinium-osx64.zip 148 MB
Version 1.1.0-a
epicinium-linux64.zip 152 MB
Version 1.1.1-a

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I use MX-15 Debian Jessie 32 bit.

Thanks for the information that it is a 64 bit game.
That's why I know I don't need to download it.
This reduces download traffic, saves me time
and saves my nerves.

Hello, I think this game is good, Do you have any plans to add anything or is this kinda a dead project? also if you do add anything will there ever be the ability to blow up mountains?

Hi! This game was finished and released two years ago, and has received a number of patches post-launch. There are Steam mods that allow destroying mountains, if you're into that.

alright, thanks

👍 Noice!


this is great me and my friends been having much fun


great game i love the way it is not a generic turn based strategy with the weather and very nice graphics

pls say lobby music. lobby music is awsome


The game is tagged Open Source but I can't find them. Where can I get the sources?

Ah you're right! The main repository is here: https://github.com/abunchofhacks/Epicinium

I'll also add that link to the game description.


Thank you very much!


is the multiplayer online or local?

It's online multiplayer.


ok thank you