Conquest of Elysium II
Dominions
Dominions II
Dominions 3
Dominions 4
Conquest of Elysium 3
Conquest of Elysium 3 for Android Tablets
About Illwinter Game Design
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Conquest of Elysium 3 can be bought from Desura and Steam.
Dominions 3 can be bought from Desura and Steam.
Dominions 4 can be bought from Desura and Steam.

News
16th November 2014 - Event Modding Manual released
The event modding manual has been released now. Use it if you like to create mods that needs advanced effects for global enchantments, special dominion powers, or just to add more random events. You find it together with the other manuals on the Dominions 4 page.

3rd November 2014 - Dominions 4.14 released
Read the version history to find out what has changed. The new version is now available on Steam and Desura. Gamersgate will be updated soon.

10th August 2014 - Dominions 4.10 released
Read the version history to find out what has changed. The new version is now available on Steam, Desura and Gamersgate.

6th August 2014 - Web page update
Added reviews and FAQ to the Dominions 4 page. Also cleaned up some html code on the web pages.

27th June 2014 - Dominions 4.07c released
Another quick fix because slow to recruit commanders still didn't work properly.

26th June 2014 - Dominions 4.07b released
A quick fix because slow to recruit commanders didn't work in the previous update.

26th June 2014 - Dominions 4.07 released
Read the version history to find out what has changed. The new version is now available on Steam, Desura and Gamersgate.

3rd June 2014 - Dominions 3 updated to version 3.32
Read the progress page to find out what has changed. The new version be available on Steam, Desura and Gamersgate as soon as possible. Patches for standalone versions can be downloaded from the Dominions 3 page.

31st May 2014 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated to 3.21
Read the announcement on steam to find out what has changed. The new version is available on Desura and Steam now, Gamersgate coming soon.

27th May 2014 - Conquest of Elysium 3 for Android released
If you have an Android Tablet you should check out CoE3 for android. It is now available on Google's Play Store.

21st April 2014 - Added Conquest of Elysium 3 for Android page
Click here to see it.

12th April 2014 - Dominions 4 quick patch
Dominions 4 has been updated to version 4.05b. Version 4.04 had music that didn't loop properly in Windows and OSX, this is now fixed. It also fixes a bug where the Linux version would crash when hosting a game with files from a previous version. Version 4.05b is fully compatible with version 4.05 and they can be mixed in multiplayer games.

9th April 2014 - Dominions 4 updated to 4.05
Read the announcement on steam to find out what has changed. The new version is available on Desura and Steam now, Gamersgate coming later.

28th March 2014 - Conquest of Elysium 3 for tablets is in the making
Currently CoE3 is being ported to run on Android tablets. It is looking promising and the first test game was fun, despite certain things not working properly yet. You'll probably need a full size tablet (9+ inch) to run the game. We haven't tried it on anything smaller, but I suspect it will be difficult to select troops on a small tablet.

20th February 2014 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.20 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. To see the changes check out the progress page that is updated whenever improvements are made for the game.

17th January 2014 - Printed manual for Dominions available
A 397 pages printed manual for Dominions 4 can now be ordered from Lulu here.

7th January 2014 - Dominions 4 updated to 4.04
Read the version history to find out what has changed. The new version is available on Gamersgate and Steam, Desura coming as soon as they have approved it.

21st December 2013 - Dominions 3 updated to version 3.31
Read the progress page to find out what has changed. The new version be available on Steam, Desura and Gamersgate as soon as possible. Patches for standalone versions can be downloaded from the Dominions 3 page.

5th December 2013 - Dominions 4 available on Steam
Here it is.

13th November 2013 - Dominions updated to version 4.03
Read the version history to find out what has changed. The new version is available on both Desura and Gamersgate.

10th October 2013 - Dominions 4 has been released
Dominions 4 is now completed and you can buy the game on Desura and Gamersgate. The manual is also finished and you can download it from the Dominions 4 page.

2nd September 2013 - Dominions 4 beta available for those who preorder
If you have preordered the game on Desura you will now be able to play the beta until the final game is released at the end of the month (hopefully).

30th August 2013 - Dominions 3 has been greenlit
This means that Dominions 3 is going to be on steam as soon we have gone through the setup process. Here is the voting page that you can no longer vote on, but it's still possible to write comments and read news. Dominions 3 greenlight. People that have bought Dominions 3 on Desura or Gamersgate will be able to use their keys on steam too.

