Artifact is the Internet-based, multi-player, persistent world, real-time strategy game from Samu Games. Multi-player - The ultimate opponents: other players from all over the United States and even the World. Not only are you competing with other Real, Live players, but you can also join alliances with other players. Persistent World - Artifact is always running. When you log out, your empire is still there, your population is still growing, your workers are still working, your military is still there defending your holdings. Real-time Strategy - All building, movement and combat are resolved in "real time. Artifact is free to play as long as you want, though there are benefits for buying Artifact Citizenship. Learn to play without paying a cent, or go for full privileges right from the start. It's your choice. Version 18.104.22.168 adds "Transfer nearby facilities to newly built cities" to Player Game Options, and adds Troop Group hotkeys for F9-F12 (8 troop groups now supported).