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'DropTeam' - Final Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2006 @ 7:10 p.m. PST

DropTeam is a truly Sci-Fi multiplayer tactical simulation of mechanized ground combat using a new groundbreaking and powerful 3D engine. DropTeam is all about fun, fast and furious tactical action – but not at the expense of realistic physics and a credible combat experience.

Get the DropTeam SP/MP Demo off WP (252mb)

This is a Demo release of DropTeam. This DropTeam Demo only has the following important restriction:

1. This release only allows you to play 1 of the game's many scenarios. The full version of the game includes dozens of scenarios and planets to fight on with more available for free by download update.
Apart from that restriction, this is a fully functional release, offering both Single and Multiplayer gameplay. This DropTeamT Demo includes all three OS versions together (Windows, Mac OS-X and Linux).

Players can use all of the dozens of vehicles (including the recently released infantry units!) and deployable items in the game. The included scenario is "Raid". It takes place on an inhabitable moon called Hopewell. Hopewell orbits a gas giant in the Wolf 9773 star system. Almost half of the moon's surface, called "The Scorch", is a radioactive Hell created by the destruction of an antimatter station that used to orbit the gas giant. The remainder of Hopewell has recovered from this disaster and is once again beginning to flourish with vegetation and a growing human population.

This DropTeamT Demo includes everything needed to connect to servers and play on the Internet or on Local Area Networks on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X Tiger. It also includes everything needed for players to run their own public or private servers.

A stripped down version of the game's manual is available in PDF format. This abbreviated manual explains everything players need to know about running the game and also what administrators need to know about running their own servers.

Users of previous DropTeamT Demo's should uninstall and delete their Demo and download and install this updated version.

Install Directions:

To install the DropTeamT Demo, simply download the file from one of the mirror sites listed below. Next unzip the file to a temporary folder somewhere on your computer. Make sure to unzip the files with the "Create Subdirectories" option enabled (check your archive program for details).

Once you have finished unzipping the demo files and folders, browse into the DropTeamDemoInstaller folder. You should see several files and two folders.

To Install the Windows Version of the demo, double-click on the "Windows Version Installer.exe" file. The Windows Demo installer will then launch.

To Install the Mac OS-X Version of the demo, double-click on the "Mac OS X Installer" file. The Mac OS-X Demo installer will then launch.

To Install the Linux Version of the demo, run the "runLinuxInstall" file. The Linux Demo installer will then launch.

DropTeamT Demo Minimum Requirements:

* Geforce4/Radeon 9600 64MB VRAM class video or better
* 512 MB system RAM

* Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003
* Pentium III 800MHz or better
* Catalyst 6.2 or higher drivers for ATI users
* Forceware 81.98 or higher for nVidia users
* OpenGL 1.5 or better for other video cards

* OS X Tiger 10.4.5 or higher
* G4 1.2 GHz or higher

* GLIBC version 2.3.4 or higher
* X Windows with working OpenGL acceleration
* ALSA audio
Recommended System:
P4 or G5 CPU
nVidia 6600 or Radeon 9800 class video card

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