20th August 2013 - New Dominions 4 release date
Dominions 4 will be ready a little later than anticipated. The new preliminary release date is September 28th, but hopefully we'll be able to make the beta available to those that have preordered before that.

17th July 2013 - Dominions 4 can be preordered
Dominions 4 can be preordered from Desura.

9th July 2013 - Dominions 4 web page updated
The Dominions 4 web page has been updated here.

8th July 2013 - Dominions 3 patch released
Version 3.29 of Dominions 3 has been released. It contains many fixes that have been backported from the upcoming Dominions 4. Patches can be downloaded from the Dominions 3 page.

18th June 2013 - Dominions 4 is under development
Dominions 4 is under development and it has now got a web page here that hasn't got any useful information yet, but it will come.

16th May 2013 - Dominions 1 & 2 soon on Desura
Dominions 1 & 2 will be available for purchase once again after many years of absence. Dominions 2 is rereleased on May 21st and Dominions 1 will be available 2 days later. They can soon be bought on Desura for those who are curious about how it was in the old times of Dominions.

26th April 2013 - Dominions 1 & 2 pages updated
Updated the Dominions 1 and 2 web pages in preparation for updating the games and putting them on Desura.

16th January 2013 - Dominions 3 now available on Gamersgate
Here's a status update on how Dominions 3 is doing on greenlight.

6th February 2013 - Dominions 3 on greenlight
Dominions 3 is now on greenlight, trying to get onto steam. Please give it a yes vote and maybe a favorite too. Dominions 3 greenlight page.

16th January 2013 - Dominions 3 now available on Gamersgate
You can find it here.

8th January 2013 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.17 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. To see the changes check out the progress page that is updated day for day as improvements are made for the game.

20th December 2012 - Dominions 3 demo added
A playable Dominions 3 demo can now be downloaded from the Dominions 3 page.

17th December 2012 - Dominions 3 manual can be downloaded
The 300 page manual for Dominions 3 can now be downloaded from the Dominions 3 page.

11th December 2012 - Dominions 3 can now be bought on Desura
Dominions 3 is now available on Desura.

27th November 2012 - Both Dominions 3 and Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.16 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. To see the changes check out the progress page that is updated day for day as improvements are made for the game.
The Dominions 3 patches can be found on the new Dominions 3 page.

19th November 2012 - Dominions 3 no longer sold by Shrapnel Games
Dominions 3 is no longer sold by Shrapnel Games, so it is difficult to buy right now. However we intend to sell Dominions 3 on Desura as soon as possible, hopefully December 1st.

23rd October 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.15 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. To see the changes check out the progress page that is updated day for day as improvements are made for the game.

10th July 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.12 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. It is available on Desura and will soon be on Gamersgate as well. To see the changes check out the progress page.

4th June 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.11 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. To see the changes check out the progress page that is updated day for day as improvements are made for the game. Manuals have been updated too and can be downloaded from the CoE3 page.

10th May 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.09 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. It is available on Desura and will soon be on Gamersgate as well. To see the changes check out the progress page.

1st May 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.08 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. It has been sent to Gamersgate and Desura and will be available for download as soon as their staff has made it available. To see the changes check out the progress page that is updated day for day as improvements are made for the game. Manuals have been updated too and can be downloaded from the CoE3 page.

13th April 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.06 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. It's up on Gamersgate and it will be available on Desura as soon as the Desura staff has approved it. To see the changes check out the progress page. Please note that old save files can no longer be loaded once you have upgraded to version 3.06. If you are not using the Desura client you update by downloading the game and just install it again.

27th March 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 demo released
You can find the demo on Desura and Gamersgate.

24th March 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 updated
Version 3.04 of Conquest of Elysium 3 has been released. It's the one you buy on Gamersgate and it will be available on Desura as soon as the Desura staff has approved it. To see the changes check out the progress page that is updated day for day as improvements are made for the game. Manuals have been updated too and can be downloaded from the CoE3 page.

20th February 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 released
Yes, you can play the game now.

18th February 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 page updated
The Conquest of Elysium 3 page is updated with improved layout and some links to videos and articles about the game.

2nd February 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 and Mac OSX
Good news for Mac users. Desura has just told me that Mac OSX users are able to buy from them as well. They will receive a direct download of Conquest of Elysium 3 and no Desura client will be needed for the installation.

