Well the game gets 5 stars for gameplay and some of the well developed mods that go with it, like Draxus. The game is very much like orginal Age of Empires and the graphics are not that good even if you change the rise.ini file to fit your resolution it still looks quite bad im ruinning it at 1920x 1080 and it looks well laughable. But because its such a simple and good game you overlook the graphics after a few playtrhoughs. I hae had days months weeks of entertainment from this, and I will honestly say its alot better to play than Empure earth 2,3 age of empires series and the total wars. This game still rules the roost im afraid.