At the Gates

  • Information

  • Developer:
    Conifer Games

  • Genres:
    Sim, Strategy, 2D Medieval

  • Category:

John Shaefer's At the Gates is a 4X (Civilization, etc) game set in the Dark Ages following the fall of the Roman Empire. You start as an unknown lord, attempting to utilize the clans under your banner to conquer the realm. Brave yourself against an unforgiving climate, powerful rivals, and seething diplomacy to prove your worth and right to rule!

Business Model: Buy to Play

Microtransactions: None

Key Features:

Dynamic Systems: Seasons and weather affect more than just your food! How you respond and react to the world around you will be crucial to success.

Unique Characters: Your people all want different things, and it's up to you to figure out the best way to utilize their talents!

Unique Elements: Blending traditional 4X style with elements from rogue-like and survival style games, no two campaigns will ever be the same.

Incredible art style: The watercolor look of the world gives you a truly stunning vista to conquer.

Ease of Use: Tooltips in the game are non-intrusive and designed to help beginners and veterans alike without impeding gameplay.

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Game Videos

  • Jon Shafer’s At the Gates Trailer

    At the Gates is an indie strategy game from Jon Shafer, designer of Civilization 5. Trailer originally released on December 11, 2018.

Game Articles

  • Jon Shafer’s At the Gates Released

    At the Gates, a blend of 4X strategy and roguelike elements designed by Jon Shafer (Civilization V), is now available on Steam, the Humble Store, and t...