||  

Back to News Listing A New Demo and Update Now Available for Conquest! Medieval Realms

Posted: Wednesday, October 07, 2009 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

More polish to this engaging puzzle game and an extensive playable demo too!

Matrix Games and Slitherine Strategies (www.slitherine.com) are pleased to announce that a new playable demo and a new comprehensive 1.8 update are now available for Conquest! Medieval Realms. The new update adds hotseat play, fixes a rare crash bug, addresses an issue with selecting territories, and brings a number of other minor fixes.

 

In addition, the new demo includes all of the improvements that come with the latest update and adds two additional scenarios over and above what is already available from the older demo version.  Overall, this new demo gives gamers a much more accurate picture of the addicting puzzle-style gameplay found in the new Matrix Games release of Conquest! Medieval Realms. Newcomers as well as customers who already tried the old demo should check out this new version!

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “Conquest! offers a unique ‘brain teasing’ style of play that combines pure strategy with a historical wargame setting. Anyone who enjoys wargames or puzzle games will find something to like in Conquest! Now that there is an expanded and improved demo, there’s no reason not to give the game a try!”

 

Conquest! Medieval Realms is a turn-based game that combines the pure strategic gameplay of Chess and the key principles of military strategy in a historical setting.  The objective is to conquer up to 7 opposing AI or human players by defeating their armies and capturing their lands.

 

To gain supremacy, players will need to unite their spread out lands, build a roaring economy, and raise powerful armies to divide and conquer their enemies.  Boost your income via markets and mines, upgrade your armies with stables and archery fields, or amass a large force, but sound strategy and careful thought will help you more than brute force.

 

Rows of castles and towers can help to stave off attacks while flanking maneuvers around mountains and terrain can surround and destroy foes. Tactics and long term strategy are essential to success as each battle will play out differently across an endless random map generator.  For players looking to create their own tactical teasers, an easy-to-use map editor is also available for the creation of custom scenarios and campaigns.

 

Get the update or the demo here. This update is comprehensive and will bring any previous version to 1.8.

More Info

Conquest! Medieval Realms

  ( Views : 6160 )


In Other News..

Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa has been released on Steam!

Friday, April 29, 2016

The titanic struggle between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union is here!

Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa, one of the most acclaimed wargames available for the Eastern Front, comes to Steam with its full array of innovative features and new elements!

"Winner of Grogheads "Digital Wargame of the Year” award, liked by Rock Paper Shotgun and with a 'you need to play this game' advice from the Three Moves Ahead podcast, Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa is not the usual turn-based wargame.

Read more...

The Battle of the Two Hills - AAR

Friday, April 29, 2016

Sengoku Jidai: an AAR!

Greetings everyone and welcome to this AAR of Sengoku Jidai: Shadow of the Shogun, the new game in development by Byzantine Games and due to release on 19th May on PC.

Today we’ll fight a Skirmish Defend field battle on a Woody terrain. Skirmish battles are fought on randomly generated maps between two different army lists which can be selected or randomized. The map generator in Skirmish mode is impressive: it creates realistic battlefields with geographical features which have to be exploited to gain tactical advantages.

Read more...

Sengoku Jidai Japanese Factions preview!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Sengoku Jidai: Shadow of the Shogun offers the opportunity to lead armies from very diverse regions and countries: Japan, Korea, China, Manchuria and Mongolia.

We’ll cover each region in weekly previews, describing the available army lists, talking about their evolution and the weapons and tactics they employ.

Read more...

Wars of Napoleon has been updated to version 1.02!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

One of the best grand strategy game set in the Napoleonic era has received an important update, and it is very huge!

The Engine, the Diplomacy system and the Historical Events have been considerably improved, making the experience more immersive than ever!

The list of changes is truly impressive! Check it out here!

You can download the patch from here

Get more information about Wars of Napoleon from its product page

Read more...

Order of Battle moves to the frozen lands of Finland! Winter War Beta announced!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

“The wolves will eat well this winter” – Anonymous Finnish officer, during a battle in the area of Suomussalmi

Only a few years have passed since Finland gained its independence in 1917 and the events of the following Civil War have led to a country that is recovering from fresh wounds. But the trials for this young Nation are not ended. The Soviet Union, considering that the Finnish-Russian borders were too close to Leningrad, demanded them to be moved westward and for the dismantling of all the fortifications that the Finnish had built in the Karelian Isthmus.

Read more...

Panzer Corps free weekend on Steam!

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Are you ready, general?

Panzer Corps, the award winning and universally praised strategy game, gets a free weekend on Steam!

It will be possible to everyone to try the game and play for free on Steamfor the duration of the whole weekend, starting later today at 7PM CEST / 5PM UTC / 1PM EDT.

But there is more!

During that time there will be a 75% discount on the base game and a 50% discount on all the DLCs!

Read more...

Order of Battle Steam daily deal!

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Order of Battle: Pacific and its first expansion, Order of Battle: Morning Sun, will be sold on Steam at a discount price, starting at 7 pm CEST and lasting 48 hours.

Order of Battle: Morning Sun will be discounted by 34% while Order of Battle: Pacific will have a very special discount price of 50%!

The game, released in 2015, offers a fresh and intuitive easy to learn but hard to master gameplay. It features campaigns set in the Pacific theater in World War II with unit carry over between missions, army customization, hundreds of units, a very original supply system, an extremely challenging AI, dynamic 3D graphics, and more. It’s this explosive formula which makes Order of Battle: Pacific one of the most original and approachable wargames out there, while still retaining all the depth of the genre.

Read more...