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Future Wars

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Headup Games
Developer: Radon Labs
Release Date: Spring 2010

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'Future Wars' German Patch #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on March 31, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT

Future Wars is a round based strategy-title that will bring the game back to the genres’ roots by creating definite rules, a rich story and classic gameplay elements. Players of the older generation, fans of customizing and also newbies of the genre will feel themselves homelike in Future Wars.

Get the Future Wars [PC] German Patch #2 off WP (35mb)

Patch #2 Changes:

  • # Ein falscher Buttontext im Achievementsscreen wurde ersetzt (nur englische Installation)
  • # Ein Fehler, wodurch Einheiten mehrmals in einer Runde benutzt werden konnten, ist behoben
  • # Ein Problem beim Beenden der Spielerrunde nach dem Anzeigen des Angriffsradius einer Einheit wurde behoben
  • # Ein Problem im Zusammenhang mit der Schnellspeicherfunktion (F6) wurde behoben
  • # Bei Problemen mit dem Abspielen der Firmenvideos, können die Videos mittels Kommandozeilen-Eintrag übersprungen werden. Dazu führt man einen rechtsklick auf das Desktop-Symbol von Future Wars aus und wählt Eigenschaften. In die Zeile "Ziel", an die hinterste Stelle gehen, ein Leerzeichen setzen und folgendes Eintragen (!dabei nichts von den bestehenden Einträgen löschen und ohne Anführungszeichen!): "-novideo"
  • # Ein Absturz in der Kampagne (campaign_14) behoben
  • # Es wurden mögliche ungültige Züge der KI, verursacht durch Werte-Modifikation, behoben
  • # Eine falsche Anzeige des Angriffs-Radius durch Änderung der Werte-Tabelle wurde behoben
  • # Ein fehlerhafte Darstellung von Bodentexturen nach mehrfachem Wechsel von Textur-Mods wurde behoben.
  • # Die Änderungen sind auf alle Profile wirksam, es muss kein neues Profil angelegt werden.

Future Wars is a round based strategy-title that appeals in contrast to genre references of former days due to modern 3D graphics and extensive modding opportunities to a larger and creative target group. Furthermore Headup Games and Radon Labs emphasize to bring the game back to the genres’ roots by creating definite rules, a rich story and classic gameplay elements. Players of the older generation, fans of customizing and also newbies of the genre will feel themselves homelike in Future Wars.

“Expanding our well-working and established partnership with Meridian4 to a full portfolio scenario is the next strategic and logical step towards our aim to reach gamers on a worldwide level throughout all retail and media channels. We started strong with the first two titles and are very much looking forward to bringing and creating new franchises together with their very experienced team” said Dieter Schoeller, Managing Director of Headup Games.

“Our initial agreement with them for Greed and Gear Grinder was very successful and we are delighted that we are able to continue to work with Headup Games. Their original and unique titles, such as Future Wars are a great match with our audience. We know that this title will do well and will have a wide appeal to all types of gamers.” said Andy Sher, CEO at Meridian4.

Similar to classic titles such as Advance Wars and Battle Isle, the game takes turn-based strategy gaming away from the micro-management overkill that it has become and using simple, proven rock-paper-scissors principles, reopens the genre to a wider audience.

With a modern 3D engine providing the graphics, a proven, easy to learn, but difficult to master set of rules surrounded by an engaging plot and challenging gameplay, the game will appeal to newcomers and hard-core gamers alike.

Also available is unlimited access and infinite possibilities to mod the game through open data structure, open scripts and an easy-to-use editor.

Key Features:

  • Modern 3D graphics & proven gameplay embedded in an engaging and sometimes, humorous plot
  • Infinite modding possibilities through open data structure, open scripts and editor
  • Novel and unique game modes such as AI vs. AI or play-by-email
  • Rock-paper-scissors principle makes Future Wars easy to learn but difficult to master
  • In-game achievements encourages replay to acquire top honors

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