||  

Back to News Listing Empires in Arms Gets An Update!

Posted: Friday, February 01, 2008 by Sean Drummy

Type: Update

Plenty of improvements, an updated in-game manual, and lots more come with this massive first update!

Matrix Games and Australian Design Group (www.a-d-g.com.au) are thrilled to announce the release of the first update for Empires in Arms. This new update brings loads of changes,improvements, and fixes, ultimately leading to a substantially improved game! Specifically,the update improves the AI’s DoW (declaration of war) strategy, adds several enhancements to the user interface like a news event banner at the beginning of the reinforce phase, and several updates and clarifications to the in-game manual.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “With this significant first official update, we’ve focused on fixing reported problems and addressing as many initial release issues as possible.  The updated Empires in Arms runs smoother than ever and as we near the end of the issues list, development will continue on several requested improvements. Anyone with an interest in Napoleonics or who enjoyed playing the original table top system should definitely give this game a try.”

Marshall Ellis, Lead Developer of Empires in Arms, added "The testing and development team has worked hard to make this patch a great improvement over the initial game. As long as fans of Empires in Arms continue to offer their feedback to us on improving the game, we’re more than willing to continue doing just that."

Take command of one of the many factions in early 19th century Europe! Empires in Arms is a grand strategy turn-based race to prove which nation is the greatest in Europe. In a bid for mastery over the continent, players can succeed where Napoleon failed or try to stop the military genius quicker than his historical enemies could!  Diplomacy and economics will be the sharp bayonet and ferocious cannon that complement your direct military might as any of the major powers in 19th century Europe! As you conquer your weaker foes, use the money and resources from fallen nations to recruit new units and replenish your ranks. France, Great Britain, Prussia, Turkey, Russia, Spain and Austria all stand ready with their full resources, generals, armies and fleets for you to take command. Join the intricate and deadly contest of power that changed a continent.

The slightest mistake could be the difference between the crown of Europe or exile to St. Helena. Step into history and find your destiny in Empires in Arms! This update is comprehensive and will bring the version of the game up to 1.01.

Get the update here.

More Info

Empires in Arms

  ( Views : 7890 )


In Other News..

This week in Matrix #5

Friday, September 30, 2016

Here we are! Have you missed some news this week? You have another chance to stay updated!

During this week we had important announcements and highlights! Our friends from Every Single Soldier studio has just opend the gates of the Beta for Afghanistan '11, some cool mods for Campaign Series Middle East and Flashpoint Campaigns have received a deserved footlight and more!

Read more...

Drive on Moscow Let's play!

Friday, September 30, 2016

Follow the first episode of this amazing Let's play of Drive on Moscow by one of our favorite streamers, Agrippa Maxentius! He'll show the game and introduce you to its gameplay concepts.

Read more...

Campaign Series Middle East Ode to Arab-Israeli Wars Scenario Pack

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Many of you who grew up with boardgames might recognize Alan R. Arvold from the many situations he created for Avalon Hill's PanzerBlitz, Panzer Leader and Arab-Israeli Wars games, as were made present like in Avalon Hill's AH General, Wargamer, and other magazines. Later, as tabletop boardgames were replaced with computer wargaming, Alan performed the paramount task of preserving all these games in Talonsoft's Campaign Series game titles.

Alan's been continuing to preserve some genuine wargaming history in electronic format, now with Campaign Series: Middle East!

Read more...

Afghanistan 11: a new counter-insurgency game

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

We have big news today. We are announcing a new game, one which explores a largely untouched setting and with an extremely original approach to wargaming: Afghanistan ’11.

Read more...

This week in Matrix #4

Friday, September 23, 2016

Finally Friday has arrived!
This week has been heavily centered on the release of the third chapter of the Command LIVE series, but an other title has received an important news, so if you have missed something, this is your best chance to get all the updates!

Read more...

Panzer Corps Gold - The ultimate edition of Panzer Corps!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Back when we released the U.S. Corps packs we told you they would be the last DLCs for the Panzer Corps series, but we never said that the path of Panzer Corps had come to an end. Millions of people enjoyed Panzer Corps in the last few years: it’s been a long and epic ride, but it’s not over yet.

Read more...

Command LIVE Spratly Spat is out!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The dispute over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea has reached a turning point.

China has never hidden her intent to extend her power in the region, both diplomatically and militarily. And the nearby countries have always tried to do the same, in temporary coalitions or alone. The United States, despite their interest in countering the Chinese’s ambitions, have been involved too much in the Middle East to be able to have a strong presence in these waters.

Read more...