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This Month's featured article

A pressure point game with highly defended bases

Pressure Point is identicle to the Single Player level, Middle Ground. However most players do not worship the Stone Head which grants you Armageddon unlike the computer players do in Single Player. This is a level which goes in depth on defending with towers. You each start with a good shaped, bunky base with many wildies spread over the terrain. Earthquakes will shape the land heavily but it will take many earthquakes to sink it down to water as the land is so high. (more...)

Populous News

  • Christmas: The mappack NW20: Christmas Worlds is unlocked during december only! Also, christmas skins on some TB levels!
  • Anniversary: Populous 20th birthday - November 2018! Some of the Bullfrog members were on Popre's discord and matchmaker!
  • Campaigns: Community campaign released. Forge of Fates is now available to play!
  • Matchmaker and game: New features, such as game betting system, new achievements, and new web design being made.
  • MP SP: Single Player is now integrated on the Matchmaker!

This Month's featured picture

Picture of the Week

Tornado destroying a settlement. Image from Italian version of Populous.

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Populous Wiki Index

Wildmen · Brave · Warrior · Preacher · Firewarrior · Spy · Shaman


Hut · Guard Tower · Warrior Training Hut · Spy Training Hut · Boat Hut · Balloon Hut · Guard Post · Magical Prison


Blast · Convert · Swarm · Invisibility · Magical Shield · Landbridge · Lightning · Hypnotise · Tornado · Swamp · Flatten · Earthquake · Erode · Firestorm · Angel of Death · Volcano · Bloodlust · Teleport · Armageddon · Ghost Army


Creating a SP Level · Creating a MP Level · AI Scripting· Sprite Editing


Oil Worlds · Sand Worlds · Ice Worlds · Dark Worlds · Blue Worlds · Lava Worlds · Swamp Worlds · Adventure Worlds · Fate Worlds · Tournament Worlds · Symmetry Worlds · Summer Worlds · Dragon Worlds · Red Worlds · Mystery Worlds · Angel Worlds · DBM Worlds · Grass Worlds · Gold Worlds · Dirt Worlds · SP Worlds · Sunny Worlds · AU Worlds · Southern Style Worlds · Fight Worlds · German Worlds · Tron Worlds · Beyond Fate Worlds · Populous Reloaded · Chaos Worlds · Christmas Worlds · Åsgard Worlds


Tutorial · The Journey Begins · Night Falls · Crisis of Faith · Combined Forces · Death From Above · Building Bridges · Unseen Enemy · Continental Divide · Fire In The Mist · From The Depths · Treacherous Souls · An Easy Target · Aerial Bombardment · Attacked From All Sides · Incarcerated · Bloodlust · Middle Ground · Head Hunter · Unlikely Allies · Archipelago · Fractured Earth · Solo · Inferno · Journey's End · The Beginning · Aftermath · Lava Flow · Soul Survivor · World Wide Web · Human Shield · No Man's Land · Protection Racket · Prisons · Overshadowed · Fortress · L'Assassine · Natural Disaster · Hills Divide Us · Eye of the Storm · Two Crabs · Skirmish · All Around the World · Barricade · Cog · Sliced Beetle · Two Way · Multiple Choice · Linked Isles · Skirmish · Three Eye · Avenging-Angels · Sandy Castles · Canyon · Angles · Three Crabs · Two on Two · Craters · Dead Sea · Face Off · Pressure Point · Cog · Clockwise · Walls


2D Map Editor · 3D Object Extractor · AI Scripter (PopScript) · AI Scripter (Wildman) · Background Extractor · Displacements Editor · Header Editor · Level Changer · Level Tester · Matchmaker (Reincarnated) · Matchmaker (Wildman) · Multiplayer Monitor · Palette Editor · PopEdit (2D) · Random Map Generator · Raw Editor · Script Editor · Sound Editor · Spell Editor · Sprite Editor · Sprite Extractor · Symmetry Tool · Trainer · World Editor


Åsgard · Dragon Team · The Dark Masters · The Great Wall · The Gods of Destruction

Unofficial Campaigns

Age of Chaos · Tikal's Journey · Katara's Voyage · Anniversary · JC Levels · Original Worlds · War for Survival · The Order System · Countdown Challenge · Path of the GodChosen · Another Journey · Odd Worlds · The Summoning I · The Summoning II · Forge of Fates · Tower Defense · The Rescue · Mini Games · Devil Worlds · Race Challenge · Multiverse