||  

Back to News Listing A community update for Armageddon!

Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017 by Alberto Casulini

Type: News

A few months ago Slitherine was contacted by a computer engineer from Turkey (birthplace of the Emperor, beloved by all) called Gunes Kuday. He is a fan of Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon and he proposed to work on a free update for it. There were some aspects of the game he wanted to improve, so we gave him the source code and he has worked since then to expand the game.

 

We are happy to announce that the first community update for Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon is now ready!

 

It is a completely free and optional update, one that you can now download easily from this link or this one. It is stand-alone, you just need to have the base version of Armageddon installed on your computer (either the Slitherine or Steam version).

 

To play it, after downloading, unzip the files and put them in a new folder on your hard drive, not in your game files folder, and run ArmageddonGame.exe.

It is a stand-alone: you can just download, place the files in a new folder, and play, without needing to install anything! You only need the base game installed on a different folder on your computer.

 

Thank you so much Gunes for your hard work!

For this occasion, we are also putting Armageddon and all its DLCs on sale for one week! Don’t miss it!

 

 

New features

 

Fourth weapon option to any unit and new GUI

It is now possible to mod the game and add a fourth weapon to any unit, and it will be shown in every screen in the game! Furthermore, Baneblades were given extra weapons to fill the 4th slot, and they are now more powerful than before.

 

 

 

Siege weapon trait

Now the “siege” weapon trait makes it ignore half of the target’s cover bonus, making all siege weapons really good at hitting units in cover.

 

 

Terror weapon trait

Now weapons with the Terror trait will cause 10 points of extra morale damage, making them extremely effective at destroying the enemy morale.

 

AA Weapon trait

AA Weapons will now have 100% accuracy against Flying units. Did you ever find that those deffkoptas were a thorn in your side? Fear no more and use those AA guns!

More Info

Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon

  ( Views : 5261 )


In Other News..

Something is coming...

Friday, February 22, 2019

Something is coming...

Read more...

The first Home of Wargamers Live is coming!

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

It is an exciting time to be a Slitherine fan: after yesterday’s Midweek Madness, today we are announcing a new series of live events.

Read more...

The Slitherine Midweek Madness has started on Steam!

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Great news everyone: the Slitherine Steam Midweek Madness has started!

The Slitherine catalogue on Steam is getting a hefty discount for a few days until Friday, up to 90% off!

Read more...

Field of Glory: Empires Dev Diary #2 - Region Management, Population, Loyalty

Monday, February 18, 2019

During the next few weeks, we will aim to show how you manage a country in Field of Glory: Empires.  So let’s get stuck in!

The map of FoG Empires is divided into Regions. Although as your realm grows you will be able to organise these into Provinces, Regions are where the game “happens” – your armies move from Region to Region, and your population, buildings, and trade are all linked to individual Regions

Read more...

TOAW IV Scenario Highlight: Operation Neva - Leningrad 1944

Thursday, February 14, 2019

On January 14th, 1944, Leningrad Front and Volkhov Front launched a combined offensive against the German 18th Army still standing at the outskirts of Leningrad. The plan was to break through to Luga from north and East and encircle the army, before continuing the attack to the Panther Line still under construction and break into the Baltic.

The Germans had in the previous months severely weakened the army by transferring many divisions south and was planning a withdrawal to shorten the front line. The offensive started before they could implement this plan 'Blau'. 

Read more...

Strategic Command WWII: World at War Mods Highlight

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

With the release of World at War, the Strategic Command franchise has expanded greatly the amount of content that was at disposal in War in Europe. And, surely, one thing that has received enormous attention by the community is the Modding activity.

We have decided to give a highlight on four Mods that grabbed our attention, and we are very happy to see the community getting bigger and bigger!

Kudos to IronX, SIPRES, and weaslex for such great work!

Read more...

Matrix Twitter is open, with a Giveaway!

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

We have just opened the official Twitter account for Matrix Games! Check it out to know about the latest news about wargames and wargaming in general!

To celebrate this milestone, we are currently running a Twitter Giveaway. You have only to follow the channel to take the chance to win one of the games listed above, for free!

Good luck!

Read more...