Developer Blog

FESTIVAL: May of Conquest -- Month of Competitions

posted on: Sunday, 1st of April 2012
May of Conquest

We will be hosting our first annual May of Conquest tournament this year May 1-31, 2012 to celebrate 11 years of Age of Conquest. ...

PRESS RELEASE: Tropical Stormfront -- Real-Time Strategy

posted on: Tuesday, 6th of March 2012
Tropical Stormfront - Screenshot 1

Noble Master Games releases their strategy game title Tropical Stormfront for PC, Macintosh and Linux computers. The game is a real-time strategy (RTS) similar to the classic "Command & Conquer", and modern warfare played out over lush tropical archipelagos. ...

PRESS RELEASE: Game Tournament with $1000 Cash Prize

posted on: Tuesday, 1st of March 2011

Noble Master Games has announced a $1000 Cash Prize tournament that is played using their medieval Risk-like turn-based strategy game Age of Conquest ONLINE. ...

Atari Coldfire Project

posted on: Thursday, 16th of December 2010
Atari Desktop

In case you are curious on what the dad of Christoph Aschwanden, the owner of Noble Master Games, is up to, read on. No, Fredi Aschwanden is not a game developer. ...

PRESS RELEASE: Age of Conquest III for PC, Mac & Linux

posted on: Tuesday, 16th of November 2010
Age of Conquest III - Screenshot 1

Noble Master Games releases their medieval strategy game Age of Conquest III for PC, Macintosh and Linux computers. ...

Star Rating Panel for Java Swing

posted on: Tuesday, 31st of August 2010
Star Rating

We couldn't find a good star rating component for Java Swing, so we rolled our own. The star rating component displays the current current rating (yellow stars), as well as a "selected" rating (reddish stars). ...

Color Swatch and Color Selector for Java

posted on: Thursday, 19th of August 2010
Color Swatch for Java

The color selector JColorChooser for Java is rather ugly, so we decided to write our own color chooser for Java Swing. ...

Modding in Age of Conquest: Nice Province Borders

posted on: Friday, 21st of May 2010
Border Line Enhancement /w Photoshop

This is a Photoshop tutorial on how to create nice-looking 3D borders for map provinces. The instructions are actually quite simple as long as you keep borders in a separate layer. ...