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Commander - The Great War

Product Info

Take Command and Secure Victory in the War to End All Wars!

 

 

Now available in French and German

Jetzt auch auf Deutsch

Maintenant disponible en Français

At the heart of the conflict, when men fought for every inch of land, only visionary leaders could make the choices that would lead their troops to victory. The remarkable sequence of events that inexorably led to the 'Great War' is written in our history books and pictured in our movies. Now a new turn-based strategy game captures this time of war with unprecedented realism, playability and accuracy. Developed by The Lordz Games Studio, Commander - The Great War is the latest release in the popular Commander series to bring the thrill, excitement and challenging decision-making of these difficult times to life. Gamers can enjoy a huge hex based campaign map that stretches from the USA in the west, Africa and Arabia to the south, Scandinavia to the north and the Urals to the east on a new engine that is more efficient and fully supports widescreen resolutions.

Commander – The Great War features a Grand Campaign covering the whole war from the invasion of Belgium on August 5, 1914 to the Armistice on the 11th of November 1918 in addition to 16 different unit types including Infantry, Cavalry, Armoured Cars and Tanks, Artillery, Railroad Guns and Armoured Trains and more!

For generals looking to test their mettle against other players, Slitherine’s revolutionary play by e-mail system will also bring a whole new level of excitement in Multiplayer battles while simultaneously offering near limitless replayability!  

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For more information about the game visit www.commander-games.com.

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Features

  • A huge hex-based campaign map that stretches from the USA in the west, Africa and Arabia to the south, Scandinavia to the north and the Urals to the east. 5 Grand Campaigns, each starting in a different year of the war, at the start of a historical offensive: 1914 The Great War, 1915 Ypres Artois, 1916 The Battle of Verdun, 1917 The Nivelle Offensive and 1918 The Kaiserschlacht. Over 40 unique historical and what-if events triggered by conditions on the campaign-map. 18 different unit types including Infantry, Cavalry, Armoured Cars and Tanks, Artillery, Railroad Guns and Armoured Trains, Cruisers, Submarines and Battleships, Fighters, Bombers and Airships. Each has its own strengths and weaknesses, based on their historical performance in the various theatres throughout the war. Attach historical Commanders to your units. Each has their own specific strengths, so decide wisely which Commander is most suited to which front. Three types of Commanders are available: Generals for ground units, Admirals at sea and flying Aces to strengthen your air units. Invest in research and technology to improve your units. Aircraft evolve from fragile tools of aerial observation to deadly ground and air attack planes. Artillery barrages become ever more accurate and powerful. Or focus on Armour technology and unleash a dreadful new weapon on the battlefield: the Tank. Detailed and realistic combat that models supply, morale, terrain, leadership, equipment, training and fog of war. Multiplayer via Slitherines revolutionary PBEM++ server system. Easy to learn, hard to master game play. An all new engine, supporting any display resolution from 1024600 upwards and includes full wide screen support. Extreme moddability using the Lua scripting language, allowing players to alter many aspects of gameplay including combat, research, unit statistics, terrain effects and many more

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Review at Tacticular cancer
Commander: The Great War certainly (and rightly so) feels more like arm-wrestling than a graceful sword duel. Yet for anyone who has grown tired of years of panzers, blitzkrieg, Stalingrad and Normandy, this game should be just the ticket.

Review at Estrategas de sillon (Spanish)
"One of the titles most comprehensive grand strategy on the Great War for quite some time .

Review on RockPaperShotgun
"Im about halfway through my first 118-turn Commander: The Great War campaign at present, and cant recall enjoying a grand-strategic WWI title more. Lordz seem to have judged the scale, pace and workload just about perfectly."

Details


Commander - The Great War

Release Date: 12 NOV 2012

Platform: PC
Language: English, German, French, Italian
Genre: Strategic
Turns: Turn-Based IGOUGO
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: World War I


Developer
The Lordz Games Studio



Product Specs

  • Theatre: World
  • Unit Scale: Corps, Army
  • Players: 1-2
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: Yes, Server Based
  • File Size: 800mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 31hr 44min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 104min
  • - High Speed: 21min
  • Version: 1.3.0
  • Manual: PDF E-Book, Printed - Color

Product Requirements :
    Minimum Requirements:
    OS: Windows XP
    Processor: Pentium 4
    RAM: 1 GB for XP or 2GB for Vista/7
    Graphics: With OpenGL 1.3 support (GeForce FX / Radeon R300)
    Hard Drive: 800MB free space

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Digital Express Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Standard Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed grayscale manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Collector's Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed full color manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.