||  

Back to News Listing The Fight Keeps Going On The Field Of Glory - Plus A Half-Off Sale!

Posted: Thursday, December 09, 2010 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

A year and half a million multiplayer turns after release, Slitherine discloses stats and numbers

To celebrate the first birthday of Field of Glory, the game will be sold at a 50% discount on both Slitherine and Matrix site until the 12th of December.

The release of Field of Glory in late 2009 took the wargaming world by storm. The digital adaptation of tabletop wargaming rules came to revolutionize how PC wargames are played online, supported with the help of the community and expanded. Never before has a product seen such intense participation of an ever-expanding fan base and such continuous support by a publisher, developer and fans as a whole.

Since its release, the game has expanded into a humongous project, featuring 1043 different battle group images, 90 historic battles, 4 army packs with 206 different armies to choose from, hundreds of new features and it’s not over yet!

Keith Martin-Smith, Director at Developer Hexwar said: “What a year , where did 2010 go ? Since launching the Field of Glory Digital Edition we have never stopped.  First we added the Digital Army Generator and we thought that would be it, but we could not resist so much positive user feedback and great ideas that the game has evolved a long way from what came out a year ago”.

The game has over 1,500 multiplayer games live at any time. So far over 500,000 multiplayer turns have been played. The most active player, john2412 has 679 battles played, 3.5 million casualties and 6.6 million kills and the sum of all registered player have inflicted over 4.6 billion kills !

Iain McNeil, Development Director at Slitherine added: “I have to thank our community for all the support and help they gave us and all the players that allowed us to make this wonderful journey. Field of Glory is more than a project to us: it started with the tabletop wargaming rules and it’s now a major franchise within the wargaming world. This couldn’t happen at all without the support of the thousands of players that enjoy the game in all its iteration worldwide”.

The game in its current version is the result of a hard work of co-ordination between the publishing team at Slitherine, the development team at Hexwar and the online community that posted over 23,000 posts in the official forum giving suggestions and asking for improvements.

Top player Panther Boy is the leader of one of the most active leagues, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. He is a spokesperson for an entire community of players celebrating this first year of exceptional successes for the game: “Having started playing from the beginning I've really enjoyed seeing how Slitherine and Hexwar have committed themselves to improving the game with an eye towards achieving a truly polished product. It is also encouraging to know that player’s opinions hold enough weight to merit changes in the game when needed”.

More Info

Field of Glory

  ( Views : 7779 )


In Other News..

Order of Battle: Winter War is out!

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Order of Battle has reached the frozen lands of Finland! Winter War is out!

Winter War, the latest DLC for the highly praised Order of Battle: World War II, is now OUT for PC and Mac!

Read more...

Strategic Command: WWII in Europe in numbers!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

In Strategic Command you take command of the Axis or the Allies as a whole, without being limited to a single nation. This forces the player to think globally, in order to make the best use of all the resources and to plan successful strategies.

Knowing the strengths and the weaknesses of each faction is crucial to achieve victory! 

Read more...

Order of Battle: Winter War - Don't miss the Twitch!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The release date of Winter War, the latest DLC to the highly praised Order of Battle: World War II, is approaching. The expansion is being released tomorrow! 

Read more...

Command LIVE Episode 1 is out!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Command LIVE project has officially taken off. The first release, Old Grudges Never Die, is out on our site and on Steam. You can purchase it here.

We are really proud of this first episode and of the project as a whole. Developers WarfareSim and Bart Gauvin, an experienced designer from the community, have worked hard to bring this project to life and this is only the start. It’s the first time a detailed simulation takes on real life events to create such detailed fictional, but true-to-life scenarios.

Read more...

Strategic Command WWII: War in Europe Box Art revealed!

Friday, July 15, 2016

Today we are ready to reveal the definitive cover art of Strategic Command: WWII in Europe. This wargame is a deeply immersive turn based strategy game covering the greatest conflict in modern history.

Read more...

Command LIVE. Play history live, as it happens.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Command LIVE is a very ambitious project. Its aim is to recreate highly accurate scenarios from real-world situations and events, as they happen. WarfareSims has teamed up with the best editors and modders from the community, to create short, engaging scenarios that re-create real life events. Where geopolitical instability calls for military power to come into play, the Command LIVE project calls for players.
 
The first DLC to be released under this name is Old Grudges Never Die. Players take control of either Russian or Turkish forces in the attempt to maintain national honor and pride, while keeping a lid on hostilities to prevent the outbreak of larger conflict. 
 

Read more...

Espana 1936 is 50 percent off!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

In order to commemorate the anniversary of the Spanish Civil War we are offering a 50% discount on one of the best wargame about this crucial – but too often underrated –conflict:

España1936!

For an entire week you’ll have the chance to play this masterpiece for half of the price!  Harry up! The offer lasts until July, 19th!

In España 1936 you will experience the famous battles of Jarama, Guadalajara and Ebro, command the International Brigades or the Army of Africa. Can you conquer Madrid and force the Republic to surrender or will you lead the Anarchist forces of Durruti to victory?

Read more...