Virtual Programming ( has released the Mac version of Elven Legacy, an epic fantasy strategy game that takes place in a world populated by five races — elves, orcs, humans, undead, and dwarves — vying for control. It requires Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later and costs US$29.99.

Here’s how the game is described: “Players lead the elves or orcs in the single-player campaign or choose one of the five races when heading online for multiplayer combat. Elven Legacy’s storyline, which involves the elves trying to stop forbidden knowledge linked to their distant past from being used and threatening Illis, takes players on a magic-filled epic quest featuring over 100 types of units and five unique heroes.

“Players’ choices dictate which of the various endings are used when the campaign concludes. A powerful built-in game editor lets players create new missions while multiplayer combat offers 16 scenarios where five playable factions vie for victory.”