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Back to News Listing Crown Of Glory v1.2.25 Update Released!

Posted: Friday, August 04, 2006 by Matrix Support

Type: Update

Major Update for Napoleonic Conquest Game

Matrix Games and Western Civilization Software (www.west-civ.com) today released a major update for Crown of Glory, the Napoleonic era game of grand strategy.  This update resolves all major issues reported since release and also adds many requested features and gameplay adjustments.  In addition, this update unifies the US and International releases, and is available in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian versions via the Matrix Games website.

The new v1.2.25 Update is comprehensive and will update any previous version of Crown of Glory.  This update fixes all known crash issues, adds Improved multi-player support, Artillery improvements, improved Prisoner of War rules, Frigate anti-privateering orders, Strategic-level Undo capability, and many detailed combat, economic and diplomacy adjustments.  Coupled with new waste rules and numerous strategic and tactical AI improvements all told, the change list includes over one hundred new features, gameplay adjustments and bug fixes.  Finally, this update includes a manual update as well, which brings the game documentation up to snuff with the latest changes.  This highly anticipated update truly brings Crown of Glory to a new level of gameplay.  We recommend that all owners of Crown of Glory update to v1.2.25 for the best possible game experience.

 

Crown of Glory takes you back to the Napoleonic era, where you can command one of eight major powers, including France, England, Spain, Prussia, Russia, Austria, Turkey, and Sweden, in an mixed operational and grand strategy game where glory is paramount.  Glory can be earned through a variety of methods, ranging from combat and conquest to culture and diplomacy.

 

Crown of Glory is divided into two segments of play, a month by month strategic mode where you control the production, troop movements, diplomatic missions, and development decisions of your country, and a tactical or quick battle mode, with turns consisting of twenty minute intervals to decide the outcome of major battles. 

 

Crown of Glory covers both land and naval warfare.  Armies and Navies feature a variety of realistic units, each with distinct advantages and disadvantages.  Battle maps cover the whole range of terrain and weather conditions, depending on where and when on the strategic map you fight.  Take artillery, horsemen, jaeger infantry, frigates, privateers and famous leaders into battle for glory and power!

 

The robust economic, trade and diplomatic systems allow for a wide variety of strategies beyond the production of military units.  You will interact with 90 minor powers spanning over 200 different provinces, creating treaties, trade agreements, and convincing them to join your side as protectorates.  Use money and social influence to gain control where force is unwise or unnecessary.  Develop or plunder to boost the glory of your homeland.  Glory may be fleeting, but obscurity lasts forever!

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