20th January 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 available for preorder on Desura
Conquest of Elysium 3 will be released at the latest on 20th February and until it has been released there is a 15% preorder discount. Desura is a steam like alternative that is available on Windows and Linux. Our game works fine on Mac OSX too, but Mac support is not finished on Desura, so I'm not sure how Mac users will buy the game yet. You can see Conquest of Elysium 3 on Desura here. There is some extra info, screenshots and a video there.

11th January 2012 - Conquest of Elysium 3 page updated
A few new screenshots and some new information. Conquest of Elysium 3.

27th September 2011 - Screenshots updated
Screenshots of Conquest of Elysium 3 have been updated and development on the game is going fine.

15th August 2011 - New game under development
We are currently working on Conquest of Elysium 3. That is a very simple web page about the game, there will probably be some more information soon. Maybe a development log too if someone is interested in seeing what changes are made.

6th August 2009 - Update
Updated link to Dominions 3 page so it actually works and added link to Dominions 3 wiki.

31st March 2008 - Updating
Many things have happened since this page was last updated. Most importantly Dominions 3 was finished a few years ago. Many patches for Dominions 3 have also appeared between then and now. So don't use this web page for up to date information on our games, go to Shrapnel Games' web page instead.

12th August 2006 - Dominions 3 page added
You can find it here.

1st August 2006 - New Dominions II mod
New mod called Tarent. Converts Ulm into a technologically advanced nation.
Find it in the mods section.

20th December 2005 - Dominions 3 under development
Dominions 3 has been in development for quite some time, but we still do not have a Dominions 3 page here. It will come eventually.

17th July 2005 - New maps
New Three Necks map by Herve and Land of Shahrivar by Sandra.
Find them in the maps section.

2nd March 2005 - Shepherds of Creation and Oglala Sioux mod
Shepherds of creation is an MP scenario for seven players vs one mighty AI. Read about the scenario here
Tinkthank has made a mod, Oglala Sioux. Find it in the mods section.

20th December 2004 - New mods
New version of the Black Moon Armies Mod by S Sube. The Black Moon is the new addition replacing T'ien Ch'i.
There is also a mod by Endoperez that enables players to play the same nation against each other.
Find them in the mods section

17th December 2004 - New mod and patch
Patch 2.15 is released. It enables the new official Oceania mod. Other changes can be found here
Find them at the Shrapnel download site.
There is a press release from Shrapnel here.

2nd December 2004 - Dominions III under development
Dominions III is currently being developed and will be released by Illwinter Game Design and Shrapnel Games once it is completed. There was a press release about this on Shrapnel Games' web page a few weeks ago.

13th November 2004 - Parganos remade
Parganos, by Jason Lutes, has been remade. Two new versions are available. One by Arralen and one by Ironhawk.
Find them in the maps section.

27th September 2004 - Chu ko nu mod for Dominions II
This mod adds a repeating crossbow to T'ien Chi. Find the mod in the mods section.

15th September 2004 - New Dominions II Patch
Dominions patch version 2.14 can now be downloaded from Shrapnel Games. Changes can be seen here.

21st August 2004 - Black Moon Armies update
There is now a third nation in Sube's Black Moon Armies, the Knights of Justice.
Find the mod in the mods section.

18th August 2004 - Illwinter Game Installer
Have you ever wanted a graphical installer for your Linux application. Probably not, but here is one anyway. The Illwinter Game Installer for Linux is easy to use for both developers and gamers and can be downloaded for free here.

16th August 2004 - CoE II Linux demo updated
The Conquest of Elysium II demo for Linux has been updated to the latest version of CoE. It uses the new Illwinter Game Installer for Linux which makes installing on Linux just as easy as on the other OS. screenshot

5th August 2004 - More Skins
Added more of Ben's skins.
Find them in the mods section.

3rd August 2004 - Skins
Ben Sones has made a couple of skins that can be used to replace the wooden background in dom 2.
Find them in the mods section, under the heading cosmetic mods.

26th July 2004 - Orcish Empire updated
Find it in the mods section.

11th July 2004 - New Mods
Weissi has made an Orcish Empire Mod replacing Abysia and Ti'en Ch'i with two rivaling orcish nations.
JB has made a Sabbath mod removing the blood cost of the sabbath spell.
Cohen's Crusader Mod updated.
Find them in the mods section.

7th July 2004 - Amazon Mod
PvK has made a mod replacing Pangaea with a nation composed of the four amazon tribes.
Find it in the mods section.

