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Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/22/2013 4:42:53 PM   
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We have just published a preview video about the upcomig Lock ' n Load: Heroes of Stalingrad. It is just a Beta version, but it already features the key elements of the gameplay.

Here you can find the video: http://youtu.be/IWmslTtdiXI
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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/22/2013 5:15:56 PM   
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I see this is going to have unrealistic goals during the game...let's see, the German's see a Russian civilian, behind Russian lines, and they make saving her a priority. So the Russians are now the bad guys in this senario because they are actually going to shoot at the Germains as our heroes try to go behind the Russian lines in order to save the girl. If the setting was in Germany then it would make sense but since it is Stalingrad, then that type of special goal should have been given to the Russian player not the Germans.

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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/22/2013 5:57:13 PM   
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Hi JP,

I think you are reading a bit much into this. There are plenty of stand-alone scenarios as well, but this video is from the beginning of the German campaign rather than the Russian one. Mark likes to tell interesting and thought-provoking stories with his scenarios and this is not intended as revisionist history or any general statement on the Eastern Front, just following a plausible story of an individual soldier in this particular mission. The campaigns in general do not involve small children being saved in each scenario.

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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/22/2013 6:27:10 PM   
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Thanks for the responce Eric and maybe you are right. But just as one would roll their eyes when seeing something silly in a movie, I tended to do with this scenario. Discovering a captured German Officer needed to be saved would have made more sense but it is what it is. I'm still looking forward to this release.

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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/22/2013 7:18:22 PM   
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I understand - we didn't tell the previewer what to feature but I understand that without context it can make you wonder about the game. There is a lot to the game and I would say this scenario is unique rather than representative, except in that the campaigns have interesting storylines and missions with original objectives that are not all the same kind of cookie cutter mission. This is really one of Mark's strengths in all his games, to create scenarios where you feel that you are playing something new and original and a plausible "war story".

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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/22/2013 7:44:19 PM   
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I'll just echo Erik's comment that the stand-alone scenarios are much more "traditional" than the campaign mission in that video.

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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/22/2013 7:50:34 PM   
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Think of the setup in this scenario as a way for you to get attached to the main character of the german campaign..... "See not all the germans were monsters. This is just a guy doing his job and trying to do what's right."

Also the russians in this scenario are not targeting the girl. She just happens to get caught in the middle of this fire fight.


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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/22/2013 8:27:45 PM   
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Looks great! Really love the presentation especially. The mix of boardgame and video game elements has been done very nicely.

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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/22/2013 11:39:45 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Philkian

...... but it already features the key elements of the gameplay.



Sorry. I just LOL-ed.

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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/23/2013 12:36:04 AM   
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quote:

Sorry. I just LOL-ed.
He might have got his a's and b's mixed up :)

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RE: Lock'n Load Preview Video - 4/23/2013 8:34:14 AM   
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quote:

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He might have got his a's and b's mixed up :)


With this puppy that's understandable. It's more a case of not confusing vapours with something more tangible.

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