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Populous 20th Anniversary

Thursday November 1, 2018 | by TheGabber

Celebrating two decades of Populous: The Beginning

20 years ago, Bullfrog created Populous: The Beginning. We will celebrate this with a special event taking place in the months November and December, so everyone spread the word and get as many people to play during these 2 months because we have something of biblical proportions planned, its gonna rain bullfrogs!!

We are also expecting some very special guests, we cant spoil too much yet, but keep an eye on our forums because in a few weeks they will make a topic with an important announcement for all populous players.

At least try to make sure you are online in our matchmaker on November 29th and 30th for some real Populous Magic!


New in Season 6: XP, Wood, and Betting

Monday October 1, 2018 | by IncaWarrior

Season 5 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of Season 5: Nici_OP with 510 points, followed by Meph at 451 and Spinnifix with 440. Despite losing 61,633 followers, Nici still managed to pull ahead again, so try a bit harder next season!

XP System

Starting in Season 6 there is a new XP system implemented. Players will gain XP for playing games winning, and completing achievements. All values from people testing this system have been reset. We’’ve added a bunch of new achievements relating to spells cast either in a single game or over many games, plus we’ll be introducing limited time challenges to be completed for even more XP!

Gain enough XP and you’ll level up and get a nice little bonus of some wood.

Wood and Betting

Bonus of wood? That doesn’t sound too exciting! But you can use your new collection of wood to place bets on games.

All bets must be placed before the game starts or within the first 2 minutes to count. You pick the teams and the map, and your wager, we’ll give you the odds and payout if you win.


Season 5 Begins

Sunday July 1, 2018 | by IncaWarrior

A year of seasonal leagues!

Congratulations to NoobBasher_OP (Nici), [GoD]Shayana (Spinnifix), and Meph (Meph) for their top place finishes in Season 4. Nici achieved his victory this season by casting 32,558 blasts!


Matchmaker Released

Wednesday January 31, 2018 | by IncaWarrior

Requires Download

Due to some server changes, this version of the matchmaker cannot be automatically updated. Please download the matchmaker installer and reinstall. You will not be able to login if you do not.

Map Favorites

A new map favorites option has been added and populated with your top most played maps. Add or remove maps by clicking the heart on the map browser.