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Back to News Listing Field of Glory Battle Pack Now Available!

Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012 by Erik Rutins

Type: Press Release

 

Matrix Games, Slitherine (www.slitherine.com), and Hexwar (www.hexwar.com) are excited to announce the release of the Field of Glory Battle Pack, a battle-ready pack full of scenarios for single and multiplayer that cover a wide range of periods.

Players can pick up the Field of Glory Battle Pack from either the Slitherine or Matrix Games site! Field of Glory Digital is REQUIRED to play the Field of Glory Battle Pack!

In the Field of Glory Battle Pack, players can choose from a variety of scenarios and refight great battles including Bosworth Field, Crecy, and the Battle of Granicus. Take control of Caesar’s forces during the invasion of Gaul or Britain, or take the field at Megiddo, Hastings, or Platea. All Field of Glory fans will find the right scenario that scratches the itch in the Battle Pack!

Check out the battle list below!

  • Al-Qadisiyya 637AD
  • Battle of the Standard 1138AD
  • Bosworth Field 1485AD
  • Brunanburh 937AD
  • Caesar in Britain (Devil's Dyke) 54BC
  • Caesar in Gaul (Ariovistus) 58BC
  • Crecy 1346AD
  • Degastan 603AD
  • Dorostolon 971AD
  • Eurymedon 466BC
  • Granicus 334BC
  • Hastings 1066AD
  • Las Navas De Tolosa 1212AD
  • Leuctra 371BC
  • Lincoln 1141AD
  • Lindanisa 1219AD
  • Mauron 1352AD
  • Megiddo 1457BC
  • Mortgarten 1315AD
  • Plataea 479BC
  • Raphia 217BC
  • Saving Jerusalem 582BC
  • St Matthews Day 1217AD
  • The Elephant Victory 273BC

 

Along with the release of the Field of Glory Battle Pack comes the 1.8 update for Field of Glory Digital, which can be downloaded from this link. The update includes fixes and changes to the following:

  • Added support for the Battle Pack 
  • Added additional Battle Groups to the scenario editor.
  • Fixed all reported DAG list issues in the Technical support forum. 
  • Fixed all reported Scenario Editor issues in the Technical support forum. 
  • Fixed a bug where Spear/Pike impact POA's were used incorrectly where a charge move by them ended in a stream.
  • Fixed a bug related to rear charge issues.

 

Pick up the patch from the downloads page at the Matrix Games site. The update is comprehensive and will bring all versions of Field of Glory Digital to 1.8.

 

About Field of Glory Battle Pack

Based on Slitherine’s popular tabletop wargaming system by the same name, Field of Glory now comes to the PC in a faithful adaptation of this acclaimed miniatures wargame!  Without the calculations and measurements required for a tabletop game of Field of Glory, the PC version accurately represents ancient and medieval combat where you make the important and fun decisions on the battlefield.

Now with the Field of Glory Battle Pack, players will find more than twenty additional challenging scenarios to whet their appetite for action on the field, from ancient to medieval tactical combat from Megiddo in 1457 BC to Bosworth Field in 1485 AD.

Field of Glory Digital is REQUIRED to play the Field of Glory Battle Pack

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