19th June 2004 - New Mods
S Sube's Knights of the Light Mod has been replaced by Black Moon Armies. The new zip file contains an update of the Knights of the Light mod and a new Empire of Lhynn mod.
Cohen has made a Crusader mod replacing Jotun with crusading knights.
PvK's Avatar of Ulm is updated to version 1.05.
Find them in the mods section.

Scott Herbert has made the first version of an Exalted mod based on White Wolf's Exalted game.
Find it in the incomplete mods section.

6th June 2004 - Dominions patched to version 2.12
Download it from Shrapnel Games Dominions II page.

27th May 2004 - Kami mod version 1.1
Version 1.1 of the Kami mod by 1000_yd stare. Find it in the mods section.

23rd May 2004 - New map
J has made an interesting map for 4-7 players. Find it in the maps section.

8th May 2004 - Mods
Jurri has made a new emblem mod that replaces national flags. Wauthan has finished the 1.0 version of his Avatar mod. Find them in the mods section.

3rd May 2004 - French map
Robin has made a map for the French community. It is playable by anglophones as well. The map is based on the world of Hannoerth and the kingdom of Tyrande. Expect more scenarios and mods from Robin in the future.
Find the maps in the maps section.

26th April 2004 - No Wish Mod
Calmon has made a no wish mod. Find it in the mods section.

24th April 2004 - Kami Mod, Avatar Mod and maps
New Kami mod of Japanese myth for use vs Ashikaga created by 1000yd_stare. Find it in the mods section.
New Avatar mod created by Wauthan. Find it in the mods section.
Two new maps: Arduria by Crandaeolon and Io by Sergio Gonzales. And PhilD has updated Jason's cradle. Find the maps in the maps section.

12th April 2004 - Map and mod updates.
Jason Lutes Cradle of Dominion is updated. Find it in the maps section.
Hoburg Alliance Special Edition is updated. Find it in the mods section.

3rd April 2004 - Jason's maps updated
Jason has updated his map files. Find them in the maps section.

31st March 2004 - New map by Jason Lutes.
Jason Lutes has made a new beautiful map.
Find it in the maps section.

29th March 2004 - Unwise's Banner mod
Unwise has made a mod that replaces national banners with new ones. Find it in the mods section.

28th March 2004 - Torvaks World updated. Undead scenario.
Torvak has remade his version of the world map.
PDF has made an undead scenario for Zen's MTW Europe.
Find them in the maps section.

26th March 2004 - Map by Jason Lutes
Jason Lutes has made a beautiful map. Find it in the maps section.
Andrew Patzwald has made a Middle Earth map that is posted at ascension games http://www.ascensiongames.com/

13th March 2004 - Dominions 2 links updated
Some new links added in the dominions 2 community.

5th March 2004 - Mods updated
Sube's Knights of the Light Mod and Wauthan's Empowerment Mod have been updated. Find them in the mods section.

2nd March 2004 - Mod update and new version of the world
Black Empire mod updated. Now only graphics are missing.
Find it in the incomplete mods section.
Also a new version of the World. Find it in the maps section.

26rd February 2004 - Modded mod and new summoned monster quick ref by Jack Black
Wauthan has made an 'Empowermod' based on the mighty militia mod. Find it in the mods section.
Also a beta version of Patrick Dardens Black Empire Mod. Find it in the incomplete mods section.
Jack Black has updated his popular item quick ref (2.7) and made a new Summoned Creature Quick Reference. Find them in the documentation section

24th February 2004 - Two new Ulm mods
Warrior King of Ulm and Avatar of Ulm. Two new mods made by PvK
Find them in the mods section.

23rd February 2004 - Item quick ref 2.06
Jack Black has updated his popular item quick ref. Find it in the documentation section together with Bruce Geryk's eminent walkthru.

17th February 2004 - Mod update.
Hoburg Special Edition: Rainmaker pretender replaces Master Alchemist. Leadership stats altered.
Ashikaga: Armor, weapons and national summons are added.
Find them in the mods section.

16th February 2004 - New mods, map and Patch 2.08
The 2.08 patch is out. Visit Shrapnel Games to download. Check version history to find changes.

New mod by S. Sube that transforms Marignon into the Order of Light.
Also a new mod by Saber Cherry that alters bugged stats of units and weapons.
Devils mod updated.
Find them in the mods section.

New twelve player map by Andrew. Find it in the maps section.

9th February 2004 - CoE update and new map by Targa
New patch for Conquest of Elysium which fixes an instability issue. You can find it here.
Targa has made a new beautiful map. Find it in the maps section.

