||  

Back to News Listing Matrix Games Brings Conflict of Heroes to Life

Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 by Erik Rutins

Type: Press Release

 

Matrix Games, Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) and Western Civilization Software (www.west-civ.com) along with Uwe Eickert (www.academy-games.com) are excited to announce the release of the tactical turn-based World War II game Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear!, which has had its roots in the award-winning current boardgame series. No effort has been spared to bring the outstanding Conflict of Heroes gameplay to the PC, Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! aims to capture the tactical wargamer’s heart!

 

Set on the Eastern Front during Operation Barbarossa, Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! tasks players with commanding German or Russian forces between 1941-1942, complete with a historical roster of infantry, armor and artillery units. Players will be able to command the board while using either traditional chit-style graphics or 3D units, as well as either a flexible 3D camera view or top-down 2D view.

Wargamers will have to rely on realistic military tactics to win not only against the AI but also against human players using the in-game multiplayer server complete with a forum for matchmaking and a real-time chat lobby. Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! is loaded with scenarios, ten from original board game in “Awakening the Bear Firefights”, as well as 16 new scenarios along with a very flexible “point-buy” scenario on “Partisan Road”. Players will have a multitude of firefight to keep themselves busy, as well as a scenario and map editor to create more!

The full feature list of Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! include:

  • Official adaptation of the multiple award-winning board game Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear!
  • Full 3D Graphics as well as board game-style Chit graphics. Supports a flexible 3D camera view or top down 2D camera view.
  • Fun: Quick-paced simultaneous play allows both players to interact with no waiting.
  • Fast: Scenarios vary in length from only 1/2 hour to 2-3 hours.
  • Easy: Teach a new player how to play in ten minutes! Full in-game tutorials included as well as a full color printed manual.
  • Historically Accurate: Learn the unique tactics and logistics used by each historical faction.
  • Challenging: Realistic military tactics are required to win.
  • Full AI: Play any scenario against the computer when a human opponent is unavailable
  • Multi-player: TCP/IP Multiplayer support with game lobby and forum for internet play (requires one open port) as well as LAN play support
  • Awakening the Bear Firefights: Ten Scenarios faithfully adapted from the original board game
  • Commanding Heights Firefights: Five new scenarios set in the Kerch Peninsula in 1942
  • Frontier Firefights: Eleven new scenarios set across the Eastern Front in 1941-1942
  • Point Buy Firefight: "Partisan Road", a flexible and replayable point-buy scenario
  • Full Scenario Editor: Create and share new scenarios using any of the "Awakening the Bear!" units

Get more information on Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! from its official product page on both the Matrix Gamesand Slitherine website.

  • View Enlargement
  • View Enlargement

Click thumbnails for full-size images and captions.

More Info

Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear!

  ( Views : 25958 )


In Other News..

Gettysburg Tournament Starts on July 20th

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

We are close to releasing an update for Gettysburg: The Tide Turns, which will fix some issues encountered lately. We decided to push back the start date of the Tournament - initially planned to be today - in order to allow us to work on the update before it releases and making the Tournament running on a better version of the game.

The Gettysburg: The Tide Turns Tournament will start tomorrow, July 20th.

Read more...

Field of Glory 2 Developers Diary - A.I.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The AI for Field of Glory II has been developed by building on the knowledge gained from developing the generally praised AI for Pike and Shot and Sengoku Jidai.
 
Deployment
For non-preset scenarios, it is important that the AI can deploy its army in a sensible formation, taking account of the prevailing terrain.
Generally speaking, most ancient armies would deploy with an infantry centre in one or more lines. (Usually three for Romans, usually only one for Hellenistic armies). They would then have cavalry on both wings and perhaps in reserve, plus light troops both in the centre and on the wings.

Read more...

Battlestar Galactica Deadlock - Ask Us Anything on Reddit!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Join us on https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/ next week on Wednesday July 19th at 8 pm PST / 11 pm EST! 

Read more...

Carrier Deck version 1.1.2 is out!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Hello Captains!
 
Carrier Deck has been updated to version 1.1.2! This update brings a lot of improvements and changes, making the game better than ever! Now, you can launch missions in any order (you do not have to do them in the order of the mission queue). As a balancing act to that, the mission queue has been reduced to 3 slots. 
 
Check the entire changelog below!
 
You can download the patch from here or from the Members Area

Read more...

Gettysburg: The Tide Turns is out!

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Battle of Gettysburg, fought between the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia, is considered by many the turning point of the American Civil War.

Lasted three days, from July 1st to July 3rd, 1863, the battle saw many epic and tragic moments, culminating in the famous Pickett's Charge, the desperate frontal assault of the confederates against the unionist defensive lines at Cemetery Ridge.

Today, Shenandoah and Slitherine are very proud to release Gettysburg: The Tide Turns, the brilliant hex-based wargame that will make you relive all the hard tactical choices the Confederates and the Unionists had to take during these long and crucial days of fierce fighting.

Read more...

Desert War Scenario Screenshots

Thursday, July 13, 2017

We have received a new set of screenshots about our upcoming wargame Desert War, featuring the starting points of the main scenarios available in the game!

Browse between“Operazione E”, “The Battle of Sollum, “The Fall of Tobruk” up to “Operation Supercharge”, and discover plenty of tactical options you’ll have at disposal! 

Read more...

Order of Battle: Burma Road - Campaign Diary!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

With the upcoming release of Burma Road DLC for Order of Battle, we wanted to take a moment to fill you in on what's been developed by The Artistocrats in association with Demon Wings Interactive.

Read more...