||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Battlefield Academy Enriched and Updated

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

New patch adds maps and units for endless fun

Slitherine has just release a new patch for it’s recently released hit Battlefield Academy. The patch is available through the in-game auto updater and contains a host of new maps and units, which take the game to the next level. Iain McNeil, development director of Slitherine, said: ‘We are committed to supporting Battlefield Academy over the long term as we definitely feel the game deserves a lot of attention. We are willing to make this game an evolving project, with the contribution of the community. That is why we already started including suggestions from the players in this patch and we will keep doing this in the future”.

Patch Notes

New!  1.3.6

 

+ 4 new multiplayer maps with unique objectives

Road to Caen

Canadians attack a German position.  5 Victory points.  Canadians must capture enough to win before 16 turns.

D-Day + 3

British forces attack a German held town.  British must capture VP's before the 20 turn time limit expires.

Race for the Town

The Ardennes, US and German forces .  The side with the most VP's by the end of the 20 turn time limit wins.

Desert Rats

German & Italian forces attack a British position.  The Axis must capture VP's before the 20 turn time limit expires.

 

+ 6 new units

British Paras

Wespe

Greyhound (created by Tim Catherall)

FlammPanzer

Sdkfz251/2

37mm Stielgranate

 

Fixes

+ tweaked the reaction fire scripting to be more proactive.

+ you can now play missions without having to complete all prior missions.

+ fixed bug where you could save and exit MP during the replay, causing all kinds of problems including side swapping and crashes.

+ fixed a bug where you could TAB through enemy forces.

+ added patch notes display to allow us to show what is new.

+ can now only save a game when in battle.

+ fixed bug where you couldn't rename existing saves.

+ new map dialog now sets sizes to the current map size.

+ fixed multiple bugs when trying to load or overload effect animation files.

+ fixed bug with fogging when shadows off

+ fixed a bug where some lists weren't being clipped correctly after the text driver crash fix.

 

Battlefield Academy is available for download on both Slitherine and Matrix stores.

 

Inspired by an original online game concept devised by the BBC © BBC 2004

More Info

Battle Academy

  ( Views : 5892 )


In Other News..

Star Hammer Nautilid Preview

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Nautilid constitute a dangerous threat for Mankind, but are still a mysterious one. No one really knows about their weapons or what kind of adaptation deep space has forced them to evolve.

But the Intelligence has collected some data about two classes of them and today they are ready to share them with you!

The Disruptor and the Sprayer can be very deadly and full of trickery so be careful!

Read more...

Scourge of War - The Waterloo Diaries Video Part 1

Friday, May 22, 2015

From its announce on, Scourge of War: Waterloo – the upcoming title on the Scourge of War series - has reached a high level of attention by the wargamer community with a lot of questions about its features and gameplay. Now, it's our great pleasure to satisfy your curiosity!

We have just released on our Youtube Channel the first chapter of the "Waterloo Diaries", featuring the producer of Scourge of War: Waterloo whom is going to share some key elements about the game (scope, main features, mechanics).

This is an in-game footage, without any post-editing!

We will publish more videos until the release date in order to give you the best coverage of the game, stay tuned!

Read more...

Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon Glory of Macragge DLC is out!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Today will be a bloody day for the Ultramarines, because these highly disciplined and courageous warriors finally will have their hour of glory with the release of an expansion focused on their contribution during the Second War of Armageddon!

In Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon – Glory of Macragge, you can lead the glorious Ultramarines in a brand new campaign that features 11 challenging scenarios, organized in 3 different Acts. The sons of Macragge who fight in the manner prescribed in the holy pages of the Codex Astartes are known to be versatile and able to master any style of warfare.

With such powerful reinforcements on Armageddon, the Orks had better watch out!

Read more...

Pandora is on sale on Humble Bundle!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Hurry up! This is your chance to put your hands on Pandora: First Contact as the game is showcased in the Humble Store with 66% of discount for 48 hours!

Pandora: First Contact is a science fiction 4X turn-based strategy game on a planetary scale in which you are the leader of one the few factions of brave men and women fighting to terraform the alien environment of the planet Pandora

Grab the game here    

Read more...

Home of Wargamers 2015 Ask us anything!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Just over one month to the opening of this year’s Home of Wargamers event and we need your contribution!

As you know, #HoW15 is all about the future of wargames. 30 developers will be meeting in CastelBrando to debate the market, exchange views and put their heads together to make the best games you could possibly play in the future.

What is it that you really want to see? What would you ask to Matrix Games, Slitherine and their development partners?

This is your chance to have all your questions answered, live! You can ask your questions by sending us an email to how15@slitherine.co.uk, posting on the forum or tweeting #HoW15 @MatrixGamesLtd.

Read more...

Distant Worlds: Universe Version 1.9.5.12 is out!

Monday, May 18, 2015

“Humanity has the stars in its future”– Isaac Asimov

A major new update is available for the critically acclaimed 4x space strategy game Distant Worlds: Universe, bringing the game to version 1.9.5.12 with many improvements, changes and bug fixes! For example, major improvements to the private sector freighter system, AI improvements, fixes to achievements that were not being retained, and bases will now launch fighters at attackers even when they have no other weapons!

But the list is very long, so be sure to check the whole changelog here

You can download the patch from here

Distant Worlds is a vast, pausable real-time 4X space strategy game. Experience the full depth and detail of turn-based strategy, but with the simplicity and ease of real-time, and on the scale of a massively-multiplayer online game.  

Read more...

Deal of the Week! Panthers in the Fog 25 percent discount!

Monday, May 18, 2015

Our beloved Deal of the Week is back and it is celebrating the recent Steam release of Close Combat: Panther in the Fog with a 25% discount offer at only $ 29.99!

Command your troops as a German leader in the attempt to take Hill 314, or play by the American side and hold the line until the reinforcement arrive in this epic simulation of one of the turning points of the Western Front!

Read more...