Europa Universalis: Rome

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Europa Universalis: Rome
Europa Universalis: Rome cover
Paradox Development Studio
macOS (OS X) Virtual Programming
Paradox Interactive
Release dates
Windows April 15, 2008
macOS (OS X) July 4, 2008
Europa Universalis: Rome guide on StrategyWiki
Europa Universalis: Rome on MobyGames
Europa Universalis: Rome on Wikipedia
Europa Universalis
Europa Universalis 2000
Europa Universalis II 2001
Europa Universalis III 2007
Europa Universalis: Rome 2008
For the Glory: A Europa Universalis Game 2009
Europa Universalis IV 2013

General information Community Discussions for game series Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Paradox Plaza forum


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gold Edition
Publisher website
DRM details are not known
Gold Edition
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Green Man Gaming
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Mac App Store
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Gold Edition
macOS (OS X)
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Gold Edition

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Vae Victis

Game data[edit]

Game settings.
Game settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/23420/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save games\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/23420/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Set with debug console[citation needed]
  1. Open the debug console (ALT + 21, ALT+0167 or §).
  2. Type fullscreen
  3. The game window will appear on-top of other windows, requiring a third-party utility to adjust.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Camera sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Effect, Music, Ambient
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Fan translation by « Team»


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
32 Co-op, Versus

Other information[edit]


ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)
The Gold Edition release does not support PowerPC Macs.

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.9 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 3D Accelerator
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 2.0 support
macOS (OS X)
Operating system (OS) 10.3.9
Processor (CPU) PowerPC G5 series
Intel x86
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 3D Accelerator
64 MB of VRAM


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/23420/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (23420) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.