Rise of Nations is a highly popular real-time strategy game available on Windows and OS X. The game features 18 different civilizations in chronological order. These take you through 8 different ages of world history. Here, the player is granted a territory. Any developmental activity can be carried out only with the boundaries of one’s territory. However, these borders need not be fixed. You may form allies and build cities to expand your territory. The game requires good planning and strategy. In addition to this, you also need to guard your borders against enemy attacks. Gather resources to keep your buildings in good shape. With a combination of different activities other than combat, Rise of Nations is quite an entertaining game.