7th February 2004 - New map by Targa
New nice twoplayer map by Targa. Find it in the maps section.

6th February 2004 - New map
New map made by Gremour. It's in the maps section
UlmPunk mod updated. Version 1.1

3rd February 2004 - New Ulm Mod and Savegod utility
Bowlingballhead has made a mod transforming Ulm into a nation of magical technology. Find it in the mods section.
Targa has made a new savegod utility that enables you to save and reuse your gods. Find it in the community section.

1st February 2004 - New mods and maps
New mod made by PDF. Arcoscephale goes Alexandrine.
New militia mod by Targa. Both in the mods section.
New map by Alexander Kon Berner. It's in the maps section

29th January 2004 - New map by Andrew J. Osborn available, Ashikaga moved to complete mods.
Andrew has made a new map. Find it in the map gallery. Ashikaga has got a jpg banner and is placed in the mods mods section.

27th January 2004 - New Ashikaga Shogunate mod, Devils mod updated
New mod made by Cameron J. Loewen. T'ien Ch'i is transformed into feudal Shogunate Japan. As it's still missing a banner is can be found in the incomplete mods section. The updated Devils mod can be found in the mods section

24st January 2004 - Two new player mods available
An Abysia => Devils mod and a void R'lyeh mod available under the mods section.

22th January 2004 - Itemlist update
Jack Black's item list is updated. Only minor changes. Find it under docs.

21st January 2004 - Conquest of Elysium II updated. Dominions II: map making aid available
Conquest of Elysium has been updated to run better on modern hardware and there is one new monster too. If you use Windows you can download a patch from the CoE download page.

An xcf (gimp) file with some mountains, forests and specials is available under the maps. section. Please download and make some nice maps.

19th January 2004 - The Mods section has been remade
Mod guidelines and incomplete mods sections added.

17th January 2004 - Item List
Jack Black has made a nice item list where all item effects are listed. Useful for newbies and veterans alike. Find it under docs.

15th January 2004 - Alex Pogers Mods and a new map by B. Hirsch.
Four mods made by Alex Poger are available. Healing Gods, Light Cav, Scales & Luck. They are in the mods library. The map is in the map gallery.

14th January 2004 - Cirlani map remade
The old Dominions I map Cirlani is now available for Dominions II thanks to Andrew J. Osborn. It's in the map gallery.

13th January 2004 - Cherry Mods available and US map fixed
Sabre Cherry has made a scale mod and the US map is fixed.

12th January 2004 - Patch 2.06 for Dominions II
The patch can be found on Shrapnel Game's Dominions II page. It includes modding, two new dominion themes and much more.

Also a simple but useful US map made by Scott Anderson available in the map gallery.

9th January 2004 - Small version of Andrews maps available

8th January 2004 - New map by Andrew J. Osborn
The map can be found here.

5th January 2004 - Link to Darryl's Online Grimoire
If you don't know how to break the walls of the enemy castle, if you desperately need to spend hundreds of death gems or if you are having problems finding a particular spell, visit Darryl's Online Grimoire. You can find it on our community page.

4th January 2004 - Two maps by Andrew J. Osborn
The maps can be found here.

14th December 2003 - Added Dominions II Guides
A strategy guide and a walkthrough written by Bruce Geryk has been added to the Dominions II documentation page.

10th December 2003 - Map Updated
The world map had some errors in it and has been updated.

7th December 2003 - Web page updated
Hopefully this new webpage is easier to use with its smaller pages.

20th November 2003 - Link page updated
Link to Sacre's Dominions II library.

27th October 2003 - Dominions II has gone GOLD.
Go here to download the demo of Dominions II: The Ascension Wars.

19th September 2003 - Dominions II is soon to be released by Shrapnel Games
Dominions II is currently in the last stages of the beta testing. It is expected to go gold on October the 10th. Visit Shrapnel Games for more information. Preorder it before it goes gold and get 5$ off.

2nd April 2003 - Mac OS X improved graphics library
There is a new stable version of SDL available. This library handles the sound and graphics in the Mac OS X version, kind of a direct-X replacement. It is rumored to have improved performance and make the windowed mode work better. If you use Mac OS X you can download it here and try it out. Only the runtime library is required.

4th February 2003 - New Dominions patch
Dominions version 1.15 has been released. Check out the changes and download it from here.

11th January 2003 - Dominions version 1.14 available
Download a patch if you like the changes.The Solaris version has not been updated yet, due to lack of a Sun computer.